This is just one example of inconsistent laws in different states — from the LA Times website:
SACRAMENTO — California's gun controls are among the toughest in the
nation, but they're severely weakened by Washington's failure to pass
strong national laws.
It's sort of like the chain analogy — a chain being only as strong as its weakest link.
California is inescapably linked to Arizona and Nevada, states where it's still the Wild West for gun toting.
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