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NFL Bans ‘Offensive’ Pro-Gun Ad from the Super Bowl (Video)
Top Right News ^ | 12-01-2013 | John Urban

Posted on 12/01/2013 5:07:25 PM PST by montag813

danieldefense

Has the NFL brass lost their minds? Now their increasing political correctness is extending to opposing gun rights. 

Daniel Defense, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers and retailers in the firearms industry, was willing to pay top dollar for a commercial in the 2014 NFL Super Bowl. But the commercial -- emphasizing personal responsibility, family security, and fundamental rights -- was rejected “due to the rules the NFL has set into place for [Daniel Defense’s] category,” according to Guns & Ammo.

But Daniel's Defense does not even violate them...

 The NFL’s Advertising Policy addresses several Prohibited Advertising Categories, including guidelines for ads featuring alcohol, video games, movies, prescription drugs, and, of course, firearms.

The firearms portion of the NFL’s Prohibited Advertising Categories states:

“5. Firearms, ammunition or other weapons are prohibited; however, stores that sell firearms and ammunitions (e.g., outdoor stores and camping stores) will be permitted, provided they sell other products and the ads do not mention firearms, ammunition or other weapons.”

According to these guidelines, Daniel Defense’s Super Bowl commercial does not violate NFL policy for two reasons:

·Daniel Defense has a brick-and-mortar store, where they sell products other than firearms such as apparel.

·The commercial itself does not mention firearms, ammunition or weaponry.

So the 62-second ad features NO firearms, and Daniel Defense was even willing to swap out the company’s rifle logo at the end of the ad with an American flag -- but the NFL rejected them a second time.

The ad complies will all league rules and regulations, but the NFL considers the ad to be too offensive to air.

Do you find this ad "offensive"...?

Excerpt...click here to read the full article...


TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: 2a; ads; banglist; guns; nfl; rtkba
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1 posted on 12/01/2013 5:07:26 PM PST by montag813
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To: montag813

Can you excerpt this?

I’m deaf and don’t have a nice monitor ....

/S

In before the whiners ...


2 posted on 12/01/2013 5:09:35 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: montag813

“....NFL’s Advertising Policy addresses several Prohibited Advertising Categories, including guidelines for ads featuring alcohol...”

is BEER not alcohol...and have there not been beer ads run during the super bowls since the first game?


3 posted on 12/01/2013 5:10:21 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: montag813; Perdogg; NFHale; GOPsterinMA; Bender2; dfwgator

Lame.


4 posted on 12/01/2013 5:10:29 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: montag813; RichInOC; Prince of Space; JoeFromSidney; TNMountainMan; alphadog; infool7; ...
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Freep-mail me to get on or off my pro-life and Catholic List:

Add me / Remove me

Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.

5 posted on 12/01/2013 5:11:12 PM PST by narses (... unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life within you.)
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To: narses

https://danieldefense.com/


6 posted on 12/01/2013 5:13:44 PM PST by narses (... unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life within you.)
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To: montag813

I think they should worry about keeping thier side of the street clean first


7 posted on 12/01/2013 5:14:04 PM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: montag813
The NFL has convinced its players to wear pink. They should start calling it the Barbie Football League. Testosterone scares the **** out of them these days. There's too much testosterone in this ad.

sarc/

8 posted on 12/01/2013 5:15:58 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my health insurance policy?)
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To: Vendome

Oh, hell... I don’t know whether I should laugh or smack you on the back of the head...


9 posted on 12/01/2013 5:17:41 PM PST by real saxophonist (Rock, paper, scissors, GUN. I win.)
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To: montag813

Have you seen this?

Incite Your Passion with the Instigator
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC8PqBKHrXA


10 posted on 12/01/2013 5:17:46 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: montag813

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA’s commercial agents

disagree with

FOOTBALL, as a forum, to air

PAID ADVERTISING

regarding the DEFENSE of core CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.

“The Land of the Free.”

(as long as we don’t offend a soul, in the courts, on the field, or anywhere else.)

What a sham.


11 posted on 12/01/2013 5:21:52 PM PST by golux
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To: montag813

The NFL just hasn’t been the same since Fran Tarkenton, Johnny Unitas and Bart Starr retired and the QBs quit calling the plays on the field.


12 posted on 12/01/2013 5:26:54 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: montag813

There’s nobody more PC than jock-wannabe journalists.


13 posted on 12/01/2013 5:27:35 PM PST by skeeter
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To: montag813

Tell you what NFL. I just decided your hypocrisy is too offensive. I will not be watching the Superbowl this year. Not for the commercials, not even if by some miracle the Steelers make it into the big show. Nada. I’ll be at the gym working out, at the range practicing, walking my dog... Something useful.


14 posted on 12/01/2013 5:28:30 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: montag813

Normal America offends the pinko dominated media.


15 posted on 12/01/2013 5:29:25 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: golux

They should have hired an NFL spokesman. Someone like Plaxico Burris or Aaron Hernandez.

Just a thought.


16 posted on 12/01/2013 5:32:56 PM PST by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: montag813

Use the power of the purse - don’t watch the Super Bowl. If every gun owner skips the game the NFL will take notice. All the “approved” ads will get skimp for viewers, and that will go over like a lead zeppelin with advertisers.

WHAAAT???? DON’T WATCH?!?!?
If you can’t stand not tuning in at all just don’t do it from home. Go to a bar where it will be on no matter what. Millions of TVs across America not tuned in will fry their eyes.


17 posted on 12/01/2013 5:35:27 PM PST by CelesteChristi
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To: montag813

If we were all as young and big and beefy as these Neanderthals, maybe we wouldn’t need guns for self defense, either.


18 posted on 12/01/2013 5:37:52 PM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Anyone watching these things nowadays are simply enablers. It’s time to choose sides.


19 posted on 12/01/2013 5:53:03 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: MeshugeMikey

Anheuser Bush paid over a billion dollars to be the official NFL beer sponsor a couple of years ago. If DD could come up with that kind of $$ they’d probably lower their “standards.”


20 posted on 12/01/2013 6:03:02 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Vendome

Father: It’s been a long road getting here, and a lot has changed since I got back.

Now this is the center of my world, and my family’s safety is my highest priority.

I am responsible for their protection, and no one has the right to tell me how to defend them.

…so I’ve chosen the most effective tool for the job.

Announcer: Daniel Defense. Defending your nation. Defending your home.


21 posted on 12/01/2013 6:10:26 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: montag813

It must be the silhouette of that scary AR at the end of the ad that made Goodell and his band of pussies to pee themselves.


22 posted on 12/01/2013 6:24:16 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts ("It does not take a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority...")
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To: smokingfrog

this is evidently the age of arriving at standards VIA Pluralism.

we dont allow sponsors whose products contain alcohol...except when we want to.

maybe obama can go to work for them when hes finished....scrwing up the nation as a whole


23 posted on 12/01/2013 6:26:59 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
It must be the silhouette of that scary AR at the end of the ad that made Goodell and his band of pussies to pee themselves.

If you read the TRN article at the link, it says that Daniel Defense offered to replace that silo with an American flag -- and was rejected again by the NFL. They are commie creeps.

24 posted on 12/01/2013 6:31:23 PM PST by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
They should start calling it the Barbie Football League

Damn, everything appropriate I could think think to say here would get removed by the moderator. Use your imagination.

25 posted on 12/01/2013 6:34:04 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: real saxophonist

If your last name is Gibbs a slap to the back of my head would be an honor.

Just don’t waste good.


26 posted on 12/01/2013 6:40:36 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: montag813

When will they ban this gun-hating liberal from commenting on official NFL broadcasts, then?

27 posted on 12/01/2013 6:41:27 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: smokingfrog

Nice but, I love the ending of the rejoinder. Too funny


28 posted on 12/01/2013 6:42:36 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: montag813

None of the links work - sounds like BS trolling to me. Anyway, the NFL doesn’t allow “issue” type ads. Fine by me...


29 posted on 12/01/2013 6:56:47 PM PST by stormer
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To: smokingfrog

As Bud tastes like piss there ads are O.K. the Left and NFLs standards are the lowest.


30 posted on 12/01/2013 7:00:44 PM PST by lostboy61 (Lock and Load and stand your ground!)
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To: lostboy61

The NFL has people ALWAYS on ‘roids...

The fights and rages are a symptom of steroids.


31 posted on 12/01/2013 7:31:54 PM PST by skinny old man (Still lurking and posting after all these years(14 yrs ?)(more ?)(seems like more...))
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To: montag813

The NFL sucks.
They think they are a Government in their own right.....
They are ruining the game of football already and doing something stuoid like this will only hurt them in th end.


32 posted on 12/01/2013 7:31:55 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign is for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: stormer
None of the links work - sounds like BS trolling to me. Anyway, the NFL doesn’t allow “issue” type ads. Fine by me...

What links? The link to TRN and their source and video links work fine. And they also point out how the NFL allowed gun-hating Mike Bloomberg to run a gun control ad at this year's Super Bowl, so they most certainly do allow "issue" ads -- the liberal kind.

33 posted on 12/01/2013 7:48:20 PM PST by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: montag813

Years ago I watched a few NFL games a year a few playoff games and the SB. I was a casual fan at best. In the last few years it dwindled down to just the SB and I didn’t watch the last few at all and any interesting commercials can be viewed online after the game. This is similar for me for all TV sports not just the NFL. No single reason just a combination of many that has seen my interest fall off a cliff. I occasionally read the sports section to see what is going on but that is about it. I am already out the door NFL and nothing is really enticing me back into the fold. Adios and thanks for the memories.


34 posted on 12/01/2013 8:01:08 PM PST by xp38
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To: ThunderSleeps

I’ll be watching the Puppy Bowl with my son instead of a bunch of thugs and hoodrats from the National Felon League.


35 posted on 12/01/2013 8:08:14 PM PST by 2CAVTrooper (Impeach 0bama)
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To: montag813
Sounds like the NFL wants to get their pansy asses boycotted.

Football is my favorite professional sport, but the NFL just lost a significant amount of respect with me, and I'm a 44+ year Dolphins fan. Moving forward, I'll be purchasing much fewer NFL products and watching fewer of their games.

The NFL is becoming sissified, and this is a perfect sign of that fact.

If the NFL wants to slap gun owners in the face, they can find out just how many of us there are, and just how valuable our patronage is.

36 posted on 12/01/2013 8:28:04 PM PST by sargon (I don't like the sound of these here Boncentration Bamps!)
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To: montag813

NFL commercial are lately filled with gay inuendos.


37 posted on 12/01/2013 8:31:46 PM PST by lavaroise
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To: montag813

I will not be watching the Stuper Bowl any more......although most faux conservatives will


38 posted on 12/01/2013 9:45:20 PM PST by stockpirate (It appears good men have decided to do nothing, so evil is prevailing......)
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To: montag813

It’s time to put down the thug NFL. The libs will kill the NFL with their insane policies and the league is going along with the suicide. The NFL needs to die sooner rather than later.


39 posted on 12/01/2013 10:26:41 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: ThunderSleeps; montag813
Tell you what NFL. I just decided your hypocrisy is too offensive. I will not be watching the Superbowl this year. Not for the commercials, not even if by some miracle the Steelers make it into the big show. Nada. I’ll be at the gym working out, at the range practicing, walking my dog... Something useful.

Ditto, except substitute the Giants for the Steelers. I will go to the range, since it ought not to be too crowded. Exercising my Constitutional rights is FAR more important than watching an over-hyped GAME and supporting its advertisers.

40 posted on 12/01/2013 10:39:12 PM PST by Ancesthntr ("The right to buy weapons is the right to be free." A. E. van Vogt)
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To: montag813
The banned ad with commentary by Colion Noir.
41 posted on 12/01/2013 10:41:24 PM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: montag813

I am watching football with the sound muted...have done this all season, same with baseball last summer. Not only don’t have to hear ANY ads, also don’t have to hear the inane commentary. I keep Pandora running on the side. Also, taping a lot if games to “fly by” the commercials. I’m amazed they are the same commercials over and over and over...if I gave you the same message 4 times an hour (or more) you’d tell me to STFU. In summary, you can have ads for alcohol, Viagra, incontenance, catheters, tampax, and even Obamacare, but not guns? I’m ROTFL.


42 posted on 12/02/2013 4:53:02 AM PST by ThePatriotsFlag (...and to the Republic for which it stood.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I might watch another game when they have a “prostate cancer” awareness and wear colors for that.


43 posted on 12/02/2013 5:42:19 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: sargon

We are long time football-Packers fans, but the NFL’s nutty rules and money grubbing is driving us away. They keep on tweaking the on field rules, where the ball is kicked, what is or isn’t pass interference, how tie games end... The concussion rules. Pretending players are not on ‘roids. A two hour sport now goes 3+ hours due to the endless commercials. The pink breast cancer was so in your face-what’s next? Promoting ObamaCare? Wait, the Baltimore Ravens got that tax money promo!


44 posted on 12/02/2013 2:38:27 PM PST by RicocheT (Where neither their property nor their honor is touched, most men live content, Niccolo Machiavelli)
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To: montag813

The guy carries a man-purse and it’s still to much testosterone for the NFL?


45 posted on 12/02/2013 4:40:30 PM PST by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: Impy; montag813; Perdogg; NFHale; Bender2; dfwgator

Looks like Roger Goodell is a RINO of the highest order.


46 posted on 12/02/2013 6:06:26 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (You're a very weird person, Yossarian.)
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To: GOPsterinMA; big'ol_freeper; shove_it; TrueKnightGalahad; Larry Lucido; Diplomat; RockinRight; ...
Re: Looks like Roger Goodell is a RINO of the highest order.

Lock... and load, Bend?

I got your back, Matt... so, yeah!

You and Tom? Give me... a break!

He and I go way back. Way, way... way back--

Screw the weather, I say "Go!" History... will back you.

Must be an age thing, Bendy. Young folk in your time, just don't... understand us--

No, they... don't.

47 posted on 12/02/2013 6:51:56 PM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2

Well Bender honey you realize that he is married to former Fox news anchorbabe Jane Skinner I hear she is big lib


48 posted on 12/02/2013 6:57:38 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: 2CAVTrooper

OHHH I haven’t hear anything on Puppy Bowl maybe they adverstie it get near by


49 posted on 12/02/2013 6:58:21 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Bender2

I have to admit, I’m a little lost.


50 posted on 12/02/2013 7:21:53 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (You're a very weird person, Yossarian.)
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