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California: Gun Shop Closure Reversed in Los Angeles County!

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

California:  Gun Shop Closure Reversed in Los Angeles County!

After being sued by NRA and other gun-rights groups for unlawfully shuttering California gun stores, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says that he is reversing course.  Villanueva’s reversal follows pro-Second Amendment guidance from the Trump Administration that characterizes gun dealers and manufacturers as an “essential” component of the nation’s critical infrastructure.  

As reported here, Villanueva’s partisan response to the COVID-19 crisis has been exploitative and fickle; on the critical issue of gun rights, the Sheriff has already flip-flopped twice in less than a week.  Such reckless indifference to individual self-defense rights – and the ability to obtain a firearm like the one Sheriff Villanueva comfortably carries for his own, personal defense - is more than dangerous. These unlawful power-grabs by “law enforcement” are the exact opposite of what the Second Amendment guarantees you & your loved ones. 

By issuing pro-Second Amendment guidance that echoes the lawsuit filed by NRA and other gun-rights groups, the shaky hand of uniformed partisans like Sheriff Villanueva was forced.  Other “leaders” who share Villanueva’s appetite for infringement are on notice: The NRA and its litigation partners will continue to press our legal challenges against this Sheriff, Gavin Newsom, and any others who use the COVID-19 emergency as an opportunity to diminish the people’s freedom and security under the Second Amendment when they need it most. 

This is breaking and developing news—updates to NRA members will follow as details become available. 

 

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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.