Gun District Membership Skyrockets After Facebook Bans Gun Sales

Since Jan. 30, Gun District has welcomed tens of thousands of new members, and enjoyed increased membership approaching 400 percent.

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The following is a press release from Legally Armed America

Legally Armed America Inc., the pro-gun network of companies dedicated to preserving the Second Amendment and enriching the shooting sports lifestyle, posted an article, Facebook bans First Amendment in attack on the Second, in response to last Thursday’s New York Times story; Facebook Moves to Ban Private Gun Sales on Its Site and Instagram. Since Jan. 30, GunDistrict.com, the pro Second Amendment social media community managed by Legally Armed America, has welcomed tens of thousands of new members, and enjoyed increased membership approaching 400 percent, with no signs of slowing.

Gun District is a free social media networking service similar to Facebook. It caters to those who share a reverence for the Second Amendment, guns, and the outdoor lifestyle. Gun District was created in the spirit of camaraderie amongst people, organizations and companies with common interests, and believes that placing restrictions on learning, sharing or purchasing guns or gun-related products is not a true representation of freedom.

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According to Gun District President and founder, Paul Glasco, “People are fed up with their interest in guns being equated to the sale of illegal drugs, immoral behavior, and other criminal activities by various online companies and communities. Now that they’ve found an alternative to Facebook, Instagram, and other anti-gun social media platforms, they’re joining Gun District by the thousands.”

“With Facebook relying on users to report violations of their policies, censorship is rampant,” says Glasco. “As law abiding citizens, your freedom to discuss firearms is being banned on Facebook and Instagram. So in the spirit of the First Amendment, we invite responsible gun enthusiasts and Second Amendment supporters to visit Gun District free from the discrimination that equates you with criminals. As always, the responsibility of performing legal transactions remains with the sellers/buyers of firearms and ammo and the adherence to state and federal laws is required, but you already knew that,” Glasco added.

“This is awesome. The only reason I was even on Facebook was because of the gun groups,” wrote a new Gun District Member. “Happy to be here. Thank you for creating a ‘safe space’ for gun owners,” stated another. Comments like these are common, says Glasco.

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With membership growing at a steady pace, companies and groups on Facebook are encouraged to invite their followers to join them on Gun District, Glasco says. “With Facebook, your posts are only seen by about three percent of your audience, (even sponsored posts), but on Gun District, every member can see them. Set up a page or a group, then share content as you would on Facebook. Conduct surveys, share information about upcoming sales, and even direct members to your website for purchases. Gun District is your gun-friendly alternative to Facebook,” he stated.

The Gun District community is interested and engaged with the shooting lifestyle and offers a virtual captive audience for products, services, news and marketing content. “Members are hungry for more information, they’re looking to buy, and are exactly the demographic you need to reach with your marketing dollars,” said Glasco. “With the kind of growth we’re experiencing, now is the perfect time to get on board as a sponsor or advertiser. Rates are certain to increase as people continue to make their way to Gun District.”

About Legally Armed America Inc.

Legally Armed America TV is a heart-pounding cable and web television show created for firearms-lovers by gun addicts, and dedicated to people who want to stay informed about the latest firearm-related products, events, news and just about anything gun related. For more information, visit Legally Armed America, Facebook, and Twitter. Legally Armed America is an NRA News Official Partner.

About GunDistrict.com

Gun District is a social networking service catering to those who share a reverence for the Second Amendment, guns and the outdoor lifestyle. Created in the spirit of camaraderie amongst people, organizations and companies with common interests, Gun District embraces the belief that restrictions on learning, sharing or purchasing guns or gun-related products is not a true representation of freedom. Responsible gun enthusiasts visit Gun District free from discrimination. Join today at GunDistrict.com, membership is free. The free mobile apps can be found by visiting Apple App Store and Android Market. See YouTube for more details.

About Guns.WTF

Guns.WTF is a streaming video channel that both features and welcomes video content related to firearms and the outdoor lifestyle. The new video sharing website is committed to providing an unrestricted platform for on-demand videos.

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