Comcast Rejecting Gun Ads?

Comcast Rejecting Gun Ads?

The Blaze.com has reported that Comcast, parent company of NBC, CNBC and MSNBC and one of the nation's largest cable and internet providers, has banned any firearms-related advertising.

There was apparently no public announcement about it, but SGN advertiser Williams Gun Sight Co., was told that as of Feb. 8, Comcast would not allow firearms-related advertising. A company spokesman said:

"Consistent with long standing NBC policies, Comcast Spotlight has decided it will not accept new advertising for firearms or weapons moving forward. This policy aligns us with the guidelines in place at many media organizations."

Well, we have our guidelines, too, and one of them is not to do business with those who don't support our rights. A lot of people are deciding that cable has gotten too expensive, and that it's a good time to dust off the old rabbit ears, get Netflix and Hulu or Apple TV. And if you just gotta have The Sportsman Channel, there's Dish Network or DirecTV.


Now, let's specify that Comcast has a perfect right to restrict advertising as it likes. There's advertising we don't take in SGN. But when you refuse to take gun advertising, even at the local level, you're making a statement, and we have the right to make one back by withdrawing our patronage.


And we're at it, maybe we'll show up at the city council meeting next time a Comcast cable monopoly is up for renewal. That's what we call democracy in action.

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