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Illegal Firearm Possession

California has complex firearm possession laws, and state and federal laws both carry steep fines and the possibility of jail time for certain infractions. California law bans much more than just certain firearms, with certain ammunition and gun paraphernalia being banned as well. Sorting through what is legal and what is not can be quite confusing, especially as some cities have taken steps to ban specific things within those cities.

Understanding Gun Laws

The laws governing gun possession in California are complex and cannot be fully covered in this article. However, some basic facts about gun laws in California include:

The laws governing firearm possession in California is even more complex because of the fact that many of the bans on firearms include grandfather clauses, allowing individuals who owned banned guns before these laws were passed to register them afterward.

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