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Marty Daniel, outspoken President of Daniel Defense, has more to say about his decision to sever ties with Academy Sports retailers.

After the domestic terrorist attack in Orlando, FL, the retailer blindly decided to remove all modern sporting rifles from its shelves and ads until further notice saying it was “out of sensitivity for the victims”.

Immediately following the retailer’s move, Daniel had a response of their own: we’re through.

A press release issued the very next day, Marty Daniel said, “Academy’s decision clearly segregates firearms by their appearance, which sends a dangerous message to our politicians that it’s acceptable to do so. We as an industry must stand and fight, together.”

OutdoorHub reached out to Daniel to find out exactly what drove him to take a stand and much more: