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Gov. Gavin Newsom says
state won't issue guidance on
whether gun stores are essential businesses

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Posted By: poster, 3/26/2020 12:43:16 AM

California Gov. Gavin Newsom will not offer official guidance on whether gun stores can be classified as essential businesses and remain open during the state's shelter-in-place order. Newsom was asked about the issue after Los Angeles County reversed course on a move to close gun stores amid the spread of coronavirus in the region and the county's shelter-in-place order. L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva initially ordered the closing of gun stores, but legal counsel for the county determined gun stores are essential businesses and must remain open. Villanueva then rescinded the order.


Newsom as mayor of San Francisco regulated the City's last gun shop out of existence.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Felixed 3/26/2020 1:10:36 AM (No. 358212)
With politicians like Newsom on the loose, gun stores are very much an essential business.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JL80863 3/26/2020 1:19:15 AM (No. 358214)
Cop out Wus.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: JediJerry 3/26/2020 1:53:12 AM (No. 358227)
If you are an anti 2nd Amendment gun grabber like Gov Nuisance then they are obviously not essential. But if you are a gun owner Bible clutching 2nd Amendment protecting American then gun shops are essential to protect us from the former.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: planetgeo 3/26/2020 8:34:18 AM (No. 358390)
Gavin,, I saw your picture and it looks like your hair is overdue for its 10,000 mile oil change and lube job.
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