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

splefacts Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 1:59 PM
As a law enforcement official with over 39 years of service, I applaud these companies and call on Glock, S&W, Colt and others to adhere to the same policy. I do not support the pandering Chief's of Police nor their political masters in this matter. They have once again placed themselves above the law and feel no restraint in matters that should be wholly within the public purview and jurisdiction.
SugarLandSteve Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 2:25 PM
Thank you for your service, splefacts.

Sincerely and respectfully.

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...