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Facebook to Ban Private Gun Sales

Facebook to Ban Private Gun Sales

NYAGV applauds Facebook’s recent announcement that it will ban the private sales of guns on its Facebook  and Instagram sites. Facebook’s ban applies to private, person-to-person sales of guns, not to licensed gun dealers and gun clubs. The move by Facebook will reduce... Read More
Facebook and Instagram Gun Curbs: A Useful First Step

Facebook and Instagram Gun Curbs: A Useful First Step

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that the social networks Facebook and Instagram have agreed to several actions to reduce the sales of illegal guns on their sites. Specifically, the networks agreed to remove reported... Read More
NYAGV Calls on Social Media Sites to Stop Their Online Gun Markets

NYAGV Calls on Social Media Sites to Stop Their Online Gun Markets

NYAGV and other gun safety advocates are calling for social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to stop allowing unregulated gun sales on their sites. Virtual marketplaces for gun sales are thriving... Read More