Facebook Banning Private Gun SalesFacebook says it's cracking down on online gun sales, with a new policy that bars private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network.
Brisk Holiday Gun Sales Come As No Surprise To Industry ExpertsThe brisk holiday gun sales may be news to a lot of us, but it's no surprise to people in the business. They can see it happening, they say demand is up.
Brooklyn DA: Gun-Smuggling Ring Sold More Than 100 Weapons To Undercover CopEight people have been charged in a gun-running scheme to use cheap bus services to smuggle dozens of illegal guns across state lines into New York City.
Bloomberg Gun Group Calls For Crackdown On Online Gun Sales LoopholeNearly one-third of gun ads on ArmsList.com were posted by high-volume sellers who do not possess the mandatory federal firearms license. They use the "private sale loophole,'' which does not require a background check, Bloomberg said Thursday.
Conn. Lawmakers Propose Measure To Strengthen Penalty For Gun TraffickingBackground checks are required for those who buy guns, but the senators have proposed harsher restrictions on so-called straw purchases, which skirt the rules.