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  • Facebook’s Policy On Guns: Changed? Yes. Improved? Not Much.

    To the Editor:

    Facebook recently announced that it is improving its policies regarding the unlicensed sale of guns through its site. Yes, the policies have been changed, but only minimally improved; the changes will do very, very little to reduce this trade.

  • Facebook Announcement Meets With Approval From Gun Violence Prevention Groups

    On Wednesday, March 5, Facebook announced a “series of new educational and enforcement efforts for people discussing the private sale of regulated items.” Offers posted on Facebook that indicate a “willingness to evade or help others evade the law, including private sellers of firearms in the US specifying ‘no background check required’” will be prohibited.