Trump DHS clarifies: Gun retailers and manufacturers are ‘essential’

Trump DHS clarifies: Gun retailers and manufacturers are ‘essential’
Gun store in New York. NBC 4 NY video

[Ed. – Self-defense is a right, and firearms are a much more precise, agile, adaptable way to do it than laying mines on your property or making home-brew missiles.  There’s nothing like them for enabling you to hold fire, make split-second decisions, and survive — if possible, without having to take a life.]

The Trump Administration has revised and clarified its advisory about which businesses are considered “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce” during the coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic. And the change looks to be connected to the LA County sheriff’s absurd flip-flopping over whether gun stores should remain open.

On Friday, the Gun Owners of America, along with the Gun Owners of California, shot a letter to the Department of Homeland Security asking it to clarify whether gun stores and other firearms-related industry are “essential” businesses in the advisory by the DHS. Many states, including California, use the federal government’s advice on what is critical infrastructure workforce.

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