Day: August 24, 2021

Gun Law
Jake Fogleman

San Jose Mayor Says Insurance Mandate Would Make it Easier for Police to Seize Guns

Gun confiscation is not off the table in San Jose, California. On a podcast appearance with the L.A. Times Monday morning, Mayor Sam Liccardo reiterated his support for the city’s recently approved gun control ordinances. The ordinances will require gun owners to purchase liability insurance and pay an annual fee to cover the public costs of gun violence. Noncompliance with these new ordinances would be grounds for confiscation, according to Liccardo. “We didn’t want to criminalize the failure to get insurance,” Liccardo said. “But there would be fines and there would be the ability for, most importantly I think, the

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