A boycott is an act of voluntary and intentional abstention from using, buying, or dealing with a person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for social, political, or environmental reasons. The purpose of a boycott is to inflict some economic loss on the target, or to indicate a moral outrage, to try to compel the target to alter an objectionable behavior.
Sometimes, a boycott can be a form of consumer activism, sometimes called moral purchasing. When a similar practice is legislated by a national government, it is known as a sanction.

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  1. Joe Link

    National  Will Dick's Sporting Goods Be Hurt by a Gun Owners' Boycott?

    Will Dick's Sporting Goods Be Hurt by a Gun Owners' Boycott?
  2. bilge pump

    Boycott Amalgamated Bank

    Activist Bank? It's time 80 million of us gave the middle finger to bankers that pull crap like this. Activist bank urges Ruger to resist NRA pressure
  3. NoLimePlease

    Boycotting Bi-Mart, REI, Fred Myers, Dicks, etc etc etc...

    With all this boycotting going on now, it feels like there’s some kind of retail war happening! I really took a hit to the gut when Bi-Mart jumped on the bandwagon, where I purchased my first rifle at the age of 20. So I get the boycotting idea. I like the idea. I want to voice my opinion, and...
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