The 22-caliber Sturm Ruger semi-automatic rifle seized by state agents working in Modesto is one of thousands of illegal weapons confiscated from those are barred from owning guns.
California, like the rest of the nation, is engaged in a debate over whether and how to tighten gun control laws. The state already has some of the toughest laws in the nation -- but how well are the laws working? As part of an occasional series, Elaine Korry reports from Modesto on a program that sends out federal agents to seize firearms from those who've lost their right to own a gun. Reporter: Elaine Korry