Not only have more firearms manufacturers joined with their colleagues in refusing to sell firearms to law enforcement agencies in states that have jumped on the anti-gun bandwagon, but vendors have also stepped up to the plate:
"The list of companies that have stopped selling firearms and ammunition to law enforcement agencies in states that are restricting the Second Amendment has more than doubled since Wednesday and is more than five times larger than just one week ago. There are 44 companies on our list, with more being added as we receive notification. Here are the additions since Wednesday:
This is a tremendously brave and selfless move. The easy way out would have been to offset their losses from private sales by selling firearms to these state and local organizations, which have been increasingly culturally isolated from the people by a methodical process of militarization.
This movement has the ring of a revolt of the people and I am glad to see it.
Our nation has a beginning that is defined by the defiance of wrongful acts of government. The protests of, and physical opposition to, writs of assistance and wrongful taxes are just two examples of how the American people risked jail, fines, and loss of livelihood in order to secure their inalienable rights. The loss of profits that these manufacturers are willing to incur should not be underestimated; in this economy, any loss of sales is significant. As some manufacturers will no doubt step in and sell out the people for the sake of profit, the stand being taken by these companies is all the more noble.....