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Second Amendment backers arm up with ink and paper to battle California’s ‘Gunmageddon’

Barry Bahrami went from incredulous to angry last month when California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a batch of firearms control laws known collectively as “Gunmageddon.” Then, the San Diego-based CEO became determined to fight back against the laws, which take aim at so-called assault weapons, enforce ammunition background checks, mostly take effect Jan. 1 and outlaw

California Gov. Brown makes case for re-election

 In a year when California Democrats are worried about motivating their voters, Gov. Jerry Brown heard another unwelcome message Saturday: some environmentalists, a core Democratic constituency, are bristling over his administration’s policies on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Appearing at a Democratic convention in Los Angeles, in his first major campaign speech since formally declaring his