I know it's the law in California that you must purchase a California Approved gun lock with every handgun purchased. My wifes Berretta came with a cable lock from Berretta. The cheap plastic lock that came with the Hi-Point didn't meet California minimum requirements so I had to purchase a cable lock for about $15.00. The trigger lock that came with my C9 looks like I could remove it with a pair of toenail clippers.I believe that is a law in some states that they must supply a trigger lock so they just throw it in every weapon to cover it. Or it may be just the owner's idea.