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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Richard Fitzpatrick
Magpul Industries, a firearms-accessories maker, announced Thursday that it will relocate its extensive manufacturing facilities to Texas and Wyoming, in angry response to the Colorado legislature's passage of sweeping gun-control legislation in 2013.
Unnoticed amid dozens of tract homes in the Denver suburbs, a nondescript industrial building is suddenly in the middle of the gun control debate in Colorado. Magpul has issued lawmakers an ultimatum potentially worth millions: Pass you gun control bill, and the business will move.
"Our company could not, in good conscience, continue to manufacture our products in a state where law-abiding citizens are prohibited from purchasing and owning them," Mr. Fitzpatrick said in a statement. "The passage of this bill will do nothing to enhance public safety, but will force us to immediately begin taking our business to another state."
Richard Fitzpatrick, founder and president of the 10-year-old company, announced that Magpul would relocate if a Colorado bill banning ammunition clips holding more than 15 rounds, or what he called "standard-capacity magazines," becomes law.