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BREAKING: DHS States That Firearm Manufacturers And Retailers Are Essential Businesses

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With businesses being forced to close in different parts of the Country that are deemed ‘non-essential’ during this pandemic, many in the firearms industry have been shut down, while many others worry if they’ll be next.

Today, the Department of Homeland Security issued a lengthy statement that provides guidance on the ‘Essential critical infrastructure workers’ during the outbreak.

The important part for the firearms industry:

Workers supporting the operation of firearm or ammunition product manufacturers, retailers, importers, distributors, and shooting ranges.

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It’s been a wild ride so far, but this clarification speaks volumes as to how important the firearms industry is to America, it’s workers, first responders and citizens.

h/t Ammoland

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Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP, with a Shield Sights RMSC Red Dot, that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in a Vedder Holsters ComfortTuck IWB holster.

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