Wooing Colt, Remington, Beretta, Stag Arms at NRA meeting
As firearms manufacturers are run out of states where gun-grabbing governors are pushing through radical new laws, Gov. Rick Perry is all too happy to welcome them to the great state of Texas. The boom in new jobs and economic impact of a thriving industry in the Lone Star State shows how gun-control laws don’t make anyone safer yet hurt states’ economies.
In an interview at the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association (NRA) on Friday, Mr. Perry explained that his primary pitch to 34 companies nationwide has been an emotional one — that Texans would be happy to have these companies as neighbors. As an example, he cited Magpul, the firearm accessories manufacturer that is leaving Colorado after drastic new gun-control laws were enacted.
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