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Firearm manufacturers fire back. With passive resistance. (Updated)

18 22 25 31 BUNCHES of industry leaders have refused to deal with governments that disarm citizens. This continues the trend of division in the greater law enforcement community: those who protect the state and those who protect the people.

Originally from ThereIsNoSpoon, Athan and The Blaze, THE LIST APPEARS TO BE BEST KEPT BY SOME DUDE HERE AT NCGUNBLOG and the initiative appears to have taken on the name "New York Gun Boycott" although now it's clearly a growing multi-state thing. All are encourage to tweet hashtag #newyorkgunboycott and get this trending higher.

The NCGunBlog also has links to all these brave outfits so you can check their sites, declarations, facebook pages & etc. Awesome job.

These guys, FirearmsPolicy.org had one of the first pages up to allow you to email practically everybody in the industry.

Another initiative RefuseToSell.org trying to keep track of things and get national action happening.

So this list keeps growing...

  1. Alex Arms
  2. American Spirit Arms
  3. Barrett Firearms
  4. Bravo Company USA
  5. Bullwater Enterprises
  6. Cheaper Than Dirt
  7. Crusader Weaponry
  8. Clark Fork Tactical
  9. Doublestar Corp
  10. EFI, LLC – Extreme Firepower
  11. Exile Machine
  12. Extreme Firepower Inc
  13. Head Down Products
  14. J&G Sales
  15. Kiss Tactical
  16. La Rue Tactical
  17. Liberty Suppressors
  18. Magpul (per below)
  19. NEMO Arms
  20. OFA Tactical
  21. Olympic Arms, Inc
  22. One Source Tactical
  23. Primary Weapons Systems
  24. Quality Arms
  25. Smith Enterprise
  26. Spike’s Tactical
  27. Templar Custom
  28. Templar Tactical Arms (possibly repeat?)
  29. Tier One Arms
  30. Top Gun Supply
  31. Trident Armory
  32. Westfork Armory
  33. York Arms

The statements by All of these firms are encouraging to say the least. They truly deserve our patronage. Here's a few of the more direct.

Quality Arms Idaho:

Will not supply any firearm or product, manufactured by us, or any other company nor will we warranty, repair, alter, or modify any firearm owned by any State, County or Municipality who infringes on the right of its citizens to bear arms under the 2ndamendment.

J&G Sales:

Effective immediately, laws that restrict firearms, ammunition, or magazine possession by law abiding citizens will also be applied to state and local law enforcement and government agencies in that jurisdiction. All residents will be treated equally.


By current law, Barrett cannot be an accomplice with any lawbreaker, therefore, cannot and will not service or sell to New York government agencies. Barrett also applies this stance to the individual elected official who, as a matter of public record, has voted for or created regulation that violates the constitutional rights of their citizens. This is an expansion of our 2002 ban against the California government due to their Second Amendment infringements, and shall apply to any future violators.

Trident Armory:

Sunday night, 9pm. As of this moment, all contract bids and offers, as well as any current production contracts for any and all US government agencies and affiliates by Trident Armory are null and void.

“We will no longer participate with, or work for a government where the “rights” of the people are able to be adjusted by the whim of the government”.” I will not build guns which can be used to disarm my fellow Americans”

Take a moment to email your favourite manufacturer or dealer and encourage them to join the ranks of liberty! This isn't doing anything radical, it's NOT DOING anything to support oppression. Passive resistance=non support.

Armalite, as mentioned below has a somewhat unique position, saying they won't sell to AGENCIES in these states but they will continue to sell to INDIVIDUALS be they LEO or whomever.

Bushmaster, abandoned in hostile territory, has been vocal but so far has taken no similar position. Glock, Sig Saur, Rueger and S&W are silent.

This web page helps you contact them all!

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the biggest and most famous

are on the government-MIC gravy train...they probably make way more on those contracts than in sales to the public. I wouldnt hold my breath waiting on companies like Colt to stand up to government. Just wont happen. I noticed that Barret is standing up to NY and CA, but are they still selling 50BMG's to the US Government? You betcha.

I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy

I have the same problem with Barrett

If you want to take a stand - stop taking orders for the MIC. Then the MIC would put pressure on Ca. to change the law - that would be using your leverage. Can't imagine many LEO's are out shopping for BMG's -they are very expensive, the ammo is very expensive and it is very hard to find a range that will let you shoot one(Blue Trails in Wallingford used to - but not anymore).


they are VERY expensive...but I am always surprised at who I see owning them. Every incident I have had seeing a .50BMG it was a vet or LEO. Its not impossible, heck, if people can buy a $20,000 Harley for fun , they can put a Barret on their credit card for fun too.

Same with ranges here...Eagle Peak used to allow them, I think...but I know of no others. But here in Texas tons of people own acreage, and if you dont, you probably know someone who does...you know, Texas is a huge state with lots of land.

I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy

Any of them yet find the sand

Any of them yet find the sand to stand up to the true evil? The Federal Government that is.

Cheaper Than Dirt!! Awesome!

Cheaper Than Dirt!! Awesome!

Simple Facts and Plain Arguments
A common sense take on politics and current events.


NO They Are NOT awesome!!! They Are DESPERATE!!!

They Have LOST a MOST of their customers FOREVER for Price Gouging.

As a consequence of their GREED.

And now are DESPERATE to Cover it Up.

Those who know, will NEVER spend a cent @ ctd or dick's sporting goods!

I'm definitely not real big on Cheaper than Dirt

But I am very happy to see Bravo Company on there. They are a straight up company with a great product. I would also like to see Noveske and Daniel Defense cuz they are very reputable companies that "do it right"

Ditto on BCM

Would love to see CMMG on there as well.
Dick's is way worse than CTD though.
Price gouging is fine with me, but what dick's did can never be forgiven.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty."

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More than 19

Apparently there is 22 companies on board with the boycott according to the attached source. I am glad to see that Bravo Company is on board with this and I am praying that this goes viral across the firearms industry.


Barrett is onboard as well

Ronnie Barrett sent out another email saying that he was extending his boycott (currently in effect for California LEO's) to New York as well. It really is one of the best written responses I have read. Take a look.


That is not exactly true

Barrett is going to continue to sell to individual law enforcement officers, just not their departments in New York state.

Sorry, I was mistaken on that it is Armalite that is doing that


hopefully you'll keep updating this. I will definitely keep it in mind when i go to purchase anything.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty."

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buy from these people...

buy from these people... support freedom

Thank them for sure!

Thank them for sure!

ARMALITE - also important to take notice of those companies

who remain silent or wishy-washy and want to straddle the fence...stating they believe in your rights to own their firearms, but not going all the way so they would loose those police gun orders...after reading that article, it looks like Armalite will NEVER get any money from me.They are not selling to P.D.'s in gun control states, but are supporting "individual officers", as they explain, who have to buy their own weapons for their job. But part of that job in states pushing gun control will be to disarm citizens. They are ABSOLUTELY NOT standing by a citizens right to bare arms, exactly the opposite in my opinion.

And I would never expect big companies like COLT or SMITH & WESSON to take a stand...they are riding the gravy train.

I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy

These companies and more need

These companies and more need to band together for their survival. This is the big one. If laws are passed as pushed, they will all be ruined anyway.

Will this is the list of gun

Will this is the list of gun dealers I will only buy from. But you know with the precedent of obama care forcing you to buy healthcare. I wouldnt be surprised if they passed a law trying to force to sell to law enforcement.


Now if we could just get Lockheed, Boeing, GE, Esterline, Colt, JPL, etc. on board...

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Is that a

Is that a genuine comment?

Those companies you mentioned are owned by the same people who own the Fed.

Luke 3:38
Isaiah 43:3-5


Comment had to be sarcasm.

Don't forget Magpul!

They are leaving Colorado if their anti-civil rights bill passes!

that's good to hear

magpul I am sure most every law enforcement agency uses or has used some kind of magpul product at some point.

That's a good list

Worth keeping.

"Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." -- Thomas Paine