Facebook, Instagram Move To Ban Private Gun Sales From Their Service
January 30, 2016

Facebook has announced it will ban all private-party gun transactions from its service, including Instagram, but will still allow licensed gun dealers to advertise there.

According to a report in the New York Times, Facebook had previously provided a forum in which private party gun sales were negotiated and completed. That has now come to an end.

This action follows President Obama's regulatory action on gun sales, which requires regular sellers of guns -- even private sellers who routinely sell guns -- to register as a licensed gun dealer.

Baby steps moving in the right direction. I'll take 'em.

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