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Company Makes Good on Leaving Colo. Over Gun Laws.
Yahoo News ^ | 01-02-13 | Bob Moen

Posted on 01/02/2014 2:30:36 PM PST by Osage Orange

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- One of the country's largest producers of ammunition magazines for guns is leaving Colorado and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas because of new state laws that include restrictions on how many cartridges a magazine can hold.

(Excerpt) Read more at finance.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; US: Colorado; US: Texas; US: Wyoming
KEYWORDS: ammo; banglist; co; colorado; guns; magpul; manufacturing; wy; wyoming

1 posted on 01/02/2014 2:30:36 PM PST by Osage Orange
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To: Osage Orange

What company?


2 posted on 01/02/2014 2:36:28 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

>>Erie, Colo.-based Magpul Industries Corp. announced Thursday that it was moving its production, distribution and shipping operations to Cheyenne and its headquarters to Texas, making good on a vow it made to leave Colorado during last year’s gun control debate.<<

I just clicked the link and BY MAGIC the details appeared!

;)


3 posted on 01/02/2014 2:38:28 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

Magpul


4 posted on 01/02/2014 2:38:38 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: yarddog; deks

Magpul ping.

They done did it.


5 posted on 01/02/2014 2:43:51 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

Auto-edit...strikes again.

The company is Magpul....and HIViz was the other.


6 posted on 01/02/2014 2:44:17 PM PST by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: Osage Orange

Didn’t Texas just pass yet another anti-gun law?


7 posted on 01/02/2014 2:47:12 PM PST by Old Sarge (And Good Evening, Agent Smith, wherever you are...)
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To: Osage Orange
The arrogant SOBs in Denver are probably happy.

I wish them the best. I may be leaving this turd of a state myself in a few years.

8 posted on 01/02/2014 2:47:15 PM PST by dhs12345
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To: Osage Orange
from one of the comments on the article

The company is staying in Colorado. They are just simply expanding production of large magazines to WY and TX. This is very inaccurate reporting.

What is the truth?

9 posted on 01/02/2014 2:50:32 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: Osage Orange


10 posted on 01/02/2014 2:50:56 PM PST by Iron Munro (Orwell: There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.)
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To: smokingfrog

Glad to see they finally pulled the trigger. Wish they would move to Florida.


11 posted on 01/02/2014 2:52:41 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Old Sarge

Texas —(Ammoland.com)- The 83rd Legislature Regular Session is mostly wrapped up but is back in a special session.

What follows is some helpful information and discussion of the firearms legislation that passed and some points to note for the special session as well as some additional information.

Currently no gun control legislation passed during the regular session – including proposals that were introduced to restrict private firearm transfers at gun shows, ban standard capacity magazines, gut the state firearms preemption law and require drug testing for CHL applicants.

The Texas Legislature adjourned its regular session on Memorial Day after passing fifteen pro-Second Amendment measures, and was immediately called back into special session by Governor Rick Perry to address the drawing of district lines in which Federal and State lawmakers will run for re-election next year.


12 posted on 01/02/2014 2:56:12 PM PST by Chief901 ("Peace is that brief glorious moment when everybody stands around reloading".)
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To: Chief901

Excellent rollup, thank you!


13 posted on 01/02/2014 2:57:22 PM PST by Old Sarge (And Good Evening, Agent Smith, wherever you are...)
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To: Osage Orange

If voting at the ballot box doesn’t work, voting with your feet is always available.


14 posted on 01/02/2014 2:58:36 PM PST by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: Old Sarge

None that I know of. Legislatue is out of session now.


15 posted on 01/02/2014 2:58:58 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Osage Orange

They can go up on a high spot south of Cheyenne and whiz on Colorado...which wouldn’t be a bad idea...


16 posted on 01/02/2014 2:59:02 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Irish Eyes

The comment is a lie. And, Magpul is transferring employees who want to be moved the WY.


17 posted on 01/02/2014 3:02:19 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: freedumb2003

I don’t like to give AP clicks!


18 posted on 01/02/2014 3:23:31 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Thanks for the reply.


19 posted on 01/02/2014 3:24:37 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: Osage Orange

Can’t blame them. If I ever get an AR I’ll have to make the two hour drive to Cheyenne.


20 posted on 01/02/2014 3:27:31 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Irish Eyes
From the article...."Erie, Colo.-based Magpul Industries Corp. announced Thursday that it was moving its production, distribution and shipping operations to Cheyenne and its headquarters to Texas,"...not sure what might be staying behind.
21 posted on 01/02/2014 3:29:21 PM PST by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: TigersEye

Same here.
Perhaps we can carpool.


22 posted on 01/02/2014 3:32:20 PM PST by RandallFlagg (IRS = Internal Revenge Service)
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To: Irish Eyes
I've been following this, and I went to the link. Magpul has been pretty pi$$ed since this business came up in the Legislature, and has been crystal clear about what they were going to do since day one. "Pass this law and we're gone." This is simply the last foot to fall as they leave.

I've been on this story lately just to see where they were going. I always thought Cheyenne was best, and so did they. I would dump the TX plans if I were Magpul. Texas has gotten some kind of Austin fever because they've been running wildly left lately.

23 posted on 01/02/2014 3:33:11 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: TheThirdRuffian

Lame, lame, lame...If a person doesn’t want to read the posted article it is best to refrain comments. MHO.


24 posted on 01/02/2014 3:45:23 PM PST by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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To: Osage Orange

Heck Yeah.....


25 posted on 01/02/2014 3:54:34 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: RandallFlagg
I'd be happy to do that but it would probably be a bit out of the way for either of us to pick up the other. Not that that's such a terrible imposition. Or we could meet in Loveland and head up to the cowboy state and load up on magazines and fireworks.

I've been wondering whether ARs and other arms that normally come with mags that hold more than 15 rds can still be sold in CO? Seems like that would be a problem with the new mag law. Might have to buy those out of state too.

For now I'll content myself with my SKS and the numerous grandfathered mags I have. Honey badger don't care and neither does the sheriff. lol

26 posted on 01/02/2014 3:54:34 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Irish Eyes

They will have a VERY limited presence in CO. The exact presence is not specified.

Hope this eats you Governor Chickenpooper. And you to ComDem POLs. Colorado hunters will be stalking you in the 2014 elections. I know it’s coming.

Welcome MagPull to the great State of Texas.


27 posted on 01/02/2014 4:08:39 PM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea

Meh


28 posted on 01/02/2014 4:09:52 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: Osage Orange

In Case You Missed It: Magpul Industries to Move Headquarters to Texas

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3107656/posts

Office of the Governor

Rick Perry

For Immediate Distribution

Jan. 2, 2014

Press Release

Governor’s Press Office: 512-463-1826

Lucy Nashed: lucy.nashed@gov.texas.gov

In Case You Missed It: Magpul Industries to Move Headquarters to Texas

AUSTIN – Firearm accessories manufacturer Magpul Industries has announced it is relocating its corporate headquarters from Colorado to Texas. Magpul began a nationwide relocation search following the passage of anti-2nd Amendment legislation in Colorado this summer that made it difficult for the company to do business.

“In Texas, we understand that freedom breeds prosperity, which is why we’ve built our economy around principles that allow employers to innovate, keep more of what they earn, and create jobs,” Gov. Perry said. “I’m proud that Magpul is the latest employer to join the ranks of companies that call Texas home.”

“Excessive government regulation undermines a culture based on personal responsibility and creates a detrimental business environment,” Magpul CEO Richard Fitzpatrick said. “Texas supports personal freedoms and our company will thrive in that environment.”

Gov. Perry has reached out to more than 30 firearm manufacturers in states across the country that are considering restricting sales and manufacturing in the industry. Magpul cited the Lone Star State’s business-friendly environment, predictable regulations and consistent respect for the Second Amendment as key elements in its decision to relocate.

Much more detail at the link


29 posted on 01/02/2014 4:13:26 PM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: Osage Orange
From the article...."Erie, Colo.-based Magpul Industries Corp. announced Thursday that it was moving its production, distribution and shipping operations to Cheyenne and its headquarters to Texas,"...not sure what might be staying behind

an empty building and a lot of loyal customers like me who can road trip to cheyenne.

30 posted on 01/02/2014 4:16:21 PM PST by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

“Texas has gotten some kind of Austin fever because they’ve been running wildly left lately”


Forget that crap.


31 posted on 01/02/2014 4:17:35 PM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: Cyber Liberty

Texas has gotten some kind of Austin fever because they’ve been running wildly left lately.

Ummmmm, care to expound? Can’t see any Austin fever impact from anywhere beyond 10 miles of 6th Street.


32 posted on 01/02/2014 4:41:47 PM PST by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: X-spurt

How’s Open Carrying going?


33 posted on 01/02/2014 4:53:18 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Texas Fossil

Sorry I brought it up.


34 posted on 01/02/2014 4:54:33 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Osage Orange

CO people will be thrilled to see this business leave their confines.


35 posted on 01/02/2014 4:58:07 PM PST by Theodore R. (People in TX in 2014: Cornball and George P.!)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Did not mean to be rude. It is a sore point in TX. Austin is a place of insanity. Too many misplaced old hippies and assorted leftists. They gravitate to Universities (if that is what you call UT?) and to government jobs. So, they are in or near Austin.

Real Texans hold them in high contempt.


36 posted on 01/02/2014 5:00:12 PM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: X-spurt

It’s not just Austin; it’s El Paso, the Rio Grande Valley, downtown San Antonio, downtown Houston, downtown Dallas — enough base for a Democrat to start on a path to victory. But even once reliably Democrat small cities like Temple, Lufkin, Nacogdoches, and H. Ross Perot’s Texarkana are moving Republican.


37 posted on 01/02/2014 5:00:18 PM PST by Theodore R. (People in TX in 2014: Cornball and George P.!)
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To: Iron Munro

It’s really amazing that Paul Ryan did as well in the debate as he did against Biden. Ryan had virtually no talking points that he could rely on.


38 posted on 01/02/2014 5:02:25 PM PST by Theodore R. (People in TX in 2014: Cornball and George P.!)
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To: Texas Fossil

Agreed. Austin, the Capital, is a little off the Mean in TX. I apologize.


39 posted on 01/02/2014 5:05:44 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Texas Fossil

Thanks!!

Never saw that!


40 posted on 01/02/2014 5:12:31 PM PST by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: Theodore R.

Once the YellerDogDem grip was broken the only strongholds remained in packed “come-yet” areas as you described.

If Texas is moving “purple” as like Virginia, its pretty hard to see in most of Texas.


41 posted on 01/02/2014 5:12:57 PM PST by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: Texas Fossil

Awesome. Now instead of smuggling weapons from Texas to Mexico they can smuggle them from Texas to America.


42 posted on 01/02/2014 5:13:57 PM PST by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Its coming. There are still enough Loonies around that sure a hell don’t need to be totin. When they figure out how to shift them out it will happen.

It was pretty pro-2nd when they passed you could CCW along with Castle Doctrine without the need for CCW ticket.

How does AZ decide who Open Carries? Having spent some time there in mining areas I don’t remember ever seeing one Open Carry. Do yall have anything like Castle Doctrine?


43 posted on 01/02/2014 5:23:57 PM PST by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: X-spurt

“We” don’t decide who Open Carries. The people decide whether they carry, concealed or otherwise, when they step outside. No permits. And there is a castle doctrine.


44 posted on 01/02/2014 7:15:59 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: smokingfrog

Good for them! My map says it’s only 83 miles from their current location in Erie, CO, to downtown Cheyenne, WY.


45 posted on 01/02/2014 9:30:25 PM PST by deks (Happy New Year!)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Fantastic.
Still wondering why I never ran into anyone carrying. Last time I was around Tucson area was in 2010.


46 posted on 01/03/2014 3:16:06 AM PST by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: X-spurt

I don’t see a lot of open carrying either. I carry concealed, because if somebody wants to perturb me I want my reaction to be a surprise for them. I assume bad guys love surprises.


47 posted on 01/03/2014 6:58:03 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Cyber Liberty

Bad guy only like surprises on YOU, not on them.


48 posted on 01/03/2014 9:24:42 PM PST by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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