WaPo: Beretta To Leave Maryland If Governor’s Gun Ban Becomes Law

The law of unintended consequences – or maybe intended. You never know with leftists.

…Now Beretta is weighing whether the rifle line, and perhaps the company itself, should stay in a place increasingly hostile toward its products. Its iconic 9mm pistol — carried by every U.S. soldier and scores of police departments — would also be banned with its high capacity, 13-bullet magazine.

“Why expand in a place where the people who built the gun couldn’t buy it?” said Jeffrey Reh, general counsel for Beretta.

Concern that the company will leave, and take its 300 jobs with it, is palpable among state lawmakers who worry it could be collateral damage from Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposed gun-control bill.”

I wouldn’t be surprised of Beretta is one of the companies that got an invitation from Governor Perry to, “C’mon down, set up shop in Texas. We’ll welcome you”.

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2 Responses to WaPo: Beretta To Leave Maryland If Governor’s Gun Ban Becomes Law

  1. fasttimes says:

    Everytime i read one of these stories i see Perry’s face smiling and waving he hand at them to bring it on down to TX.

    Alabama’s ag secretary (or commissioner or someone) has invited magpul to move to Alabama. Hope they take him up on his offer. Alabama doesn’t have the “no income tax” advantage though.

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