Glendale City Council takes steps toward banning gun show

Screen Shot 2013-01-23 at 9.54.55 PMA suburb of Los Angeles, Glendale and it’s City Council took the first step toward banning a decades-old gun show at the Civic Auditorium, directing the city attorney to draft an ordinance that would permanently bar the sale of guns on city-owned property.

Despite their desire for the ban, however, the majority of City Council members also agreed to allow a gun show already on the calendar for March, saying that they didn’t want to create an immediate financial problem for the event’s organizer.

The decision angered more than 100 gun advocates who packed City Hall on Tuesday night to oppose any measure that would hinder the gun show, which has historically paid to use the Civic Auditorium across from Glendale Community College as its venue.  Read more here.  

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