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  • Colorado Supreme Court upholds 2013 large-capacity gun magazine ban as constitutional

    06/29/2020 11:12:08 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 57 replies ^ | last updated 10:40 AM, Jun 29, 2020 | Blair Miller
    Colorado Supreme Court upholds 2013 large-capacity gun magazine ban as constitutional By: Blair Miller DENVER – The Colorado Supreme Court upheld the state’s ban on large-capacity gun magazines as constitutional in a ruling issued Monday nearly seven years after the law passed in the wake of the Aurora theater shooting. “The legislation is a reasonable exercise of the police power that has neither the purpose nor effect of nullifying the right to bear arms in self-defense. Accordingly, the court affirms the judgment of the court of appeals,” Justice Monica M. Márquez wrote in the opinion. Rocky Mountain Gun Owners and...
  • Stag Arms rifle manufacturer moving to Wyoming (from Connecticut)

    11/21/2019 1:09:13 PM PST · by george76 · 36 replies
    Pinedale ^ | 11/19/19
    Gun maker Stag Arms has announced on November 18, 2019, it is moving all its operations from Connecticut to Wyoming. Connecticut passed stricter gun laws after the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The AR-15 rifle maker had announced in June that it would be leaving Connecticut for somewhere else that is more business friendly. It plans to be relocated to Cheyenne by the end of the year. The company said in a statement on November 18th, "Not only is Wyoming an incredibly hospitable place to do business, it is also a top destination for outdoor recreation,...
  • Magpul Remington 700 Stock

    03/19/2019 4:54:49 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 4 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 3/19/2019 | R Sharrer
    Magpul Expands Into Traditional Rifle Stock Offerings, Including A Model For The Remington 700. Magpul has expanded into more traditional rifle stocks and is taking them to new levels. I was recently sent a Magpul "Hunter" stock for the Remington 700 series rifles to test. Now, admittedly, I'm not much of a hunter. I choose to spend my shooting time a bit more tactically, but with that said, I really do like this stock. The version I received was in basic black, but other available colors include flat dark earth, stealth gray and olive drab green. This stock features reinforced...
  • Magpul Expands into traditional Rifle stock Remington 700

    08/01/2016 10:41:09 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 8/1/2016 | Richard Sharrer
    Magpul Industries has long been known for manufacturing superior rifle (and now pistol) magazines, as well as improved stocks for ARs. The company is now expanding into more traditional rifle stocks and is taking them to new levels. I was recently sent a Magpul “Hunter” stock for the Remington 700 series rifles to test. Now, admittedly, I’m not much of a hunter. I choose to spend my shooting time a bit more tactically, but with that said, I really do like this stock. The version I received was in basic black, but other available colors include flat dark earth, stealth...
  • Magpul announces GL9 Glock 17 PMAG

    Go ahead and read that headline again. Yes, Magpul is making a magazine for the world’s most reliable pistol, the Glock 17. Cryptically titled the PMAG 17 GL9, this polymer replacement for the standard Glock 17 magazine appears to match the original’s reliability to a tee. It differs from the original with the inclusion of a stippled baseplate and bright orange follower, the former is to aid in magazine retention during reloads. One detail that appears to be missing is whether the magazines feature metal feed lips or a metal skeleton like factory magazines. If this magazine were made by...
  • AR-15 Question

    12/05/2014 7:31:09 AM PST · by PROCON · 57 replies
    Vanity | Dec. 5, 2014 | Vanity
    Quick question for you gun aficionados.
  • Gunmaker Magpul finalizes departure from Colorado to protest anti-gun laws

    11/28/2014 9:05:39 AM PST · by rktman · 17 replies ^ | 11/26/2014 | Valerie Richardson
    Officials at Magpul Industries unveiled Wednesday its new facilities in Texas and Wyoming, making good on a vow to leave Colorado in response to the state’s sweeping gun control legislation.
  • Colorado Dems blamed for $80M punch to gut with Magpul pulling up stakes

    01/05/2014 6:45:09 PM PST · by gooblah · 20 replies
    Bizpacreview ^ | January 5, 2014
    Thanks to the gun control blitzkrieg led by Democratic lawmakers last year, Colorado is about to take a hit in the wallet in the midst of an already anemic economy, and lose hundreds of private-sector jobs at a time when they can least afford it.
  • Colorado Democrats blamed for $80M hit to economy by pushing out gun firm Magpul

    01/04/2014 5:50:13 PM PST · by Libloather · 50 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 1/04/13 | Valerie Richardson
    DENVER — Democrats came under heavy criticism Friday for driving Magpul Industries out of Colorado by pushing an aggressive gun-control agenda, a move that could cost the state more than $80 million annually. Republican state Rep. Lori Saine said she was “saddened to see this completely partisan law, widely considered unenforceable by sheriffs across Colorado, cause Magpul to leave our state.” “The magazine ban did not garner one Republican vote in the House or Senate, and now as a result of this one-sided, Democrat-sponsored law, more than 200 people will lose their jobs and their ability to provide for their...
  • In Case You Missed It: Magpul Industries to Move Headquarters to Texas

    01/02/2014 2:56:48 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 30 replies
    Magpul Industries ^ | Jan 2, 2014 | Governor Rick Perry
    Office of the Governor Rick Perry For Immediate Distribution Jan. 2, 2014 Press Release Governor’s Press Office: 512-463-1826 Lucy Nashed: 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...
  • Company Makes Good on Leaving Colo. Over Gun Laws.

    01/02/2014 2:30:36 PM PST · by Osage Orange · 47 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 01-02-13 | Bob Moen
    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.
  • Magpul pulling up stakes, heading out of Colorado

    01/02/2014 10:43:04 AM PST · by Second Amendment First · 42 replies
    Boulder Daily Camera ^ | 01/02/2014 | Carlos Illescas
    Magpul Industries threatened to leave Colorado after the legislature passed a measure banning weapons magazines with more than 15 rounds. And now that is official. The Erie-based ammunition magazine manufacturer said on Thursday that it is relocating its operations to Cheyenne and Texas. "Moving operations to states that support our culture of individual liberties nad personal responsibility is important," CEO Richard Fitzpatrick said in a press release. "This relocation will also improve business operations and logistics as we utilize the strengths of Texas and Wyoming in our expansion. The move is expected to happen within the next 12 to 16...
  • Magpul Donates ‘High Capacity’ Mags for Recall of Pro-Gun Control Dems (20,000 Mags)

    07/01/2013 6:55:33 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 7 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | Tuesday, July 02, 2013 | AWR Hawkins
    Washington DC - -( Industries donated 20,000 so called “high capacity” magazines to a June 29 2013 gun rights rally in Glendale, CO, for the purpose of raising money for the recall of state Sens. John Morse and Angela Giron–two Democrats who both supported the gun control measures that become law on July 1 2013. The Denver Post reported that the rally was sponsored by Free Colorado, “a nonprofit group that advocates for firearms rights.” Denver-based Magpul makes 30-round magazines for AR-15 rifles, and the company made news in early March by promising to take its$85 million in annual profit...
  • Magpul offers super hi-capacity magazines for sale ahead of state ban (PMAG 40)

    06/18/2013 3:47:29 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 8 replies ^ | 6-18-2013 | Greg Campbell
    With just two weeks to go before sales of high capacity magazines will be illegal in Colorado, Magpul Industries released a 40-round version of its popular PMAG magazine, offering a limited supply to Colorado customers hoping to beat the deadline. “[T]he PMAG 40 provides 10 more rounds of capacity before requiring a reload — which could be a lifesaving difference,” the company wrote on its Facebook page. “This new ‘safe capacity’ offering is ideally suited for those who may need to respond to multiple threats without extra rifle magazines carried on their person, or for military members looking for an...
  • Gun business exodus begins in Colorado

    05/03/2013 8:02:21 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 15 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5-3-2013 | Greg Campbell
    HiViz Shooting Systems, a gun-parts manufacturer in Fort Collins, Colo., will move its operations up the road to Laramie, Wyo., making good on its threat to pull up its Colorado roots after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law several controversial gun control measures earlier this year. Of the businesses planning to leave the state for the same reason, HiViz is the first to announce its new home. “The decision to relocate the company was difficult, and choosing the proper location was essential to our continued growth within the industry,” said president and CEO Phillip Howe in a press release. “We...
  • Erie-based Magpul begins making ammunition magazines outside Colorado

    04/30/2013 11:13:22 AM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 9 replies
    Boulder Daily Camera ^ | 04/30/2013 | John Aguilar
    Magpul Industries, the Erie-based ammunition magazine maker that pledged to leave Colorado after gun control legislation was signed into law in March, is for the first time manufacturing its weapons accessories out of state. The company revealed the news in a Facebook reply late Monday night to a customer who expressed frustration with the lack of information about where Magpul planned to move its operations. “You have lots of people interested in this, might as well satisfy the masses and come out with it already,” Daniel Wooldridge wrote. This morning, the company provided a little more detail about what it...
  • Your State’s Gun Control Just Got Stricter? Come on Down! [Texas]

    04/04/2013 12:01:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 30, 2013 | Reeve Hamilton
    Gov. Rick Perry speaks wistfully — almost lovingly — about a rifle he recently fired while he was at a range in Leander owned by the manufacturer LaRue Tactical. “I’m incredibly passionate about a well-made piece of equipment,” Mr. Perry said in a phone interview last week, “whether it’s an automobile or a weapon.” After the visit, LaRue posted Mr. Perry’s results online. From 100 yards away, the governor took three shots and grouped them — two shots hit the same spot — mere millimeters from the center of the target. “That was pretty good, wasn’t it?” Mr. Perry said,...
  • Breaking: MAGPUL Reveals Plans For Colorado Exodus

    03/29/2013 10:17:20 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 35 replies ^ | 3-29-2013 | Jim Hoft
    Last week I reached out to Duane Liptak, Director of Product Management and Marketing at Magpul Industries Corporation. After Colorado Democrats signed new gun control rules into law Magpul promised to move operations from the anti-gun state. In our communications Liptak revealed the next steps for Magpul’s escape from Colorado. This is breaking news—- After weeks of bizarre testimony and protests, where lawmakers encouraged women to defend themselves with ballpoint pens and vomit, Colorado Democrats pushed through their new gun control laws last week. Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper signed three new gun bills into law on Wednesday. But, before the...
  • CO:Magpul Establishes Operation ‘Boulder Airlift’

    03/27/2013 9:13:49 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 27 March, 2013 | NA
    During this period of high demand, and with the reality of Colorado state legislation, we at Magpul are taking steps to ensure that responsible Colorado residents who want to own standard capacity magazines have the opportunity to do so. To meet this need, we have set up a process for CO residents to purchase limited quantities of magazines from our website. In order to participate in this program, go to: Create your login account with your Colorado address and click the “Register” button to submit. Create your login account with your Colorado address and click the “Register” button to...
  • New Laws Force Gun Co. Out of Colorado, Costing State Hundreds of Jobs, Millions in Sales

    03/20/2013 4:26:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 3/20/2013 | Gregory Gwyn-Williams, Jr.
    Magpul Industries, an Erie, Colorado, based manufacturer of firearms accessories, is moving out of the state following the passage of new gun-control laws - and taking hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars of commerce with it.Magpul's Chief Operating Office, Doug Smith told the Denver Post:"Our moving efforts are underway. It's going to be a phased approach, and until the move is complete, we're going to continue manufacturing magazines in Colorado."Within the next 30-days we will manufacture our first magazine outside the state of Colorado."Colorado Governor, John Hickenlooper signed three new gun bills into law today which requires background checks for private and...