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  • Colorado company threatens to leave state if gun bill passes.

    A package of gun control measures that won initial approval in Colorado's Democratic-controlled House Friday night could result in several hundred jobs lost at the state's largest manufacturer of high-capacity ammunition magazines.

    Erie-based Magpul Industries has threatened to leave the state if lawmakers are successful in passing the sweeping gun-control package, which limits the number of rounds a magazine can hold, according to The Denver Post.

    "If we're able to stay in Colorado and manufacture a product, but law-abiding citizens of the state were unable to purchase the product, customers around the state and the nation would boycott us for remaining here," Doug Smith, Magpul's chief operating officer, told The Post.

    The bill limits magazines to 15 rounds, with a more restrictive eight-round limit for shotguns. The bill makes an exception for magazines that people already have in their possession.

    The legislation would require manufacturers to engrave magazines with serial numbers and dates -- a requirement Smith believes is "burdensome and unnecessary," The Post reported.

    Magpul, which employs some 200 people directly and supports about 400 jobs through subcontractors, expects to contribute nearly $85 million to Colorado's economy this year, according to The Post.

     
     
    Don't let the door hit you on the way out.
     
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  • #2

    The writing is on the wall!

    [COLOR=#800000][I]Happiness is a warm gut pile!!![/I][/COLOR]

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    • quickie1
      quickie1 commented
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      Hoddy wrote:

      The writing is on the wall!


      So are the bullet holes.


    • moonlightin
      moonlightin commented
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      Hoddy wrote:

      The writing is on the wall!


      Ya that writing says: we love to kill people. Have a nice day. Bang


    • thankyou
      thankyou commented
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      Hoddy wrote:

      The writing is on the wall!


      But it's not a serial number, which would be an inconvenience.

       

      Maybe these patriots can take up production, with Olympic, in the Cayman Islands.


  • #3
    Northwest Georgia would love them to relocate here.

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