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UPDATE: Number of Gun Makers Refusing Sales To Government More Than Triples

By Gregory Gwyn-Williams, Jr. | March 9, 2013 | CNS News

On February 22, "Right Views" reported that a growing number of firearm companies have suspended the sale of guns to states, counties, cities and municipalities that restrict their citizens' rights to own them.

In just two weeks, the number of companies participating in what has been named the "Firearms Equality Movement," has more than tripled from 34 companies to 118.

Read more: http://cnsnews.com/blog/gregory-gwyn-williams-jr/update-numb...




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Hmmmm....

Not falling for it. Seems like now or never, yet could this be yet another firewall of the government trying to hide the complete control they have? One of the biggest exports in America, I'd love to see more evidence of some freedom minded folks at the top of some of these gun companies, I just know that there has been too much money envolved in this bis for too long to have been out of reach of the octopus.

Good for them...

but are they the little guy gun makers? Of course, we know who the big guy DRONE MAKERS are:

Boeing
Lockheed Martin
Northrop Grumman
BAE Systems
General Atomics
AeroVironment

I'm not against free enterprise or competition, but isn't that exactly why we should have a government that represents a moral authority? Wouldn't then it be able to reign in any industrial innovation within reason? Indeed, but that's exactly the problem. We have a war-mongering, corporate crony government, run by the FED, of the FED, and at the behest of the FED families who own it. What hope is there, unless we educate and wake up the masses...

meanwhile even as the US military's M9 supplier,

Beretta is publicly mulling moving out of Maryland, if their AWB goes forth, those feckless paper-shuffling junkies from NYC "Freedom Group" scumfcuks whom, like a bunch of unprincipled pussies, promptly announced that they'd divest their Bushmaster holdings immediately following Sandy Hook, their Remington division have now secured a corporatist deal to STAY in NY!
http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2013/03/robert-farago/remin...
http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2013/03/robert-farago/remin...
http://www.romesentinel.com/news?newsid=20130309-142134

While I'm glad that the official Belgian NATO corporatist supplier FNH (who also make, dependent on stats, up to 70% of US military smallarms! Hey, where are all the neoCon nationalists?) did not get it for their Ballista, they could have easily gone with the even better Barrett MRAD or Desert Tactical Arms.

But no, the DoD figured they'd award the new M4 contract to FNH over Colt and Remington's contract dispute, while taming liberals by awarding their coffers in NY by awarding taxpayer subsidized corporatist contract to Remington for their new .338LaPua/.308win covertible SOCOM (MSR chasis) sniper system to the tune of $80mil, while proclaiming they'll be investing $20mil more into Illion, NY plant.
http://www.bob-owens.com/2013/03/remington-responds-to-ny-sa...

All this AWB nonsense would instantly end if Colt, S&W, Glock, Sig, FNH, Beretta, Remington all told Feds and State govt to FU. But no.

At least more and more growing number of companies recognize that this time, it's their very livelihood that is at stake here, including MagPul, and the primo custom M1911 manufacturer, Wilson Combat!

http://lewrockwell.com/orig14/slowik7.1.1.html
http://www.ncgunblog.com/new-york-boycott/
http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2013/03/daniel-zimmerman/ma...

But unlike some other business who deal with govt contracts and 'boycotts,' guns will always be labor intensive manufacturing jobs with very little leeway; they need commercial contracts to justify keeping their assembly lines open, in between the typically intermittent govt contracts.

So, boycotts vs. gun manufacturers have far more impact than say WalMart contract dispute, or unionizing efforts.

Lest they forget, just ask Smith & Wesson; they almost went bankrupt for siding with Clinton Admin on mandatory trigger locks.

S&W have not forgotten, and better not forget.

The S&W board honestly thought that gun owners loved their 150yrs+ brand enough to 'just deal with it,' but nope.

And, most gunnies LOVE S&W and their excellent customer service.

Remington?

Not so much.

We boycott Remington & other 'Freedom' Group's biz like ParaOrdinance/Para USA, Marlin, Bushmaster, Barnes, AAC (are there any of my favorite 2A companies these frakkers didn't buy?), they're definitely gonna feel it.

Except for perhaps Colt, FNH, and Heckler und Koch-suckers (FU to HK fanboys, they suck, you know you only love it 'cause of films and games; besides they treat their non govt customers like sh*t, why should we care?), who are wholly dependent on the war machine, at best govt sales only make up about 10~28% of any given small to large size smallarms manufacturers' business.

Seeing that as the case, even on a purely 'selfish' economic sense, it makes far more existential sense to appeal to the gun buying masses, than govt bureaucrats. The writing's gotta be on the wall for them.

But of course, this is why it was always very dangerous for the otherwise vibrant and creative small gun manufacturers and some mainstays like Remington being bought up by Cerberus/Freedom Group. Because once they buckle, by false flag NWO corporatist intent, or by pathetic public pressure, it was bound to affect the 2A industry as a whole, pretty significantly.

Hope given the option, y'all boycott any Freedom Group owned 2A businesses. The biggest qualm I have with them is buying Barnes Bullets.o(

Oh and by the way, check out the scope the SOCOM sniper system contract came packaged with; it's a nearly $4000 (okay so US govt never pay retail, but still) GERMAN Schmidt und Bender, not the American Leupold or US Optics or NightForce, etc!
http://www.eurooptic.com/schmidt-bender-5-25x56-pm-iI-rifles...

They could've easily gone with this:
http://www.opticsplanet.com/s/Leupold+mark+4/brand~lu_sort~p...

But nope, they went German...

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

Isn't it funny how..

The government is the owner of the most "assault weapons" and their excuse for owning them is for providing National Defense.

I would love to see the press secretary answer the following questions:

"Is the government the greatest owner of AR-15 "assault weapons" and if that is true, why does the government claim to own them for national defense?"

"Is the government in the business of providing defense or does it own all those weapons for the purpose of assaulting other nations?"

They can't have it both ways..

www.youtube.com/truefictions

I try to change people every day. Do You?

Love it!

Well put! Thnx!

:)

If you liked that, maybe you will like this:

http://www.dailypaul.com/277687/think-positive

www.youtube.com/truefictions

I try to change people every day. Do You?

This is the beauty

of capitalism.

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James

A quick search shows there to

A quick search shows there to be at least 153 manufacturers in the US. Considering firearms companies are one of the more unique areas, that number is probably not that much higher if at all. This means that about 2/3 of the manufacturers in the US are now refusing to sell to the government. I wonder what will happen if all of them refuse.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

yup

one of the best bloggers who's been tracking this, from the very beginning has been Sean Sorrentino's NC Gun Blog:
http://www.ncgunblog.com/new-york-boycott/

His own personal background story is pretty interesting, too:
http://www.ncgunblog.com/2013/03/02/triangle-tactical-interv...
http://www.triangletactical.net/2013/03/02/sean-sorrentino-f...
Direct MP3 download: http://traffic.libsyn.com/triangletactical/Ep17-TT-Podcast-2...

And there's even a whole separate site dedicated to tracking it, here:
http://www.thepoliceloophole.com/

check 'em out!

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

Haha, love it!

This is one scenario that TPTSB couldn't drill for in their totalitarian test beds around the world (Russia, Germany, China, etc.); the free market.

Toucheé!

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Yay Wilson Combat! I love their 1911 mags

and now I've got a great excuse to buy a bunch more!

gotta love them DD's!

for the gunnies, their 47D's may as well be natural double D's in porn. LOL.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZQ-8AI4AeA
http://shopwilsoncombat.com/Full-Size-1911/departments/2/
http://shopwilsoncombat.com/45-ACP/products/378/

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul