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Illinois gun makers ponder weapons ban response
WANE.com ^ | Jan. 1, 2013 | Associated Press

Posted on 01/03/2013 1:22:38 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee

Edited on 01/03/2013 3:42:38 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

CHICAGO (AP) Illinois gun manufacturers are developing a strategy to address calls for a state assault weapons ban.

The owner of Geneseo-based ArmaLite tells Lee Enterprises newspapers in Illinois (http://bit.ly/YFvFb7) that the gun makers are considering possible action.

ArmaLite's Mark Westrom says there shouldn't be a rush to judgment following the shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut elementary school. And he says the issue of semi-automatic weapons might better be addressed at the federal level than by Illinois lawmakers.


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TOPICS: Extended News
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment
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1 posted on 01/03/2013 1:22:46 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee
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To: Brad from Tennessee

they should all leave for Wisconsin.

go Amazon.com on them.


2 posted on 01/03/2013 1:27:32 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: TurboZamboni

This is the website for Illinois State Rifle Association; they are going ballistic (no pun intended):

http://www.isra.org/


3 posted on 01/03/2013 1:29:32 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
...ArmaLite tells Lee Enterprises newspapers in Illinois...that the gun makers are considering possible action.

Tripling production and cutting AR prices in half would be pretty effective.

4 posted on 01/03/2013 1:50:16 PM PST by moovova
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To: TurboZamboni

Springfield armory renames itself the San Antonio armory.
Yes, I know they were originally from Springfield Massachusetts as selected by George Washington .


5 posted on 01/03/2013 2:19:13 PM PST by Morris70
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Let the crows have Illinois. They seem to be doing a pretty good job of wrecking Chicago. Once the money makers leave Illinois, the state can deteriorate to the level that the crows wish.


6 posted on 01/03/2013 3:15:45 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: TurboZamboni

Indiana would be better. Lower taxes than Wisc, right to work, and shall issue, open/concealed carry law.


7 posted on 01/03/2013 4:22:39 PM PST by technically right
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To: Morris70
Springfield armory renames itself the San Antonio armory.

No need to change the name, there's a Springfield, Texas too.

8 posted on 01/03/2013 4:27:52 PM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: vetvetdoug
Let the crows have Illinois. They seem to be doing a pretty good job of wrecking Chicago. Once the money makers leave Illinois, the state can deteriorate to the level that the crows wish.

Illinois, The Midwest's California!

Actually Illinois is quite nice if you stay away from the interstates and big cities.

Regards,
GtG

9 posted on 01/03/2013 4:42:26 PM PST by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: Charles Martel

Right. Forgot that. Just picked a random area outside Illinois .


10 posted on 01/03/2013 4:45:49 PM PST by Morris70
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To: Brad from Tennessee

All the firearm manufucturers should just bite the bullet and move to Texas.


11 posted on 01/03/2013 5:02:25 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: elkfersupper

My only complaint is my AR-10 is too dang heavy.


12 posted on 01/03/2013 5:59:26 PM PST by Eska
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To: vetvetdoug

[Let the crows have Illinois.]

I haven’t heard that term in a coon’s age.


13 posted on 01/03/2013 6:47:51 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: technically right

Wisconsin is shall issue, open/concealed carry. We’re working on taxes and right to work.

We should tag team Illinois gun makers while building a fence to keep the liberals (and Chicago criminals) out of our respective states.


14 posted on 01/03/2013 7:02:36 PM PST by MediaMole
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Why are they always “considering” a response like moving out of state??? Isn’t what the People’s Republik of Ill-uh-noise has ALREADY done to and said about any business, but especially firearms-related businesses ENOUGH to justify moving to a free state? If not now, what would EVER be enough? “I’m telling you, this is your LAST warning! I mean it! No, really! One more time and you’re getting a spanking!”


15 posted on 01/03/2013 8:37:23 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: vetvetdoug

“Let the crows have Illinois. They seem to be doing a pretty good job of wrecking Chicago. Once the money makers leave Illinois, the state can deteriorate to the level that the crows wish...”

A Ralph Bakshi fan, I wager ??


16 posted on 01/03/2013 9:43:44 PM PST by Road Glide
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To: Morris70

As “The Simpsons” attested, there are plenty of other states with cities named Springfield.


17 posted on 01/04/2013 12:26:21 AM PST by SJSAMPLE
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To: vetvetdoug

more gimme freebie voters means more democrat politicians.

what is needed is what has always worked: more opportunity.

Obama Administrators and the enemies of the usa have set it up where it is more profitable not to work.


18 posted on 01/04/2013 6:39:45 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: moovova
more first time buyers.

Reporters think the same people are buying more.

We need to have them as ubiquitous as owning cell phones.

19 posted on 01/04/2013 6:45:56 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Road Glide

Who would have thought forty years ago a cartoon would have predicted what the US would look like in the future?


20 posted on 01/04/2013 10:45:27 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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