Social Media Outlets Continues to Shun Gun Industry - This Week on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk

Firearm industry companies and groups continue to see their social media accounts suspended or banned – what can you do? Plus, getting involved with youth shooting sports groups, becoming a grass-roots lobbyist, and more, this week on Tom Gresham's Gun Talk® Radio, the original nationally-syndicated talk show about guns and the shooting sports.

It's happening more frequently, and with no warning – Companies and groups that sell, distribute, manufacture, or even just promote firearms outside of social media have their accounts (including Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube) suspended, banned, or deleted for allegedly violating some corporate policy. The latest victim was The Well Armed Woman’s Instagram account (now restored), and owner Carrie Lightfoot joins Tom on Sunday to discuss the entire ordeal. Find out more about TWAW at

Also joining Tom is Jim Dunn, President of the Indiana Youth Shooting Sports Foundation, with information on starting or joining a youth shooting sports group in your area, and the success that IYSSF has had over the years. Find out more at or  And if you think lobbying is only for hired hands from big corporations, think again. David Botkin, CFO of T. Rex Arms, tells of his success in Tennessee against an ammunition tax. Watch how he did it at

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As always, call in to 866-TALK-GUN with your comments, questions, and range reports.

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