New Bill Aimed at Closing a Dangerous Legal Loophole for Homemade Ghost Guns

An excerpt from NBC Southern California

By Lolita Lopez and Josh Underwood-Davis

New legislation is aimed at closing a legal loophole blamed for the proliferation of untraceable, homemade guns in Southern California.

So-called ghost guns cannot be tracked, allowing some to fall into the hands of criminals. They can be purchased online, delivered in pieces and assembled at home -- no background check required.

Asm. Mike A. Gipson on the Passing of John Singleton

CARSON, Calif --- Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson today released the following statement on the passing of director, screenwriter, producer and member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity:

“John Singleton leaves a legacy of excellence in filmmaking and portraying the Black urban experience. I am proud to say that he is also my Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity brother.

Rise in California homeless killings leads lawmaker to revive hate crime bill

An excerpt from the Sacramento Bee

It’s dangerous to be homeless in the Golden State. Homeless people make up less 1 percent of Los Angeles’ population, yet accounted for 16 percent of the city’s homicide victims last year, according to the Los Angeles Daily News.

Often, that violence is carried out with extreme brutality, according to National Coalition for the Homeless.

In May 2016, four people in beat a homeless man to death over the course of three days in San Francisco.

Asm. Mike Gipson will host a 5K Run/Walk to Raise Awareness for Autism

Wilmington, Calif. --- Grab your running shoes! Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) will host a ‘5K Run/Walk for Autism’ to commemorate National Autism Awareness month and to raise awareness for autism on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Wilmington Waterfront Park.