There are about 40,000 illegally owned guns in California. They're owned by people from all walks of life who have been ordered to turn in their firearms for a number of different reasons, but they haven’t come forward. So special agents from California's Justice Department’s Bureau of Firearms are going after them to seize the weapons.
California tracks gun owners who have convictions using a database system that’s unique to the state. It’s helped them confiscate thousands of guns. CNN’s Randi Kaye saw firsthand how law enforcement uses the program to find and seize illegal firearms.
You can see Randi’s report at 8 and 10 p.m. ET, plus Anderson interviews California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Aurora shooting victim Stephen Barton who works for the organization Mayors Against Illegal Guns.
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