Blog Posts February 2019

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Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 – H.R.8

admin February 22, 2019
Background Check

The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 (H.R.8) is legislation brought about by the efforts of young people. Those involved carried on a committed course of action at the ballot box and on the streets. Demanding action on gun violence they mobilised communities by demograph, geography and socio-economic class. The bill itself seeks to expand background checks for all firearms…

SB 1421 retrospective pre January 1 2019 argued RE public access

admin February 1, 2019
Police Records

SB 1421 and AB 748 (Effective July 1 2019) are significant items of legislation signed on September 30th 2018 requiring changes as to how police (peace) records are made available. Widely seen as a response to shootings of unarmed minority males by police. The statutes shift some impetus towards the public when requesting police records which prior to this were…