Ah yes, the requisite 'it's-all-so-hopeless-so-we-should-give-up-and-eat-worms' post.
Look- Its going to take some time to turn California around as our legislature has ignored the memo that the second amendment affirms an individual right to keep and bear arms. (and it only took about 70 years to get SCOTUS to get that memo out.)
New gun restrictions are not the end of the world but looking at the legislation, particularly AB2182 gives you a little insight to the wackado motives to gun control. Specifically AB2182 was introduced as a political attack on ONE person. It was withdrawn because it usurped due process in assuming guilt when no intent to commit a crime was present.
The addition of long arms to Portantino's law emphasizes the necessity of re-evaluating the 116 exemptions to the law- changing the kind of firearms will do nothing to erase the exemptions that provide enough loopholes for everyone to carry.