The Bass Pro Shops in Las Vegas was shut down Saturday by law enforcement. A local gun forum member reported that law enforcement agents from an unknown agency in suits arrived and ordered the store shut down. The store made a loudspeaker announcement that the store was closing and cited the governor's order to close non-essential businesses.
It is unknown what agency responded or what the official orders were. Bass Pro Shops is one of the valley's largest firearms and ammunition retailer. Many people rushed there this past week to obtain firearms and ammo. Who knows how many people will be unable to pickup their firearm due to the closure.
Bass Pro is doing curbside pickup, however, this excludes firearms. It is unknown if they will reopen the firearms section pursuant to NRS 414.155 which prohibits the government from banning gun/ammo/accessories from being sold. Bass Pro is more of a department store so it is hard to segregate gun shoppers from everything else. Also, corporate stores are reluctant to find work-arounds in these times. More reason NEVER for an informed gun buyer to buy a gun from Bass Pro Shops.
We also learned that Spurlocks in Henderson was told by authorities to close, but as of today, they are still open processing background checks.
The gun owners of Nevada will not stand for ill-informed police and government officials illegally attempting to shutter gun stores.
Clayton E. Cramer
Gun Free Zone
The War on Guns
The View From Out West