BREAKING: LA County Sheriff Throws in the Towel, Will Allow Gun Stores to Reopen

Please see my statement regarding clarification on essential businesses during the #Covid19 Crisis: #LASD #FlattenTheCurve #SheriffV pic.twitter.com/tJSMyQrGDo — Alex Villanueva (@LACoSheriff) March 31, 2020 Another win for the right to armed self defense. Sheriff Alex Villanueva — for the second time — has reversed himself and announced that LA County gun stores will not be […]

Americans Buying Firearms Show That The Gun Control Orgs Have Clearly Lost the Argument

Do you feel badly, Mr. and Mrs. America, knowing how much you’ve let down the leaders of nation’s gun control industry in the last few weeks? Because you really should. All of you who are buying firearms, particularly you first-timers, have really disappointed our moral and intellectual betters in the anti-gun community. Sure, police departments […]

LA County Sheriff Closes Gun Stores, San Diego County Sheriff Leaves Them Open

“The city of L.A., for example, they have banned all gun shops, they closed them throughout the duration of this pandemic, and the city of Pasadena is going to follow our standard,” the sheriff said. [Sheriff Alex] Villanueva expressed concern about first-time gun owners in isolation with others during the shelter-in-place order. “What we’re trying […]

Guns Are For Everyone: Hungarians Hungry for Guns During COVID19 Emergency

“It’s a precautionary measure,” [gun buyer Peter] Rostas, 33, said as he queued outside a small Budapest shop selling non-military grade weapons that require no licence. “I’d rather be laughing later than find myself in a conflict with nothing but a broomstick.” Rostas fears violence could arise from shortages of essential goods, something the Hungarian […]

LA County Sheriff Closes Gun Sellers, Then Backs Down Under Blowback, Cities Reopening Stores

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva saw an opportunity yesterday and took it. Governor Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order shutting down most businesses in the state didn’t mention gun stores. Villanueva said he didn’t like the panic gun buying and the idea of a lot of first-time buyers with firearms. Los Angeles County residents rushed to […]

The Trace: Gun Industry’s Savvy Marketing is Feeding the National Gun Buying Surge

These are dark days for Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun agitprop generators at The Trace. Sure, there’s that whole global pandemic thing, with cities, states, businesses and entire industries shutting down and people getting sick and dying. But what’s really worrying those plucky content creators at @teamtrace isn’t the death or the economic devastation. It’s the fact […]