• San Jose, California, became the first city in the United States to impose restrictions on gun owners demanding they purchase liability insurance and pay an annual fee.
  • The new law was spearheaded by San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, who cited a study claiming that residents of San Jose collectively paid $442 million per year because of gun violence in the city.
  • Under the new ordnance, gun owners would need to keep proof of insurance and proof of fee payment with their gun at all times. They would be required to be able to provide documentation to police officers when requested.

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