Jack Ohman

Editorial cartoonist, writer and Joe King’s alter ego

Pending California gun legislation...

04/17/2013 4:32 PM

04/17/2013 5:14 PM

Various pro and con gun bills before the legislature:

SB 456--Requires dogs to take firearm safety course.

AB 234--Restricts use of automatic weapons to "lawn aeration."

AB 167--Permits magazines up to 600 rounds for squirrel hunting.

SB 231--Makes thinking about guns, or using words contains the letters  "G", "U", or "N" a felony.

SB 112--Authorizes gun shows in church basements.

SB 189--Confiscates all SuperSoakers as part of squirt gun buyback program.

AB 333--Mandates that each resident of California purchase six (6) AR-15s as part of economic stimulus package.

AB 322--Replaces language in Second Amendment to excise "right to keep and bear arms" to "right to keep and bear Nerf footballs."

SB 420--Requires that marijuana be smoked before using a weapon to ensure lack of accuracy, motivation.

AB 210--Creates a state commission to study guns until 2078.

SB 200--Requires all Californians renting "western and/or cowboy movies" to submit to background check.

SB 45--Changes name of "Wayne La Pierre" to "Wayne Bad P.R."

AB 111--Creates $35 billion dollar tunnel to ship guns into Pacific Ocean.

SB 267--Eliminates CalPERS, replaces with CalIBERS, which provides guns to state retirees instead of money.

AB 209--Destroys all known copies of gun-based films featuring former California governors.

About This Blog

Jack Ohman joined The Sacramento Bee in 2013. He previously worked at the Oregonian, the Detroit Free Press and the Columbus Dispatch. His work is syndicated to more than 200 newspapers by Tribune Media Services. Jack has won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, the Scripps Foundation Award and the national SPJ Award, and he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012 and the Herblock Prize in 2013. Contact Jack at johman@sacbee.com. Twitter: @JACKOHMAN.

 

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