gun politics

Anton Sherwood (
Mon, 15 Dec 1997 19:19:41 -0800 (PST)

Anton wrote
: > Ceteris paribus I'd rather not buy from Ruger,
: > because of his support of evil legislation.

Michael Lorrey wrote:
: What pray tell, is this "evil legislation"??? If I were to amend my
: buying habits for a business man's politics, I'd get rid of all of
: my microsoft products because Bill Gates heavily supported the group
: that broght the gun registration bill to a vote in Washington state
: this last election. ...

Ruger has supported the bans on "assault rifles" and large magazines -
and, coincidentally, makes an "assault rifle" not covered by the ban.
I prefer not to reward such marketing techniques, all else being equal.
In contrast, it's not obvious how Gates could benefit from 676.

I'm keeping my Ruger pistol, though. ;)

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