Companies boycotting anti-gun NY

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Companies boycotting anti-gun NY

Post by mekender » Sat Feb 16, 2013 3:26 pm

http://www.ncgunblog.com/new-york-boycott/

New York Boycott Participants:


LaRue Tactical 2-8-13
Olympic Arms 2-12-13
Extreme Firepower Inc, LLC (Per EFI, policy is several years old)
Templar Custom 2-13-13
York Arms 2-13-13
Cheaper Than Dirt 2-15-13
Bullwater Enterprises 2-16-13
West Fork Armory 2-16-13
Smith Enterprise 2-17-13
Alex Arms 2-17-13
Spike’s Tactical 2-18-13
Quality Arms Idaho 2-19-13
Liberty Suppressors 2-19-13
Doublestar Corp 2-19-13
American Spirit Arms 2-19-13 (complete with a video!)
Trident Armory 2-17-13 (reported to me 2-20-13)
Head Down Products 2-20-13
J&G Sales 2-20-13
Barrett Firearms 2-20-13
Exile Machine 2-20-13
Tier One Arms 2-15-13 (reported to me 2-20-13)
Bravo Company USA 2-20-13
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Re: Companies boycotting anti-gun NY

Post by blackeagle603 » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:42 pm

How can we help accelerate this trend?

How do we get more and bigger players to join in this like they did with the Gunshow promoter recently. What's it going to take to get the big boys like S&W, Glock, Savage, FN, Remington, et al on the list?

Get enough of them on this list and we in the other 49 states can boycott the short list of suppliers that continue to do business with NY .gov.
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Re: Companies boycotting anti-gun NY

Post by Rumpshot » Sat Feb 16, 2013 5:39 pm

Colorado has gone on the list for some of these folks too. I think Kali is on more than Barrett's list also.
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Re: Companies boycotting anti-gun NY

Post by mekender » Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:03 pm

blackeagle603 wrote:How can we help accelerate this trend?

How do we get more and bigger players to join in this like they did with the Gunshow promoter recently. What's it going to take to get the big boys like S&W, Glock, Savage, FN, Remington, et al on the list?

Get enough of them on this list and we in the other 49 states can boycott the short list of suppliers that continue to do business with NY .gov.
http://www.grnc.org/grnc-alerts-archive ... ent-rights
• Send the following letter to SIG, Smith & Wesson, and Glock and ask them to follow LaRue Tactical’s lead. Tell them to adopt the same rule: If it can’t be sold to citizens, it won’t be sold to State and local government.

• Go to LaRue Tactical’s Facebook page and thank them for standing up for your Second Amendment rights: http://www.facebook.com/LaRueAccuracy#! ... 9683721877


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Cut and paste email list: publicsafetysales@sigsauer.com, dgrier@smith-wesson.com, LE.info@glock.us


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Suggested Subject: If it’s illegal for us, don’t sell it to police!


Dear Law Enforcement Sales Manager,

Recently New York rushed an ill-advised and unconstitutional law infringing on the rights of law-abiding gun owners. Other states are poised to write similar laws. I urge you to follow the lead of LaRue Tactical which has adopted this policy: If it can’t be sold to law-abiding citizens, it won’t be sold to state and local police agencies either.

There are 800,000 sworn police officers in the entire United States. The FBI reports a total of 2,495,440 NICS checks, and thus firearms sales, in January alone. Police sales are not your major business. It’s time for firearm manufacturers to send a clear message that you will not participate in the slow erosion of our Second Amendment rights.

(NICS numbers Source http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/nics/r ... totals.pdf)


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Re: Companies boycotting anti-gun NY

Post by rightisright » Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:28 pm

Magpul has announced they will move from CO if panty-wetters get their way.

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Re: Companies boycotting anti-gun NY

Post by scipioafricanus » Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:45 pm

Glock is the big pony I want to see in the race. Then LEO might take notice.

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Re: Companies boycotting anti-gun NY

Post by Aglifter » Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:25 pm

Glock and HK will never be able to do something like that - nor will Sig. Euro arms companies exist by begging their existence from their home companies.

Now that CH has also fallen to the Commies, none of them can risk coming off as anti-state.
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Re: Companies boycotting anti-gun NY

Post by mekender » Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:59 pm

From CTD

"We appreciate the CTD community’s thoughts on this issue. There are currently (1:00 p.m. CDT Saturday) almost 300 additional comments awaiting moderation, and the 550+ public and pending comments overwhelmingly support the idea of companies enacting state-level sales restrictions on agencies.

Sometime next week, I’ll forward the link to this blog item to the PR contacts at NSSF and NRA and ask them to consider promoting the policy officially.

If you learn of other companies which decide to participate, please post a link to their online sales statements here in the comments section.

If you operate a personal or business Facebook page, please consider adding this blog url to your feed. If you aren’t on Facebook, please forward the story link to some of your friends or fellow shooters via email.

If you can take a minute, please consider writing words of encouragement to the companies who’ve taken the bold step to restrict state-level agency sales. As this effort grows, there will be media and political blowback, and a kind word to the firms on the tip of the spear would be helpful.

Also, when I was updating the company list last night, I referenced “An NC Gun Blog,” http://www.ncgunblog.com/new-york-boycott/. Hat tip to them.

NC Gun Blog added another company today, Bullwater Enterprises. Find Bullwater’s statement here: http://www.facebook.com/andrew.orphanou ... 6806241664

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Re: Companies boycotting anti-gun NY

Post by randy » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:34 pm

Aglifter wrote:Glock and HK will never be able to do something like that - nor will Sig. Euro arms companies exist by begging their existence from their home companies.
I don't know how much operational independence the US subsidiaries have from their parent companies, but the home office types certainly would not understand the concept of holding Agents of The State to the same standards as the peasants.

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Re: Companies boycotting anti-gun NY

Post by Aglifter » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:45 pm

They can't be permitted that level of autonomy. Euros are - well, frankly, stupid about most things aside from some aspects of food and privacy - but bizarre when it comes to weapons.

Its part of that "nobless oblige" stuff, I think. Mostly, they are perfectly comfortable with the idea that only the "rich" or "connected" can carry arms - combined with the hatred the English have of anyone above peasant, and you get the Urban English attitude (Country English are great folks - but they need to toss the cities out of their country.)

The French, from what I've seen, are bizarre - socially, they seem to have no problem with wealth, but politically, they hate it - again, it might be a Parisian thing - I only knew a few people from Paris, and only got along w. one - and her family was Indian.

Again, country French can be a great deal of fun - and French Farm girls can cook...
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