Experts explain why California is still plagued by gun violence despite some of the toughest gun laws in the country
Even the state with some of the strictest gun laws cannot keep gun violence away from its borders.
California has some of the toughest gun laws in the country – many of which were enacted in response to several of the violent mass shootings in recent years.
But that did not prevent a wave of mass shootings to afflict the state in the first weeks of 2023.
At least seven people were killed in Half Moon Bay, Calif., just south of San Francisco, on Monday after a suspect opened fire on two farms in the rural town, officials said. …