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Old January 25, 2013, 10:25 AM   #1
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GEICO is anti gun....read



After seeing this, which is a friend of mine, I cancelled my Geico policy and went with another carrier. I have two cars, a truck, and two horse trailers so they lost a solid customer because of their idiocy.
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Old January 25, 2013, 10:59 AM   #2
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FYI, you can still read the blacked out parts. Try blacking them out on the computer. I'm glad I'm with the other anti-gun insurance agency. Seriously, though, we need to switch as well.
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Old January 25, 2013, 12:28 PM   #3
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While it certainly looks bad, how do we know it's not a standards issue(ie, the vehicle being used isn't secure enough or something) and not an anti gun issue?
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Old January 25, 2013, 02:39 PM   #4
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While it certainly looks bad, how do we know it's not a standards issue(ie, the vehicle being used isn't secure enough or something) and not an anti gun issue?
Because it says the company is canceling "because it is used in conjunction with a company that deals in the weapons industry." It doesn't say anything about canceling because it "isn't secure enough or something." It seems pretty straight forward to me.

Added: A claim of possible anti-gun bias should not be dismissed out of hand. I see where Chicago Mayor Rahm is trying to squeeze a couple of major banks to quit financing firearms related companies, including the bank where Smith and Wesson has a $60 million line of credit. http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013/01/...ng-gun-makers/.
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Old January 25, 2013, 07:45 PM   #5
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Cancel your Geico policy. It's so easy a caveman could do it.
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Old January 25, 2013, 07:58 PM   #6
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Just cancelled my policy.
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Old January 25, 2013, 10:46 PM   #7
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Has anyone contacted Geico for clarification of this policy?
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Old January 25, 2013, 11:50 PM   #8
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Try contacting GEICO

and you'll get some monkey on the phone who knows nothing about nothing except how to fill in the blanks on a computer screen. I fired them years ago due to a wholly different but equally stupid decision they tried to impose on me. Long gone are the days when they offered good rates to servicemen and gov't employees, and were sort of like the credit union of insurance companies.

search around. You will probably find much better rates anyway.
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Old January 26, 2013, 02:34 AM   #9
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Cancel your Geico policy. It's so easy a caveman could do it.
ahahahaha.

+100 this made my night
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Old January 26, 2013, 02:49 AM   #10
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I need to cancel my progressive policy also. I expect high rates when I drive the sexiest sports car know to man, the chevy Chevette, but I can't have my money going to anti gun BS.
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Old January 26, 2013, 05:37 AM   #11
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Might not be as simple. I generally trust Snopes, and it's still undetermined...

http://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/geico.asp
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Old January 26, 2013, 06:59 AM   #12
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thx for this info. geico is much more highly overpriced than people realize anyways, so this just provides more reason.
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Old January 26, 2013, 09:12 AM   #13
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My policy (Not Geico) has exclusions if I try to use the vehicle for business purposes. In other words if I turn my pickup into a delivery truck they will cancel my policy.

Anyone else find it strange it was mailed on 6 December?
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Old January 26, 2013, 09:46 AM   #14
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Try Erie Insurance if they write policies in your area.

I've been with them for decades.

When I talked to my agent (who lived in and worked out of Washington, DC) about a policy rider for my firearms, he didn't even blink when I told him how many I had, or how much I thought I needed in insurance.
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Old January 26, 2013, 09:54 AM   #15
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How about that signature. Looks like someone scribbled the word Dipsticks. Just saying....

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Old January 26, 2013, 10:02 AM   #16
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Looking through the blacked out portions it was already a business.
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Old January 26, 2013, 10:16 AM   #17
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Try Erie Insurance if they write policies in your area.

I've been with them for decades.
I agree. I get the best rates and outstanding service from them. However, keep in mind that they are very selective and if you have any issues, they will not insure you.
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Old January 26, 2013, 12:02 PM   #18
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Looking through the blacked out portions it was already a business.
In fact, it is a business which sales "gun adapters."
http://www.gunadapters.com/


Still, crappy on Geico--I won't enjoy their commercials much the same anymore.

Also, here is a link with this same picture/letter from 3 days ago
http://theconservativetreehouse.com/...earm-business/

and here
http://fromthetrenchesworldreport.co...usiness/32698/


It is also out at about a thousand other sites…which is great;spread the word. Apparently Progressive has the same rule.
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Old January 26, 2013, 12:16 PM   #19
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I never had Geico to begin with due to a very bad, yet unrelated, experience that a family member had several years ago. I've always been with State Farm because their rates aren't significantly higher than anyone else, they've always treated me well, and I like being able to actually walk into my agent's office and speak with him rather than calling some 1-800 number. I cannot, however, speak to any policies State Farm has about firearms though as the issue has never come up for me.
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