San Jose mayor Sam Liccardo made the headlines earlier this month by proposing first of its kind regulation that would require gun owners in the nation's 10th largest city to carry liability insurance.
Under Liccardo’s proposal, which would require approval from the City Council, gun owners in the Californian city will either have to purchase liability insurance or they’ll have to pay a fee to cover emergency response and medical care for victims of gun violence. The mayor said the strict measure will not “suddenly end gun violence” but it could ease taxpayer costs associated with firearm violence.
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