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Posted: 2/25/2001 3:27:20 AM EDT
Can you confirm this? Please let us know if you have had any bad experiences with AOL related to this topic. Is there anybody whose homepage was deleted or does anybody know of such kind of incidents?

Thank you

Link Posted: 2/25/2001 6:32:59 AM EDT
  The rumor you hear is probably true. AOL has been widely known to be ANTI-GUN. They even fired a few people for having firearms in there cars, legally. Take it for what its worth, I plan on dropping AOL as soon as I can afford cable.

Link Posted: 2/25/2001 7:01:03 AM EDT
Private Joker, don't wait for cable.  I dropped AOL (and told them why:their anti gun attitude).  Get Earthlink.  I did.  Love it.  They did fire 3 employees in Utah for having hunting rifles in their trunk in a SHARED parking lot, not their property.  They are being sued by the 3 employees.
Link Posted: 2/25/2001 7:22:37 AM EDT
Link Posted: 2/25/2001 7:39:38 AM EDT
[size=4][b]AOL = ANTIGUN[/b][/size=4]
Link Posted: 2/25/2001 9:35:28 AM EDT
Thnks for the info this is the first I have heard of this. I will definatley pass this on.
Link Posted: 2/25/2001 9:51:08 AM EDT
My site is still there [url]http://members.aol.com/bishop042/guns.html[/url]
What AOL most probably did was to remove all sites that were trying to sell guns.  You can't sell anything on their FREE web space.
I have seen posts like this pop up every once in a while for over a year now and my site, which has been here for almost 2 years, has never had a problem, and I have never had any e-mail from AOL about my site...

Link Posted: 2/25/2001 10:03:07 AM EDT
I use AOL now but only because my new computer came with a free year of unlimited use. As soon as the year is up, I'm gone. The service SUCKS, as does the browser & everything that comes with it. It is so stupid you have to cut & paste on 6.0 just to put something in your favorites!
Link Posted: 2/25/2001 10:56:24 AM EDT
Since cars kill and maim many more folks than guns do, I don't suppose Antigunners On-Line will be pulling the plug on automobile sales sites next......
Link Posted: 2/25/2001 11:03:16 AM EDT
Hey AOL users.
I am on my brothers computer right now (AOL), and for some reason I can't pull up keepandbeararms.com, or shooters.com-

Is this an AOL thing?-

Somebody please try it, and tell me if it's just me, or AOL.
Link Posted: 2/25/2001 11:44:02 AM EDT
Hey AOL users.
I am on my brothers computer right now (AOL), and for some reason I can't pull up keepandbeararms.com, or shooters.com-

Is this an AOL thing?-

Somebody please try it, and tell me if it's just me, or AOL.
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Just tried and can't either. No problem usually.
Link Posted: 2/25/2001 12:28:49 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/25/2001 12:57:29 PM EDT
The rumour as i've heard it is that AOL blocks all "violent" web pages under it's kid-proofing bit -- that is, it censors out pornography, "howtobuildamolotovcocktail.com," "killyourteachers.com," etc. Apparently it's largely done by an automated script/bot, which has a nasty side effect of banning a lot of firearms-related sites because it thinks they're "violent."

At least, from what I hear. If that's the case, then I'm sure AOL isn't exactly moving out the Rapid Response Rangers to fix the problem.
Link Posted: 2/25/2001 1:30:44 PM EDT
I have AOL but minimize it and then click on internet explorer. You are still connected and still can use AR.com
Link Posted: 2/25/2001 5:31:30 PM EDT
I will never go to the 6.0 verson. I saw it once and thought that it was the MOST stupid thing that I have ever seen.
I also have gun links on my site (which have to be updated now) I even maxed out my free space so I created other names just so I could have more space, which some of my other pages go to...
I want to get a new ISP but a free one, but I hate to lose my web site.

Link Posted: 2/26/2001 3:06:03 AM EDT
Nice web site Bishop. I like that picture of the bullet just out of the barrel, how did you do it?

Link Posted: 2/26/2001 8:56:33 AM EDT
Ancient 35MM secret.

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