California Gun Owners Stock Up Before New Law Takes Effect

2018 is upon us and California gun owners are sprinting to stock up on ammunition before a new law bans home deliveries. That’s right. Next year, ammunition can no longer be shipped to your home in The Golden State. It’ll have to be sent to a firearms dealer with a federal firearms license or any other entity that’s been approved by the Department of Justice. And yes, a background check will be required prior to the transfer (via CBS San Francisco):

New ammunition law

Here in California, sales of ammunition has been skyrocketing in recent months. It has to do with a new law on ammunition sales come January 1st.

Posted by Fox 11 Los Angeles on Thursday, December 21, 2017

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California hunters and gun enthusiasts are stocking up on ammunition this holiday season with online sales.

Come January 1, ammo purchased online can’t be delivered to your doorstep. It will have to be shipped to a licensed dealer that has been approved by the Department of Justice.

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Startting July of 2019, California residents will need to have a background check prior to purchasing ammo.

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