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January 2014

BERETTA, THE WORLD’S OLDEST FIREARMS MANUFACTURER, MAJOR U.S. DEFENSE CONTRACTOR TO EXPAND TO TENNESSEE

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NASHVILLE – Beretta USA officials along with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty announced today the company will expand its U.S. operations by building a new firearms manufacturing plant in the Gallatin Industrial Park. Beretta, a global manufacturer of high-quality sporting and military firearms, will invest $45 million in a state-of-the-art manufacturing and R&D…

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SMITH & WESSON DOES NOT & WILL NOT INCLUDE MICROSTAMPING IN ITS FIREARMS

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Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that although it continually seeks ways to refine and improve its firearms so that consumers have access to the best possible products, the State of California is making that impossible when it comes to California residents. Under California’s “Unsafe Handgun Act,” any new semi-automatic pistol introduced into that state must comply with microstamping laws….

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MAGPUL INDUSTRIES ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR RELOCATION

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Magpul Industries announced today that it is relocating its operations to Wyoming and Texas. The company is relocating manufacturing, distribution and shipping operations to Cheyenne, Wyoming. Magpul is leasing a 58,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution facility during the construction of a 100,000 square foot build-to-suit facility in the Cheyenne Business Parkway. The Wyoming relocation is being completed with support…

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COLORADO RECALL RESULTS: DEMOCRATIC STATE SENATORS DEFEATED IN MAJOR VICTORY FOR NRA

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WASHINGTON — The first recall election in Colorado’s history on Tuesday marked a stunning victory for the National Rifle Association and gun rights activists, with the ouster of two Democrats — Senate President John Morse (Colorado Springs) and state Sen. Angela Giron (Pueblo). The two lawmakers were the target of separate recall fights over their support for stricter gun laws…

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