FOX: The Los Angeles City Council is repealing a law requiring companies that want city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the National Rifle Association, weeks after a federal judge blocked the city from enforcing the ordinance.
Council members voted 12-0 without discussion Tuesday to roll back the law, which was passed last year. It required firms seeking deals with the city to disclose contracts or sponsorships between them or their subsidiaries and the NRA.
Councilman Mitch O’Farrell pushed for the rules following a spate of U.S. mass shootings, including a November 2018 attack that killed 12 people at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. He said at the time that the NRA had been a “roadblock to gun safety reform” for decades. read more