Primary Weapons Systems joins the New York Boycott

After a little internet argy bargy Primary Weapons Systems confirms that they will be joining the New York Boycott.

There is a small but vocal crowd that seeks to further divide this nation instead of lead it. Unfortunately, they control the Whitehouse right now……but that will pass. The last thing a conservative response should be is too cleave and divide ourselves even further from all Americans instead of working together as a united people.

PWS will always defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, both foreign AND domestic. As a company, we value our customers and do indeed understand that the civilian market is our bread and butter. The law enforcement officers that we support are our friends, and they have taken the same Oath of Enlistment that I have and through many discussions I have had with them on this topic, they will not bow to tyrannical government and nor will we.

We will not support agencies that wish to weaken or destroy the rights we are granted from the 2nd Amendment, but we will do everything we can to support the ones that will stand and fight with us to ensure our freedoms remain. THAT is the stance of PWS.

The wrangling occurred when people took this statement to mean that they would continue, a la Armalite, to sell to individual officers. PWS, in an email directly to me, said that they will not be doing that.

Hello Mr. Sorrentino,

We will sell our firearms to any civilian/individual officer in any state where they are legal to own. If a civilian cannot buy it, then neither can an individual LEO, that’s the law as it currently stands.

We will not supply or support agencies that wish to weaken or destroy the rights we are granted from the 2nd Amendment, but we will do everything we can to support the ones that will stand and fight with us to ensure our freedoms remain.

That is the stance of PWS and it is on our Facebook page as part of a larger statement. I hope this helps and thank you for contacting us.

PWS Customer Service

 Thank you Primary Weapons Systems. You have been added to the New York Boycott list.

This brings up a vital point we need to cover. When you are contacting your favorite firearm manufacturers and ammo producers, please follow Wheaton’s Law. We are ASKING firearms manufacturers to join us. Once we have an industry wide boycott, we can consider taking action against the hard cases, but don’t start the negotiation by being a jerk. PWS was a bit put out that they were approached with a “do what we say or else!” attitude. I can’t say I blame them. We need to save that energy for the people who really deserve it.

We nearly destroyed Smith and Wesson by boycotting them. Everyone in the industry knows that. Armalite might end up being reminded the hard way. That’s the stick we hold over the arms manufacturers. We don’t need to spend too much time waving that stick at the people we could get on our side just by asking.

16 responses to “Primary Weapons Systems joins the New York Boycott

  1. See, I thought that was my law!

  2. I’m very proud of PWS for taking a stand with the growing number of other patriotic companies, but you’re absolutely right about not being a dick to the companies that are still contemplating their position.

    Give them time to sort it out, but in the meantime be polite and courteous and continue to spend your money wisely with those who have stepped up!

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  4. PWS was not singled out. I am the one who contacted them and informed them of this movement.
    I asked them to join early and be a leader of this movement because as it grew those firms who did not join would lose the support of the gun community.
    I am a person who uses and often recommends PWS over other rifles and urged them to “Get out in front of this”.
    The bottom line is they wanted to sell to all customers including in LE banned states and tried to make this about me giving them an ultimatum rather than warm them as a supporter of the eventuality of the consequences their position.
    This was vetted on AR15.com and 99% that read all correspondence felt PWS was on the wrong side of this issue. Once all sides were expressed they chose to “Clarify” their position to, ironically, what I first recommended and they objected to.
    We need to be as nice as possible but warning a friend of impending danger is not a threat it is a warning.
    If the friend is too bull headed to see we act on their behalf and hold tightly to their pocket book they need to be reminded of the possibilities not because we want to threaten them.
    I and many others do not want to alienate any gun maker but I have no problem with boycotting any that does not realize the seriousness of this attack on our constitutional rights and will choose profits over the future of their business and our freedoms.
    You are happy PWS has joined this group standing up for our rights??? Good for you but guess what, they did not do soinitially, at least willingly. they were dragged out on an open forum and in that open discussion wisely realized their position was wrong and to their credit they corrected their position.
    If that is what it takes do it, we need all gun makers to join this nicely please or sternly if necessary

  5. Sounds good to me. I’m glad that they have friends who think highly enough of them that they are willing to tell them the hard truth rather than a pretty lie.

    Thanks for telling me how it shook out. I saw the ARF.com thread but didn’t have time to read it all.

  6. I’d rather they hear it nicely, followed by Sternly, and if necessary HARSHLY from us, the people and their pocket books, rather than hear it FINALLY from GOD!!

    This is about slavery, nothing more nothing less. They [the government] don’t want their slaves armed. Breaking News! We’re not SLAVES!!, they are!!!!

    Unless this nations people realize this war is a Spiritual War turned POLITICAL, this Political War will turn into a PHYSICAL WAR!! and then many of the people will never have the opportunity to hear the truth in this Life, good, bad and the ugly. That’s Final!

    Remember!!
    “Live FREE or DIE, because if you’re not FREE you’re DEAD ALREADY!”
    JonQ.Publik

  7. New thoughts:

    This Political / Spiritual War is being pushed by HARD CORE communists. Communism is a SICKNESS curd only by two means:

    Spiritual awakening or a BULLET!!!

    I……pray……for……the……AWAKENING!!! [sobbingly]
    ” Heavenly Father, Please pore out your Spirit on Your people so that Your Name may be praised and our sins may be blotted out!! And give us Your Wisdom to save this country that was founded for You!”

    People,…. I Hide My Face In Shame When I Think Of The SINS That We ALL have committed.

    But Praise be to GOD there is a way out! 1John 1:9 ” If we confess our sins, He [GOD] is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from ALL unrighteousness.”[KJV]

    Remember!
    John 8:36, ” If the Son therefore shall make you FREE, ye shall be FREE indeed”[KJV]

    SO!

    “Live FREE or DIE, because if you’re not FREE you’re DEAD ALREADY!
    JonQ.Publik

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