According to this article, California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that increases funding to confiscate "illegally" owned firearms.

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The money will go to hire more agents to confiscate the weapons and reduce the the time necessary over the next few years, to identify and seize assault weapons owned by convicted criminals and individuals with serious mental illnesses.

Other measures being discussed would include background checks on ammunition purchases, a requirement that all gun owners use lock boxes and expanding the list of criteria one must meet before owning a firearm.

The program, which is unique to California, cross-checks five databases to find people who bought weapons they are no longer legally allowed to own.

Would you want this in NJ? Would this be good for NJ? Or is this more of Government intrusion?

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