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National Organizations With Anti-Gun Policies (list of corporations)
http://nraila.org/Issues/FactSheets/Read.aspx?ID=15 ^ | 12/24/2012

Posted on 12/24/2012 8:15:02 AM PST by longtermmemmory

The following organizations have lent monetary, grassroots or some other type of direct support to anti-gun organizations. In many instances, these organizations lent their name in support of specific campaigns to pass anti-gun legislation such as the March 1995 HCI "Campaign to Protect Sane Gun Laws." Many of these organizations were listed as "Campaign Partners," for having pledged to fight any efforts to repeal the Brady Act and the Clinton "assault weapons" ban. All have officially endorsed anti-gun positions.

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Anti-Gun Corporations/Corporate Heads

The following listing includes the most prominent national corporations that have lent their corporate support to gun control initiatives or taken position supporting gun control.

A & M Records Al Cafaro, Chrm. & CEO 595 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10022 (212) 826-0477 www.amrecords.com Record Production, Entertainment

American Century Companies James E. Stowers, CEO 4500 Main St., 4th Floor Kansas City, MO 64111 (816) 531-5575 www.americancentury.com Mutual Fund & Stock Investment Company on NYSE

American Multi Cinemas Entertainment, Inc. Stanley H. Durwood, Co-Chairman, CEO Peter C. Brown, President, CFO 106 West 14th Street, #1700 Kansas City, MO 64141 (816) 221-4000 www.amctheaters.com Movie Theater Company

Argosy Casino H. Steven Norton, President, CEO 777 N.W. Argosy Parkway Riverside, MO 64150 (816) 746-7711 www.argosycasinos.com/ Gambling Casino Company

Ben & Jerry`s Homemade, Inc. Bennett R. Cohen Chrm. & CEO Rte. 100, Box 240 Waterbury, VT 05676 (802) 244-5641 www.benjerry.com Ice cream and frozen yogurt

BJC Health Systems Fred L. Brown, President & CEO 4444 Forest Park Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108 (314) 747-9322 www.bjc.org/ Healthcare Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Kansas City John P. Mascotte, President P.O. Box 419169 Kansas City, MO 64141 (816) 395-2222 Healthcare Company

Brooks Investments-Robert Brooks Robert Brooks 45 Chesterfield Lakes Road Chesterfield, MO 63005 Investment Company

Carter Hawley Hale Stores, Inc. Philip M. Hawley, Chrm. & CEO 444 South Flower Street Los Angeles, CA 90071 (213) 620-0150 Retail clothing and accessories stores

Crown Central Petroleum Corp. Henry A. Rosenberg, Jr. One North Central Street Box 1168 Baltimore, MD 21203 (301) 539-7400 Refiners and marketers of petroleum products, convenience stores

Development Specialists - Chicago 70 W. Madison Street, #2300 Chicago, IL 60602 (312) 263-4141

Earthgrains - St. Louis 8400 Maryland Ave. St. Louis, MO 63105 (314) 259-7000 www.ironkids.com/Pages/Earthgrains.html National Bread Company

General American - St. Louis Richard A. Liddy, CEO P.O. Box 396 St. Louis, MO 63166 (314) 843-8700 www.genam.com Life Insurance

Hallmark Cards Irvine O. Hockaday, President & CEO P.O. Box 418307 Kansas City, MO 64141 (816) 274-5111 www.hallmark.com Greeting Card Company

Health Midwest 2316 East Meyer Boulevard Kansas City, MO 64132 (816) 751-3000 www.healthmidwest.org National Healthcare Company

ICN Biomedicals Adam Jerney, Chrm. & CEO 3300 Hyland Avenue Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (714) 545-0113 www.icnbiomed.com Pharmaceutical products

James B. Nutter Co. - Kansas City James B. Nutter 4153 Broadway Kansas City, MO 64111 (816) 531-2345 Investment Banker

Kansas City Chiefs One Arrowhead Drive Kansas City, MO 64129 (816) 924-9300 www.kcchiefs.com Pro Football Team

Kansas City Royals David Glass, CEO P.O. Box 419969 Kansas City, MO 64141 (816) 921-8000 www.kcroyals.com Pro Baseball Team

Kenneth Cole 152 W. 57th Street New York, NY 10019 (800) 536-2653 www.kennethcole.com Clothing retailer

Lamar Advertising Company Lamar Outdoor Advertising 5551 Corporate Boulevard, Suite 2-A Baton Rouge, LA 70808 P. O. Box 66338 Baton Rouge, LA 70896 (225) 926-1000 Fax (225) 926-1005 www.lamar.com

Levi Strauss & Co. Robert D. Haas, Chairman Philip Marineau, CEO Peter A. Jacobi, President and COO 1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA 94111 (415) 501-6000 FAX (415) 501-3939 www.levistrauss.com Clothing

Mallinckrodt, Inc. - St. Louis C. Ray Holman, President & CEO 675 McDonnell Blvd, Box 5840 St. Louis, MO 63134 (314) 654-2000 www.mallinckrodt.com Clothing Starch Company

Michael Douglas Foundation 3550 Wilshire Los Angele, CA 90010

MNC Financial, Inc. Ten Light Street Box 987 Baltimore, MD 21203 (301) 244-5000 Banking, financial services

Sara Lee Corporation Sara Lee Foundation Three First National Plaza Chicago, IL 60602-4260 Phone: 312-726-2600 www.saralee.com Fax: 312-726-3712

Silver Dollar City Peter Herschend One Corporate Drive Branson, MO 65616 800 475-9370 www.silverdollarcity.com Amusement Parks

Site Oil Company - St. Louis Alvin J. Siteman, President 50 S. Bemiston St. Louis, MO 63105 (314) 725-4321 Oil Company

Southland Corporation Masatoshi Ito, Chrm. 2711 North Haskell Avenue Dallas, TX 75221 www.7-eleven.com Convenience stores

Southwestern Bell Telephone- St. Louis One Bell Center St. Louis, MO 63101 (314) 235-9800 www.swbell.com Telecommunications Firm

Sport & Health, Inc. Don Konz, CEO 1800 Old Meadow Rd. McLean, Virginia 22102 (703) 556-6556 www.sportandhealth.com Health clubs and fitness centers

Sprint Corp PAC William T. Esrey, Chrm., Pres. & CEO 2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway Westwood, KS 66205 913 624-3000 www.sprint.com Telecommunicaitons Firm

SSM Health System - St. Louis 477 N. Lindbergh St. Louis, MO 63141 (314) 994-7800 Healthcare Company

St. Louis Rams One Rams Way Earth City, MO 63045 (314) 982-7267 www.stlouisrams.com Pro Football Team

St. Louis University Rev. Lawrence Biondi, President 221 N. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103 (314) 977-2222 www.slu.edu Private Catholic University

Stoneyfield Farms Yogurt Mr. Gary Hirshberg, CEO 10 Burton Drive Londonderry, NH 03053 (603) 437-7594 Yogurt

Sverdrup Corp. Richard E. Beumer, Chairman & CEO 13723 Riverport Drive Maryland Heights, MO 63043 (314) 436-7600 www.sverdrup.com Engineering Firm

Time Warner Inc. Gerald M. Levin, Chrm. & CEO 75 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10019 (212) 484-8000 www.pathfinder.com/corp/ Publishing, film and music recordings

TMP Worldwide/Monster.Com Andrew McKelvey, CEO 1633 Broadway, 33rd Fl. New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-977-4200 Fax: 212-956-2142 www.tmpw.com www.monster.com online employment service

Unity Health - St. Louis 1650 Des Peres Road #301 St. Louis, MO 63131 (314) 909-3300 www.smhs.com/unityheath.html Healthcare Company

Working Assets Peter Barnes, Founder 701 Montgomery Street San Francisco, California 94111 (415) 788-0777 www.workingassets.com


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: amendment; banglist; rights; second; sourcetitlenoturl
There is more types at the location however it would be good to focus on these entitities this holiday money spending season.

The same "avoid" alert goes to anyone foolish enough to send out anti-second emails in the form of holiday greetings. (think jcpenny's corporate special stupidity)

1 posted on 12/24/2012 8:15:11 AM PST by longtermmemmory
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To: longtermmemmory

Trying to boycott pro football/baseball teams is a waste of time, and will only anger sports fans who might otherwise support us. IMHO.


2 posted on 12/24/2012 8:20:15 AM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: longtermmemmory

There are only two companies on the list posted that I interact with — Time-Warner and Levi-Strauss.

Time-Warner I am stuck with, but I can start buying another brand of jeans.


3 posted on 12/24/2012 8:27:20 AM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: longtermmemmory
Missing from the list is:

The St Louis Cardinals Baseball Club.

The Cardinals donated money to fight against Concealed Carry for Missouri citizens as well as lobbied to get a provision to make their stadium a Gun Free Zone.

The St Louis Cardinals are big time anti-gun.

4 posted on 12/24/2012 8:27:31 AM PST by TYVets
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To: longtermmemmory

Southland Corporation is the only one I still use.


5 posted on 12/24/2012 8:30:23 AM PST by bmwcyle (We have gone over the cliff and we are about to hit the bottom)
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To: longtermmemmory
Ben & Jerry`s Homemade, Inc

No surprise there!!! Two of the biggest libtards on the planet.
6 posted on 12/24/2012 8:30:30 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: longtermmemmory

Time Warner? Perfect. Cancel cable and get Dish...or Roku.


7 posted on 12/24/2012 8:32:24 AM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: txnativegop
Trying to boycott pro football/baseball teams is a waste of time, and will only anger sports fans who might otherwise support us. IMHO.

We don't have to picket their stadiums with signs and printed material.

Lost of ticket sales is one way.

Not buying and wearing their over priced caps, tee shirts, jackets and other gear with team logos is a big money maker for them.

Win the battles you can by next Friday and the war will take care of itself.

8 posted on 12/24/2012 8:35:22 AM PST by TYVets
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To: txnativegop

i did not say boycott, I just said avoid. Instead of spend dollars at business “A” you just take your money to business “B”.

it is business.

Companies, shareholders, and company officers who are chained to company performance, need to know that anti conservative/second amendment positions will cost dollars out of their bottom line.


9 posted on 12/24/2012 8:38:09 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: TYVets

I see your point, but, the ownership of the team could use our own activity against the team to stir up animosity among fans who are otherwise uninformed about gun issues.


10 posted on 12/24/2012 8:39:31 AM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: longtermmemmory

Thanks very much for the post.

DEFUND fascists siding with TREASONOUS TOTALITARIANS in government. BIG GOVERNMENT IS CRONY SOCIALISM.

It’s easy to...

live - free - republic


11 posted on 12/24/2012 8:39:43 AM PST by PGalt
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To: longtermmemmory

The business of constitution-supporting, freedom-lovers BUMP!


12 posted on 12/24/2012 8:43:43 AM PST by PGalt
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To: longtermmemmory

Sara Lee also owns these other companies-http://www.saralee.com/en/OurBrands.aspx

Hillshire Farms and Jimmy Dean are commonly sold around here.


13 posted on 12/24/2012 8:45:22 AM PST by matthew fuller (Newt for the next Speaker of the House!)
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To: txnativegop

i did not say boycott, I just said avoid. Instead of spend dollars at business “A” you just take your money to business “B”.

it is business.

Companies, shareholders, and company officers who are chained to company performance, need to know that anti conservative/second amendment positions will cost dollars out of their bottom line.


14 posted on 12/24/2012 8:45:48 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: txnativegop

Haven’t been able (read “wanted”) to buy Levi’s since they became a designer company.

When I was a fat kid, I wore Huskies, at about $3.75 a pair. They were heavy material, didn’t fade quickly and seemed to last forever.

Not so now.


15 posted on 12/24/2012 8:47:37 AM PST by wizr (Keep the Faith!)
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To: longtermmemmory

see my post #10


16 posted on 12/24/2012 8:48:24 AM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: wizr

Levis have become ridiculously expensive these days, that was enough reason the keep me away; now I have a better reason to do so.


17 posted on 12/24/2012 8:50:19 AM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: longtermmemmory

Kansas City Chiefs One Arrowhead Drive Kansas City, MO 64129 (816) 924-9300 www.kcchiefs.com Pro Football Team

That one is interesting, considering recent events.

Are we sure about Sara Lee and 7-11?


18 posted on 12/24/2012 8:53:08 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: longtermmemmory

****Silver Dollar City Peter Herschend One Corporate Drive Branson, MO 65616 800 475-9370 www.silverdollarcity.com Amusement Parks ****

Wonder if they still have the “train robbery” and the shootout on main street as they did when I went there many years ago.

I noticed lots of “deputies” walking around with firearms on their hips. A quick look showed them to be black powder revolvers with the nipples filed off.

The shooters used single actions with black colored blanks.

Then there was the gunsmithing area where they made and fired black powder rifles.


19 posted on 12/24/2012 8:54:27 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (REOPEN THE CLOSED MENTAL INSTITUTIONS! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: longtermmemmory

The list should include the United Methodist Church-

http://archives.umc.org/interior.asp?ptid=1&mid=937

(4) develop advocacy groups within local congregations to advocate for the eventual reduction of the availability of guns in society with a particular emphasis upon handguns, handgun ammunition, assault weapons, automatic weapons, automatic weapon conversion kits, and guns that cannot be detected by traditionally used metal detection devices. These groups can be linked to community-based, state, and national organizations working on gun and violence issues;

(5) support federal legislation to regulate the importation, manufacturing, sale, and possession of guns and ammunition by the general public. Such legislation should include provisions for the registration and licensing of gun purchasers and owners, appropriate background investigation and waiting periods prior to gun purchase, and regulation of subsequent sale;

(6) call upon all governments of the world in which there is a United Methodist presence to establish national bans on ownership by the general public of handguns, assault weapons, automatic weapon conversion kits, and weapons that cannot be detected by traditionally used metal-detection devices;


20 posted on 12/24/2012 8:56:14 AM PST by matthew fuller (Newt for the next Speaker of the House!)
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To: longtermmemmory

Sorry, but I kinda doubt the complete veracity/timeliness of this list. Sverdrup Engineering hasn’t been in business for 15 or so YEARS. My dad used to work for them, but they were bought out by Jacobs Eng. quite a while ago.

Yes, plenty of these like Ben & Jerry’s are pretty obviously part of the list, but try doing a bit more research before everyone just goes and boycotts these places.


21 posted on 12/24/2012 4:46:14 PM PST by Svartalfiar
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To: longtermmemmory

bump


22 posted on 01/04/2013 5:13:29 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: longtermmemmory

bump


23 posted on 01/04/2013 5:13:29 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: longtermmemmory

Forgot the DNC......https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDlbg1VoMZ0


24 posted on 01/04/2013 5:20:44 AM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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