Newsom Seizes on Texas Abortion Law Tactics To Go After Assault Rifles and Ghost Guns

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Since the Supreme Court has given Texas the green light for its new legal approach that all but bans abortions, Governor Gavin Newsom says, California will use the same theory to curtail guns — letting private citizens sue people who sell assault rifles and parts for untraceable "ghost guns."

... Assembly Member Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, said Sunday that he has been working with the nonprofit Brady Campaign,which advocates for gun control, on similar legislation that he plans to introduce when the Legislature reconvenes in January.

Ting called it “a very simple issue”: The gun industry “needs to be held liable” for the use of firearms to commit crimes, or gun-related “incidents that result in injury or death.” Almost every other industry in this country is held liable for what their products do,” he said.

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