California Bill Would Require Parents To Disclose If They Have Guns At Home As Well As How They Are Stored

Courthouse News reports:

A newly proposed California bill would require parents of public and charter schools students to disclose whether any guns are kept at their homes as well as how they are stored.

State Senator Anthony Portantino, a Democrat, introduced the bill that he said prioritizes student safety by increasing available information on gun access and safe at-home storage of firearms. The bill also would require schools to search a student’s property on campus for firearms if there’s a credible threat of violence.

The senator cited the school shooting last November in Oxford, Michigan, where a 15-year-old sophomore killed four students with a handgun his parents has bought him earlier that month, as an example of the often fatal consequences that occur when warning signs are ignored.

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