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Gun Companies to Law Enforcement in Anti-Gun States: We’re Not Doing Business With You Anymore

rhinegarten Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 6:24 PM
If you don't want them, don't own them. Leave the rest of us alone and stop supporting legislation to ban them. I hope you can comprehend that.

As the gun control debate rages on, we’ve seen a host of gun-rights advocates standing up for the Second Amendment. In addition to citizens, the NRA, the National Sheriffs Association and countless others, a number of companies—including gun manufacturers, sporting good retailers and gunsmiths—are now taking a stand by refusing to sell to law enforcement in New York and other states with restrictive gun laws.

The message in these companies’ statements is essentially about equality—local law enforcement and government agencies should not have rights that citizens do not.  Thus, if states such as New York choose to adopt restrictive...