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California ammo check law blocked 100 sales in first month

Aug 06, 2019 - Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's new ammunition background check law in its first month stopped more than 100 people from buying bullets illegally, officials said late Monday as they struggled to deter more of the mass shootings that have roiled California and other states over the last week.

"Countless other prohibited persons were likely deterred from even trying to purchase ammunition that they cannot lawfully possess," Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a court filing. He di...