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'Insane' crowds as customers flood Connecticut gun stores before vote
NBC ^ | 04/03/2013 | Matthew DeLuca and Sofia Perpetua

Posted on 04/03/2013 1:26:09 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Gun stores all over Connecticut were packed Tuesday, one day before lawmakers were expected to vote on a sweeping package of laws that would ban military-style assault weapons and magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.

“They’re insane. I’ve never seen them so busy before,” shopper Shari Reilly, who bought up several high-capacity magazines, told NBC Connecticut.

Gov. Dannel P. Molloy, a Democrat, has said he will sign what could be “the toughest law passed anywhere in the country" -- if it gets through the legislature. Connecticut would become the latest of a handful of states – following Colorado and New York – to enact strict new gun-control legislation after the mass shootings in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater and Newtown, Conn., shool. President Obama was scheduled to speak in Colorado on Wednesday to push new federal laws.

Gun manufacturers, ammunition makers and gun store owners in Connecticut have said their businesses will be threatened if a stringent new gun control bill becomes law.

“I feel like we have one foot being pushed out the door,” Mark Malkowski, the owner of AR-15 manufacturer Stag Arms, told NBC Connecticut. He said his company has received nearly two dozen incentive-laden offers to move out of the state.

“They’re really good offers,” Malkowski said. “They are offering tax abatements, they’re offering to build you a factory.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Front Page News; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: banglist; connecticut; democrats; donttreadonme; guncontrol; secondamendment; tyranny; wewillnotcomply; youwillnotdisarmus
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1 posted on 04/03/2013 1:26:09 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Watch as law abiding citizens become felons at the stroke of a pen?


2 posted on 04/03/2013 1:29:26 PM PDT by petro45acp (It's a fabian thing.....how do you boil a frog? How's that water feelin right about now?)
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To: petro45acp
Watch as law abiding citizens become felons at the stroke of a pen?

Or patriots in the next civil war.

3 posted on 04/03/2013 1:31:08 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: petro45acp
Watch as law abiding citizens become felons at the stroke of a pen?


4 posted on 04/03/2013 1:33:17 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Free goodies for all -- Freedom for none.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Are Connecticut Democrats taking notice?


5 posted on 04/03/2013 1:34:01 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: petro45acp

I wonder what inanimate object CT will blame when the Sandy Hook survivors get blown to pieces by an Islamist with a backpack bomb? It’s not like there will be anyone with a gun to take him out before the button is pressed.

If a foreign force wanted to terrify idiot America into submission that would be the way to do it.

Retard America will outlaw backpacks and turn any child wearing one into a felon. I wish this was just a joke but you know it may happen...


6 posted on 04/03/2013 1:35:22 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: SeekAndFind

Connecticut citizens will not Stamford this crap.


7 posted on 04/03/2013 1:35:36 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.)
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To: SkyDancer

They won’t until they are facing down the barrel of a gun.

Tyrants never see the writings on the wall until they are overthrown.


8 posted on 04/03/2013 1:36:40 PM PDT by History Repeats (sic transit gloria mundi)
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To: bunkerhill7
Connecticut citizens will not Stamford this crap.

Guess the gun owners are going to have to find a new haven.

9 posted on 04/03/2013 1:36:45 PM PDT by dfwgator
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“Guess the gun owners are going to have to find a new haven.”

I’m kind of hoping that they mass on the capitol and make their “legislators” literally run to find a safe haven.


10 posted on 04/03/2013 1:42:41 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: SeekAndFind

Once again, Obama proves he is the firearms salesman of the millenium.


11 posted on 04/03/2013 1:42:51 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: SeekAndFind

Nothing puts more guns on the streets than gun control legislation!


12 posted on 04/03/2013 1:43:39 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: SeekAndFind

State motto:

Qui Transtulit Sustinet
(He Who Transplanted Still Sustains)


13 posted on 04/03/2013 1:44:22 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: SeekAndFind

There may come a time in the very near future when all the guns are made in Texas. Then the government will come after Texas and maybe the politicians in Austin will see secession is the only answer.


14 posted on 04/03/2013 1:45:12 PM PDT by Terry Mross (This country will fail to exist in my lifetime. And I'm gettin' up there in age.)
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To: Wanderer99
Official BSA Backpacks are toast.


15 posted on 04/03/2013 1:45:20 PM PDT by carriage_hill (The most insidious power the news media has, is the power to ignore.)
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To: petro45acp

why they still live up there after how the north east has gone is beyond me, still those tax payers are giving more tax money for the lunatic left to spend and for a fake vet to spend their money on pure liberal crap


16 posted on 04/03/2013 1:49:59 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: SeekAndFind

how much money will this cost CT?

CT can’t survive by being the place effete NYC dwellers go at night.


17 posted on 04/03/2013 1:50:39 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

CT is the bedroom state for NYC.

People go to NY to work and come back to CT to sleep.


18 posted on 04/03/2013 1:52:37 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Everything the RAT party tries to do has the opposite effect of what was intended. Perhaps if they tried writing a law to encourage gun ownership...


19 posted on 04/03/2013 1:59:23 PM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: SeekAndFind

and we will be told by liberal idiots, who make most of their decisions based on THEIR genitals, that men buy because of inadequate penises, and women because obviously, then, of penis envy.


20 posted on 04/03/2013 1:59:26 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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