Popular Colorado Gunmaker Moving Facilities to Texas and Wyoming

Posted by on Jan 02, 2014 at 5:08 pm

Assaults on the Second Amendment have consequences.

The Colorado-based firearms accessories manufacturer that threatened to leave the state if more-restrictive gun legislation was passed is finally making good on its threat more than nine months after the new gun laws went into effect.

In a press release issued on Thursday, Magpul Industries CEO Richard Fitzpatrick said his company, which currently employs 250 people in Colorado, will be relocating its shipping operations to Cheyenne, Wyo. and its company headquarters to an undisclosed location in Texas.

The company said it is still deciding between three possible North Central Texas locations for its headquarters, and that the transition to its new home will begin as soon as a decision is made.

Support received from governors in both states — Matt Mead in Wyoming and Rick Perry in Texas — played a big role in the selection of both sites, Magpul wrote in the release.

Guess Colorado can make it up by selling more marijuana.

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One Response to “Popular Colorado Gunmaker Moving Facilities to Texas and Wyoming”

  1. Kristophr on 3/03/14 at 11:29 am

    That won’t work. The state gov in Colorado has screwed up so badly in its pot farm program that it is cheaper to buy unlawful pot.