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California top cop misleading police about their gun rights?

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Based on recent actions by the California Department of Justice (DOJ), one might think California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, doesn't like the idea of federal law enforcement officers possessing firearms within "her State." First, the DOJ changed its previous policy of including federal officers among those who can buy or receive handguns that are not listed on the Roster of Handguns Certified for Sale from licensed firearm dealers, so that now they may not. Although that policy change is a correct interpretation of the law, as we recently explained, now the DOJ is curiously hesitant to reevaluate its incorrect policy that retired federal officers are not entitled to exemption from California's concealed carry laws under the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act ("LEOSA").

Read the article: CalGunLaws

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