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The Roughly 200 Businesses Whose Leaders Are Backing Gun Control
« on: February 22, 2021, 09:18:04 AM »
These Are the Roughly 200 Businesses Whose Leaders Are Backing Gun Control Initiatives
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bethbaumann/2021/02/21/these-are-the-roughly-200-businesses-whose-leaders-are-backing-gun-control-initia-n2585088

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.

“When we started this project last year, we were actually surprised, and in some cases disappointed, at some of the businesses we added to the list," CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb said in a statement. "We discovered several brand name businesses and corporate leaders who evidently have a nefarious agenda to limit gun rights. Their current and potential patrons should have the knowledge of what their hard earned dollars are actually funding.”

The CCRKBA recently added Gucci to the list after it was revealed the high-end brand donated $500,000 to the March for Our Lives organization, which launched after the Parkland shooting in Florida. March for Our Lives quickly used the funds to advance anti-Second Amendment legislation, Gottlieb said.

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.”

“We’re not calling for a boycott of these companies,” Gottlieb said. “Businesses and the people who own them can support whatever kind of philosophy they want, and gun owning consumers can likewise not spend any money with those firms. Let the marketplace decide. Over 100 million American gun owners represent a sizeable [sic] consumer bloc, and they will decide where they spend their money.”

Below are the roughly 200 businesses that made the list:

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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
d*ck’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
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Re: The Roughly 200 Businesses Whose Leaders Are Backing Gun Control
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2021, 09:28:31 AM »
Gateway Computers...

LMAO.
 

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Re: The Roughly 200 Businesses Whose Leaders Are Backing Gun Control
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2021, 10:08:11 AM »
Gateway Computers...

LMAO.
Yes there are several that are laugh out loud funny. But seriously though, some of the companies listed are large organizations, like Disney and GE, who own many other companies and brands not listed in that list. As such the numbers of companies that tend to be anti gun in some way shape or form is vast and wide spread. Making it very difficult as a consumer to avoid them/boycott them if one was inclined to do so.
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Re: The Roughly 200 Businesses Whose Leaders Are Backing Gun Control
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2021, 10:13:57 AM »
The reasoning for this IMO is quite easy. The left will cancel the right won't. Corporate America isn't afraid of upsetting the right because they know they won't do anything but keep handing over their money.
 

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Re: The Roughly 200 Businesses Whose Leaders Are Backing Gun Control
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2021, 10:23:11 AM »
Very true, the left has organized mobs of shake down artists who make a living going after businesses. Folks like Sharpton and a few others have made a professional living to shake down businesses under the guise of the outrage of the day/week/month. The outrage mob is now on Twitter. Large businesses follow trending Twitter hashtags, and will quickly bend the knee if their business is the subject of a negative Twitter hashtag trend. Even when that hashtag trend is bot driven. Plenty of examples of the business knee jerk response to cancel culture someone or bend the knee when they're being shaken down by the mob.

The "right" generally doesn't use such methods, tactics or actions. The "right" tends to be more individualistic, less prone to act in mob fashion on irrational emotional anger. Only time they do react in mob fashion is when they're actually IN the mob where mob behavior takes over. The DC riot on the 6th is a prime example of mob behavior in action.
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Re: The Roughly 200 Businesses Whose Leaders Are Backing Gun Control
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2021, 10:30:08 AM »
Don't worry about being 100%.  Just do what you can and start with the obvious ones.
DON'T USE FREAKING PAY PAL FCOL!

There's some really easy choices there
LOTS of places to eat besides Burger King and chipotle and Panera bread. (your spider senses should be telling you those last two are liberal anyway)
Other places to buy your car parts besides Auto Zone.
Dont use door dash..

Look at the list, figure out who you might be using and stop.
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