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20 Huge Companies That Want To Take Your Guns
BuzzPo ^ | May 4, 2014 | Jodi Swan

Posted on 05/07/2014 6:31:13 AM PDT by xzins

1. MTV

MTV’s Chairman is on the board of CeaseFire, Inc. Not only are they corrupting society one raunchy music video at a time, they’d also love nothing more than to disarm the public.

2. Staples

The office supply mogul frequently bans gun companies from entering their business contests – even though the contests are supposed to be open to “any and all” businesses. Sounds just like our tolerant friends on the left to make such a move.

3. Bank of America

Turned down the business of McMillan Group simply because they are a gun company.

4. Google

The world’s largest search engine has started restricting searches on gun info specifically relating to firearm sales.

5. 7-Eleven

A notorious target for gun-related crime in the past, you’d think the company would support gun use for self protection. On the contrary, 7-Eleven has supported anti-gun laws. Apparently, the only people who are allowed to have guns in 7-Elevens are criminals.

6. Toys ‘R Us

This popular children’s store wants to take away your right to own guns so that you can protect the children you buy over-priced toys for.

7. Ben & Jerry’s

A very liberal business, it’s no surprise that they’re anti-gun. They have donated millions to gun control causes and groups.

8. Disney

The CEO and President both serve on the board of CeaseFire, Inc.

9. Gap, Inc.

IMG_2697-500x375 Corporate bigwigs have been publicly against guns since the company’s start.

10. Volkswagen

They’ve been lobbying against legislation that would permit employees to keep firearms in their cars during work.

11. Dannon Yogurt

Supporters of licensing and handgun registration, they gave a whopping $150,000 to the ‘Million Mom March’.

12. Sara Lee

Sara Lee Corporation owns L’eggs panty hose, Hanes underwear, Ball Park franks and Hillshire Farm smoked sausages. That gives them ample income to funnel straight towards the Brady Center to supposedly prevent handgun violence.

13. Levi Strauss

Buy Wranglers instead.

14. Hasbro

The Chairman, CEO and President all serve on the board of CeaseFire, Inc. Every action figure and Transformers movie ticket you buy helps fund various gun control groups.

15. Hyatt Hotels

Ever wonder why it costs an exorbitant amount of money to stay at one of these luxury hotels? It’s so the company can invest in disarming you.

16. Hallmark Cards

Lets see if I can put this in words that Hallmark would understand… Roses are red, violets are blue, give us your guns or we’ll take them from you!

17. NBC

Bob Costas’ anti-gun rant back in December of 2012 on Sunday Night Football caused quite a stir, although it was fully backed by the liberal network. They also ran a ridiculously biased hit piece on Remington Firearms in which they falsely asserted that their shotguns are defective.

18. Verizon Wireless

Customers have complained about the “NO Weapons” signs at their stores, but the company maintains that the policy is for the protection of everyone. Riiight…

19. Sprint

Sprint Nextel has it’s own Political Action Committee (PAC). Back in 2012, their most sizable contribution to a political candidate went to anti-gun Democrat Amy Klobuchar. She has notoriously voted to take away your Second Amendment rights.

20. Wells Fargo

These guys have refused to lend money to companies in the firearms industry for over 10 years.


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; blog; bloggers; guncontrol; guns; secondamendment

1 posted on 05/07/2014 6:31:13 AM PDT by xzins
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To: All

It’s too easy not to support these companies.


2 posted on 05/07/2014 6:31:33 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins
Verzon stores locally do not have the "no weapons" signs. At&T (the only other choice) doesn't work past the end of the sidewalk.

The family has been making the shift to no contract phones (cheaper!)

3 posted on 05/07/2014 6:35:06 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: xzins

If I were the ceo of these companies, I’d want guns out of the hands of people too. Nothing but over paid left wing shills.


4 posted on 05/07/2014 6:36:49 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

I have a Ford F150 super cab and it pulls all I want it to pull. But I also have a 4 year old VW diesel jetta for mpg. It’s a good car, but if I’d known about this, I wouldn’t have bought it.

Like with all these companies, it’s too easy to switch to a competitor.


5 posted on 05/07/2014 6:38:21 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

See the way the leftwing shakedown industry works? Hasbro gets to sell loads of toy guns without being protested because they pay off the protestors.


6 posted on 05/07/2014 6:38:39 AM PDT by dangus
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To: dangus

Good catch, dangus. I hadn’t thought about their hypocrisy over toy guns, action figures, etc.


7 posted on 05/07/2014 6:41:00 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Mark for later printing.


8 posted on 05/07/2014 6:43:12 AM PDT by sport
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To: xzins

Thanks. Just cancelled my wife’s Hallmark card online subscription. She’s not too happy, but .........


9 posted on 05/07/2014 6:46:04 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: xzins
When your work is out in the boonies, and there is only one company you can get a signal with, and you are required to maintain communications the choices narrow considerably.

The alternative would be to close down my business, and make six figures a year less. For that difference I can offset what ever Verizon puts toward anti-gun efforts with a few donations (GOA, NRA, JPFO, SAF).

10 posted on 05/07/2014 6:47:36 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

In my area of southern, rural Ohio, I get ATT clear as can be. Verizon works on one side of my house and doesn’t on the other.

I also think your idea of counter-balancing their position with your donations IS an acceptable way of dealing with these companies. Most of us think of switching, but I agree that phone reception is a different issue, since I have the same problem, only reversed.

So, what can you do?

1. Switch to a different company.

2. If one of these companies is your only option, then counter their position with a donation to a pro-gun group.

Makes sense to me.


11 posted on 05/07/2014 6:51:09 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

How is it that you can’t refuse to take pictures of a homosexual wedding or to bake a cake for another Homosexual party. But you CAN DENY MFGRS of GUNS to have their accts. in Your Bank or other numerous Businesses.
God save America from the fools.


12 posted on 05/07/2014 7:02:58 AM PDT by chatham
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To: xzins

I’d quit shopping at Staples except they just announced that the Office Depot near me is closing.


13 posted on 05/07/2014 7:04:10 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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14 posted on 05/07/2014 7:05:47 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

“For that difference I can offset what ever Verizon puts toward anti-gun efforts with a few donations”

Makes sense to me LOL


15 posted on 05/07/2014 7:08:10 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Buckeye McFrog

see #11


16 posted on 05/07/2014 7:11:10 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Bookmark


17 posted on 05/07/2014 7:11:28 AM PDT by southland ( I have faith in the creator Republicans freed the slaves)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

see POST #11


18 posted on 05/07/2014 7:11:29 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

I haven’t patronized any of these companies willingly.


19 posted on 05/07/2014 7:39:34 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I’d quit shopping at Staples except they just announced that the Office Depot near me is closing.”

I switched to Staples last year after Office Depot started contributing major dollars to liberal programs in public schools. Understand Office Max is merging either with Office Depot or Staples. Choices are becoming almost non-existent.


20 posted on 05/07/2014 7:41:25 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Grams A; Buckeye McFrog

Living in the country, I do a lot of online shopping delivered to my door.

Any way you can get Staples/Depot type stuff online and just as good quality and just as good price?

Online can’t match the ability to quickly pick something up, and I don’t know about business accounts.


21 posted on 05/07/2014 7:47:09 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Not sure of the accuracy of this bloggers information and research. I’ve never had a problem with Google, for example.


22 posted on 05/07/2014 7:47:35 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

If Google could sell your children, they would.


23 posted on 05/07/2014 7:49:55 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Sara Lee Corp has been defunct since July of 2012. It was split into Hillshire Brands and D.E Master Blenders 1753.


24 posted on 05/07/2014 7:57:24 AM PDT by laker_dad
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

“I’ve never had a problem with Google, for example.”

I can confirm that they’ve blocked searches for websites/articles opposing climate change, especially during/about the leaked emails. I’ve done searches for other topics, having seen an article previously that doesn’t get on the google list for 4 or 5 pages later while all sorts of unrelated items are listed. Therefore, I know that this is not an unbiased company and I do not doubt they block gun websites.


25 posted on 05/07/2014 8:28:10 AM PDT by JoyjoyfromNJ (everything written by me on FR is my personal opinion & does not represent my employer)
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To: xzins

An interesting side note....I have heard that Wells Fargo is popular with identity theft and fraud criminals because you can open an account online without ever having to see a person at the bank.

Steal identity, open account, put a little money in, let account mature for a couple of weeks, deposit fraudulent cashiers checks which you immediately withdraw....


26 posted on 05/07/2014 8:32:52 AM PDT by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (I am the Tea Party bully who took Mitch McConnell's milk money.)
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To: xzins

Thank you!


27 posted on 05/07/2014 8:35:50 AM PDT by winner3000
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To: xzins; Buckeye McFrog

I buy most everything I can on-line and in bulk, particularly things like cases of copy paper, soap, household cleaner, 25 lb. bags of cat food, kitty litter, etc. Found couple of sources for ink/toner for copy machines which sell the refilled cartridges. Some less expensive but have found quality very inconsistent.

Staples has second day free delivery if you buy a certain $ amount which is great and I’ve found that for first time purchase to some of the sites there is a substantial discount. But even places to buy things on-line is becoming somewhat limited for office supplies. Cost of items reordered in May versus cost last October have caused me to say “Good Grief” more than once.

What I fear is that we are going to have only one or two sites to buy standard items in the near future. Does not bode well if you are on a budget.


28 posted on 05/07/2014 8:51:55 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: xzins

I didn’t see ebay/paypal on the list.


29 posted on 05/07/2014 3:47:56 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: TurboZamboni

And Starbucks too.


30 posted on 05/08/2014 3:37:52 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: catfish1957

a confession. I saw this thread yesterday. bought a
Hallmark card today. I won’t do it again


31 posted on 05/08/2014 2:42:45 PM PDT by cycjec
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To: Grams A

about four years ago I saw a really interesting article
online about how the prevailing “big three” pattern
in various big box stores arose the link and/or my
notes are on my other computer. really.


32 posted on 05/08/2014 2:44:29 PM PDT by cycjec
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To: xzins
The only 2 I ever use are Hallmark and Google, and those are not used often.
33 posted on 05/08/2014 2:52:53 PM PDT by Ditter
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