Governor Newsom Statement on Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision Allowing Marketing of Firearms to Children


SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Junior Sports Magazines, Inc. v. Bonta blocking California’s law banning the marketing of guns to children:

“The court is fighting to protect marketing weapons of war to children – a ‘junior’ AR-15. They have endorsed this:

“It is pure insanity.”

Governor Newsom is working with Attorney General Bonta to explore options to swiftly challenge this ruling.