I believe Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick is the first local to jump on this “new” bandwaggon:
I'm furious. And tired of waiting for the feds to act on gun violence. They won't.
So my friends and I are working together to pressure gun makers.
If they want our business, they need to demonstrate a commitment to keeping guns out of the wrong hands. pic.twitter.com/0qn4BjeKbc
— Svante Thee Mayor (@SvanteMyrick) August 5, 2019
This is unlikely to succeed for two reasons:
- It was done before and nearly bankrupted Smith & Wesson.
- The market share of even large cities can dry up and blow away with negligible impact on the firearms and ammunition manufactures.