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  •  boycott? (8+ / 0-)

    Why not organize a boycott like we did in response to the Rush Limbaugh comments about Ms. Fluke? It would seem to me that the only language the conservatives understand is the language of money. The boycott against Rush Limbaugh's advertisers had traction. Is there any sort of effort going on currently to boycott stores that currently sell assault weapons and high volume ammunition clips? There are probably other kinds of boycotts that would work too related to internet sales and gun shows.

    "There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America" -William Jefferson Clinton

    by bluestatedude on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 01:10:08 PM PST

    •  Stores that carry this stuff have lines out the (2+ / 0-)
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      bleeding blue, fabucat

      door right now.  Some guns stores here have sold out of everything.

    •  There are some moves (1+ / 0-)
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      greengemini

      like the petition to get the Wyndham hotels to stop being an NRA affiliate, or the news about Cerberus selling off its gun company after pressure from the California teachers' pension.

      There's room to put pressure on big boxes that stock guns & ammo, or on venues that host gun shows. I'm not sure the same will work on smaller gun stores and their more dedicated clientele.

      There is nothing so ridiculous that some philosopher has not said it. -- Cicero

      by tytalus on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 02:06:45 PM PST

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