California vs. colorado on gun laws
Here's a comparison between California and Colorado gun laws:
Colorado law: Allows ownership of assault weapons, though Denver can restrict them.
California law: Prohibits ownership of assault weapons unless acquired before 1989. Semi-automatic guns, however, are not considered assault weapons and are allowed as long as they carry magazines of less than 10 rounds.
Background checks, waiting periods
Colorado law: Requires background checks for firearms purchased at gun shows.
California law: Requires a background check and 10-day waiting period on both handguns and rifles; gun shows are not exempt
Colorado law: Concealed weapons require a permit.
Local law enforcement retain the right to deny concealed carry permits on reasonable doubt.
California law: Allows concealed-weapon permits, but the number of permits issued varies widely by jurisdiction.
California law: Prohibits individuals from openly carrying weapons.