FBI: California Among Leaders In US Firearms Purchases As Numbers Skyrocket During PandemicAs the nation grapples with a global pandemic and images of some rioters causing damage after hijacking peaceful protests demanding racial justice, more and more Americans are buying firearms, with California among the leaders in purchases.
Castro Valley Gun Shop Owner Claims Store, Ordered Shut, Is 'Essential Business'In a time of quarantines and stay-at-home orders, should a gun store be considered an "essential business?"
'I Do Worry': U.S. Gun Sales Surge As Coronavirus Fears SpreadAmericans are not just lining up to buy toilet paper over coronavirus concerns. They're also flocking to stores to buy guns and ammunition.
San Mateo School Security Increased; Search For Man Who Made ThreatsPolice increased their presence at several schools in San Mateo County Monday after a man made school shooting threats at a Big 5 Sporting Goods store on Friday.
Legislators, Protesters Push To Restrict Firearm SalesThe battle for tighter restrictions on gun sales in California includes a couple of new pushes to make it more difficult to purchase firearms.
'Trump Slump' in Gun Sales Continues Despite Control DebateSales of firearms slowed after the election of Donald Trump as president in 2016 allayed fears of a Democratic crackdown on gun owners. That trend has continued.
Walmart Sets Age Of 21 To Buy Firearms, AmmunitionWalmart announced Wednesday that it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21 and would also remove items resembling assault-style rifles from its website.
Dick's Sporting Goods Will Stop Selling Assault-Style Rifles
San Carlos To Debate Giving Shop Permit To Sell FirearmsOfficials in San Carlos are looking to temporarily block new stores selling firearms and ammunition from opening, including a sporting goods store that was set to go into business this month.
Gun Sales Skyrocket In California Before Stricter Laws Of 2017As the year 2016 comes to a close, gun sales are skyrocketing in California, according recent state data.
Feds Advise Gun Dealers To Halt Sales To Possible Marijuana UsersThe trend toward legalized marijuana in the U.S. now has more than half the states allowing either recreational or medicinal use of pot. But potential gun owners who use marijuana can’t legally buy a gun.
Facebook Cracks Down On Gun Sales, Advertising On Its NetworkFacebook announced a new policy that bars private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network.
Guns, Ammo Sell Like Hot Cakes Before Last San Francisco Gun Shop Closes Its DoorsCustomers are rushing to scoop up discounted firearms from San Francisco’s last gun store before it closes its doors at the end of the month in protest of a proposal to videotape gun sales in the city.
Ordinance To Require San Francisco Gun Shops To Videotape Sales Introduced By SupervisorSan Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell Tuesday introduced an ordinance that would require firearms dealers to videotape all gun and ammunition sales and share ammunition sales data with police.
SF Supervisor Pushing For Law Requiring Videotaping All Gun SalesSupervisor Mark Farrell is pushing for gun control reforms that would require the videotaping of all gun and ammunition sales.