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California: Los Angeles Sheriffs Halts Closures of Gun Stores

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

California: Los Angeles Sheriffs Halts Closures of Gun Stores

Last night, the Los Angeles County Sheriff announced that he would be suspending efforts to close down gun stores after receiving an opinion from Los Angeles County counsel that gun stores could in fact be classified as essential businesses under the Governor's executive order. This comes as the Los Angeles Mayor announced that the Department of Water and Power will shut off services to non-essential businesses that don't comply with the "safer at home" ordinance.  

Your NRA-ILA will continue to monitor this situation and will report on further developments.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.