San Jose becomes the latest city to ban ghost guns

San Jose is banning ghost guns — untraceable firearms that have increasingly been found at crime scenes in Santa Clara County over the last six years.

The ban is the latest attempt by city leaders to reduce gun violence in the nation’s tenth largest city.

While the federal government and California have passed recent legislation around ghost guns — which can be easily purchased online without a background check, built at home and lack a serial number — there is no current federal or state law that addresses the possession of ghost guns.

On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council voted unanimously to make it illegal to possess, manufacture,

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