FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Gun owners’ rights organizations filed a lawsuit, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, against Becerra and his Department of Justice alleging that the system for registering so-called bullet-button assault weapons was unavailable for most of the week before the July 1, 2018 deadline. The suit says owners who were unable to register by the deadline now potentially face prosecution through no fault of their own.
FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Gun owners’ rights organizations filed a lawsuit, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, against Becerra and his Department of Justice alleging that the system for registering so-called bullet-button assault weapons was unavailable for most of the week before the July 1, 2018 deadline. The suit says owners who were unable to register by the deadline now potentially face prosecution through no fault of their own. Rich Pedroncelli, File AP Photo
FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Gun owners’ rights organizations filed a lawsuit, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, against Becerra and his Department of Justice alleging that the system for registering so-called bullet-button assault weapons was unavailable for most of the week before the July 1, 2018 deadline. The suit says owners who were unable to register by the deadline now potentially face prosecution through no fault of their own. Rich Pedroncelli, File AP Photo

California gun groups sue over faulty registration system

July 11, 2018 08:41 PM