Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s efforts to close all gun stores in the county have been suspended pending Gov.
On March 24, 2020, Fox 11 reported Villanueva’s order to close gun stores.
On March 25, 2020, the Los Angles Times reported that Villanueva’s effort to close gun stores was halted by news that Newsom would be rethinking whether such stores fell under the “essential business” protections.
Breitbart News reported on Villanueva’s gun store closure order, pointing to the Fox 11 report showing that the sheriff’s effort coincided with his release of 1,700 inmates.
AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News.