Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News

United States

22 June 2006

Los Angeles Times, Editorial

The California Senate is expected to vote on a bill today that would require all semiautomatic handguns sold here to include a device that marks bullets with a unique identifier so police can more easily trace cartridges found at crime scenes. The Legislature should approve the bill, and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger should promptly sign it into law. The technology, known as microstamping, is simple and has been shown effective in tests. It uses small lasers inside the... (

Read More: Los Angeles Times