Its all smoke & mirrors. Since the state is on the brink of bankruptcy, crime is getting worse, speaking only English is no longer enough to get by in many parts of the state, etc. They need to demonize something to scare the sheeple into voting for them. There are no good, sound normal reasons to reelect them, so they need to scare the sheeple with scary guns and evil gun owners.
Oh, & seriously, what counts as a legal
"assault rifle" these days in CA is just sad.
I gotta ask, has anyone ever committed a serious crime in CA with a CA compliant semi auto?
Oh, I propose PRK, Peoples Republik of Kalifornia.