200 Businesses Whose Leaders Are Backing Gun Control Initiatives

 

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms launched an initiative last year aimed at providing information to Second Amendment-loving Americans. The goal was to provide a comprehensive list of companies and/or CEOs who back gun control initiatives and legislation or have anti-firearm corporate policies in place.

According to Gottlieb, putting together the list was about giving pro-gun Americans knowledge about their purchasing habits. It’s not about boycotting companies and businesses but rather about giving Americans the ability to make informed decisions about where their hard-earned dollars go.

“We encourage people to buy products from companies they can count on to not support efforts aimed at curtailing constitutional rights,” he explained. “By providing this information, we hope gun owning consumers are making reasonable decisions about which businesses to patronize. This might convince some businesses to re-think their core values.”

Pretty sure there a few of these we can live without.

Below are the roughly 200 businesses that made the list:

20/20 Vision
A&M Records
AlleyCorp
Alphabet, Inc.
Amalgamated Bank
Ambition
AMC Theatres
AOL / Time Warner
Ariel Investments LLC
Artsy
Ascend.io
Aspiration
AT&T
Aura
AutoZone
Backpack
Bad Robot
Bain Capital
Bank of America
Beeswax
Begin
Betaworks
Beyond Meat
Bloomberg LP
Bonusly
Brat
Brookfield Property
Brud
Bumble
Burger King
Cambly
Catch & Release
Cerebras Systems
Chipotle
Circle Medical
ClassPass
Clearbit
Clever
Clockwise
CNN
Color Genomics
Comcast
Conde Nast
Costco
Credit Karma
Crunchbase
Curalate
Curtsy
Dannon
Delta Airlines
DICK’S Sporting Goods
Disney Company
DoorDash
Doxel, Inc.
Ebay
Ecolab
Edelman
Elektra Labs
Emerson Collective
Enterprise
Eventbrite
Farmstead
Full Picture
Fundera
Gap Inc.
Gateway Computers
GE
GEICO
Goat Group
Golden
Graphic Packaging
Group Nine Media
Gucci
Guru
Hallmark Cards
Hard Rock Cafe
Havas Group
HBO
Hint, Inc.
HipDot
Hooked
Horizon Media
Humbition
Impossible Foods
Interpublic
Intuit
JOOR
Jumbo Privacy
Kabbage Inc.

Kadena
Kanga
Knowable
Lattice
Levi Strauss & Co.
Lucent Technologies
Lyft
MetaProp.vc
MetLife
Microsoft
Modern Fertility
MongoDB Inc.
MSNBC
MTV

Navient
NBC Universal
NCR Corp.
Neighborland
NewsCred
Nextdoor
NowThis
Nurx
Oaktree Capital
Oberndorf Enterprises
Oceans
OfferUp
Okta
Omnicom Group
Openpath
Panera Bread
Parabol
Paravision
Paypal
Pinterest
Plato Design
Postmates
Presto
Prima
Progressive Insurance
Prologis
Publicis Groupe
Quartzy
Reddit
Ribbon Health
Ro
Roofstock
Royal Caribbean Cruises
RXR Realty
Sara Lee
SelfMade
Shoptiques Inc.
Showtime Cable Network
Shutterstock Inc.
Sidewalk Labs
Sift
Skillshare
SkySafe
Small Door
SmartAsset
Snapdocs, Inc.
Solve.io
Sonic
Southwestern Bell
Splash
Square and Twitter
Squarespace
Standard Bots
Subway
Sundia Corporation
Sunlight Health
Superplastic
SurveyMonkey
SV Angel
Symantec
ThirdLove
Thisopenspace inc.
Thrive Capital
Thrive Global
ThunderCore Inc.
Tillable
Tinder
TOMS
Twilio
Uber
Uniform Teeth
Viosera Therapeutics
Virtual Kitchen
Voxer
Voyage
Watsi
WayUp
Whalar
Wizeline
WPP
X.ai, inc.
Y Combinator
Yelp
Yum Brands

Zola

 

 

 

 

The Shotgun

                                  This is coming to America if we don’t stand up against the socialist Left….

 

 You're sound asleep when  you hear a thump outside your bedroom door.  Half-awake, and nearly  paralyzed with fear, you hear muffled whispers.
 
At least two people have  broken into your house and are moving your way.  With your heart pumping, you reach down beside your bed and pick up your shotgun.  You rack a shell into the chamber, then inch toward the door and open  it... 

In the darkness, you make out two shadows.  One holds something that  looks like a  crowbar.  When the intruder brandishes it as if to strike, you raise the  shotgun and fire.  The blast knocks both  thugs to the floor.  One writhes and screams while the second man crawls to the front door and lurches outside.

 As you pick up the telephone to call police, you know you're in  trouble.In your country, most guns were outlawed years before, and the few that are privately owned are so stringently regulated as to make them useless.  Yours was never registered.

  Police arrive and inform you that the second burglar has died.They arrest you for First Degree Murder and Illegal Possession of a Firearm. 

 When you talk to your attorney, he tells you not to worry: authorities will probably plea the case down to manslaughter.

"What kind of sentence will I get?" you ask.

 "Only ten-to-twelve  years," he replies, as if that's nothing.  "Behave yourself, and you'll be out in seven."

 The next day, the shooting is the lead story in the local newspaper.

Somehow, you're portrayed as an eccentric vigilante while the two men you shot are  represented as choirboys.

  Their friends and relatives can't find an unkind word to say about them.

Buried deep down in the article, authorities acknowledge that both "victims" have been arrested numerous times.

 But the next day's headline says it  all: "Lovable Rogue Son Didn't Deserve to Die."

The thieves have been transformed from career criminals into Robin Hood-type pranksters.

 As the days wear on, the story takes wings. The  national media picks it up, then the international media.  The surviving burglar has become a folk  hero.  Your attorney says the thief is preparing to sue you, and he'll probably win.

 The media publishes reports that your home has been burglarized several times in the past and that you've been critical of local police for their lack of effort in apprehending the suspects.

 After the last break-in, you told your neighbor that you would be prepared next time.

 The  District Attorney uses this to allege that you were lying in wait for the burglars.

 A  few months later, you go to trial.  The  charges haven't been reduced, as  your lawyer had so confidently predicted.  When you take the stand, your anger at the injustice of it all works against you.

 Prosecutors paint a picture of you as a mean, vengeful man.  It doesn't take long for the jury to convict you of all charges.  The judge sentences you to life in prison.

  

 

This case really  happened.

 On  August 22, 1999, Tony Martin of Emneth, Norfolk,  England, killed one burglar and wounded a  second.

 In  April, 2000, he was convicted  and  is now serving a life  term.

How did it become a crime to defend one's own life in the once great British Empire?

  It started with the Pistols Act of 1903.

 This seemingly reasonable law forbade selling pistols to minors or felons and established that handgun sales were to be made only to  those who had a license.

 The Firearms Act of 1920 expanded licensing to include not only handguns but all firearms except shotguns..

 Later laws passed in 1953 and 1967 outlawed the carrying of any weapon by private citizens and mandated the registration of all shotguns.

 Momentum for total handgun confiscation began in earnest after the Hungerford mass shooting in 1987. 

  Michael  Ryan, a mentally disturbed man with a Kalashnikov rifle, walked down the street shooting everyone he  saw.  When the  smoke cleared, 17 people were dead.

The British public, already de-sensitized by eighty years of "gun  control", demanded even tougher restrictions.  (The seizure of all privately owned handguns was the objective even though Ryan used a rifle.)


Nine years later, at Dunblane, Scotland, Thomas Hamilton used a  semi-automatic weapon to murder 16 children and a teacher at a public school.

For many  years, the media had portrayed all gun owners as mentally unstable, or worse, criminals. Now the press had a real kook with which to beat up law-abiding  gun owners.

 Day after day, week after week, the media gave up all pretense of objectivity and demanded a total ban on all handguns.  The Dunblane Inquiry, a few months later, sealed the fate of the few sidearm's still owned by private citizens.

During the years in which the British government incrementally took away most gun rights, the notion that a citizen had the right to armed self-defense came to be seen as vigilantism.

 Authorities refused to grant gun licenses to people who were threatened, claiming that self-defense was no longer considered a reason to own a gun.  Citizens who shot burglars or robbers or rapists were charged while the real criminals were released.
Indeed,  after the Martin shooting, a police spokesman was quoted  as saying,  "We cannot have people take the law into their own hands."

All of Tony
 Martin's neighbors had been robbed numerous times, and several elderly people were severely injured in beatings by young thugs who had no fear of the  consequences.  Martin himself, a collector of antiques, had seen most of his collection trashed or stolen by burglars.

When the  Dunblane Inquiry ended, citizens who owned handguns were given three months to turn them over to local  authorities.


Being good British subjects, most people obeyed the law. 
The few who didn't were visited by police and threatened with ten-year prison sentences if they didn't  comply.


Police  later bragged that they'd taken nearly 200,000  handguns from private citizens.


How did the authorities know who had handguns? . . .


The guns had been registered and  licensed.
Kind of like cars. Sound familiar?


WAKE UP AMERICA;

 THIS IS  WHY OUR FOUNDING FATHERS PUT THE SECOND AMENDMENT IN OUR CONSTITUTION.

"...It does not require a  majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's  minds.."
--Samuel  Adams



 

 

 

 

 

WOW! TIME Magazine Admits in Great Detail How 2020 Election Was Rigged Against Trump by Secret Cabal of Wealthy and Politically Connected Elites



For weeks after the 2020 election President Trump and anyone paying attention argued the election was rigged.

President Trump even warned months before the election that the only way Republicans could lose was in a rigged election.

Trump was right.

And today TIME Magazine even admitted in a long and detailed screed by leftist Molly Ball that a secret cabal of wealthy and politically connected elites joined together to rig the election against Trump.

Via Jack Posobiec.

This is a confession
TIME
@TIME
The secret history of the shadow campaign that saved the 2020 election https://ti.me/2NZBUbg


Rigged.

I just want to say that it is the opposite of Democracy when a secret cabal of wealthy and politically connected elites conspire to manipulate the rules and laws of an election in order to win But shit, not like this is a new story...

The Supreme Court is still scheduled to decide on the illegal moves by Pennsylvania officials before the 2020 election.

The alliance of Trump-haters was even behind the illegal moves by far-left swing state officials to change voter laws without consent of the state legislatures.
TIME Magazine cheers this.

It was the definition of “rigged.”

So were they behind the illegal late-night ballot dumps too?

Molly Ball at TIME Magazine reported:

There was a conspiracy unfolding behind the scenes, one that both curtailed the protests and coordinated the resistance from CEOs. Both surprises were the result of an informal alliance between left-wing activists and business titans. The pact was formalized in a terse, little-noticed joint statement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and AFL-CIO published on Election Day. Both sides would come to see it as a sort of implicit bargain–inspired by the summer’s massive, sometimes destructive racial-justice protests–in which the forces of labor came together with the forces of capital to keep the peace and oppose Trump’s assault on democracy.

The handshake between business and labor was just one component of a vast, cross-partisan campaign to protect the election–an extraordinary shadow effort dedicated not to winning the vote but to ensuring it would be free and fair, credible and uncorrupted. For more than a year, a loosely organized coalition of operatives scrambled to shore up America’s institutions as they came under simultaneous attack from a remorseless pandemic and an autocratically inclined President. Though much of this activity took place on the left, it was separate from the Biden campaign and crossed ideological lines, with crucial contributions by nonpartisan and conservative actors. The scenario the shadow campaigners were desperate to stop was not a Trump victory. It was an election so calamitous that no result could be discerned at all, a failure of the central act of democratic self-governance that has been a hallmark of America since its founding.

Their work touched every aspect of the election. They got states to change voting systems and laws and helped secure hundreds of millions in public and private funding. They fended off voter-suppression lawsuits, recruited armies of poll workers and got millions of people to vote by mail for the first time. They successfully pressured social media companies to take a harder line against disinformation and used data-driven strategies to fight viral smears. They executed national public-awareness campaigns that helped Americans understand how the vote count would unfold over days or weeks, preventing Trump’s conspiracy theories and false claims of victory from getting more traction. After Election Day, they monitored every pressure point to ensure that Trump could not overturn the result. “The untold story of the election is the thousands of people of both parties who accomplished the triumph of American democracy at its very foundation,” says Norm Eisen, a prominent lawyer and former Obama Administration official who recruited Republicans and Democrats to the board of the Voter Protection Program.


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