A committee of the Board of Supervisors will consider two gun-control measures today that were proposed by Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Malia Cohen. Both have been approved and endorsed by the Police Department and are sure to pass at the full board. Read More
The San Francisco Bulls kept the main area of the Cow Palace bustling this weekend, but there was no doubt the real attraction was the annual Crossroads of the West Gun Show.
Thousands of people flocked to the South Hall of the arena to purchase firearms, ammo and accessories. NRA volunteers lured prospective new members before they entered, shouting, "If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem," along with offering free admission for signing up. Read More
Mayor Ed Lee is not waiting for the Obama administration to make laws restricting the use of semi-automatic weapons — he is joining forces with other city officials to try to ban certain ammunition and create a notification system for large ammo purchases. Read More
The homeless man who in July was allegedly found near Golden Gate Park with an arsenal of weapons and ammo in his vehicle intended to harm a family member, police said Wednesday.
Also found in Robert Johns’ Jeep Cherokee was a card listing the names and titles of U.S. politicians, but police do not know if the 37-year-old was targeting any of them. Read More