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Old 01-23-2014, 03:38 PM   #1
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In leaving Kalifornia if the law stands.

http://bearingarms.com/smith-wesson-officially-becomes-the-second-gun-company-to-pull-out-of-california-over-microstamping/

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Old 01-23-2014, 04:00 PM   #2
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I suspect them lawmakers knew "EXACTLY" what they were doing.

If your an anti gun state....this works to your benefit.
Just another move to control/eliminate guns.

You think they didnt know the consquences prior to whipping up another stupid law.


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Micro stamping: an expensive non-solution to a non-problem.

Of course if the goal is to make selling firearms in CA not worth the trouble and expense, then the law is spot on.

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Very interesting article and approach. They don't even mention those who reload their own. They may buy empty shells that came from a crime scene and not know it.

Leave it to California...hope Ruger and S&W both make it out and keep their products safe and competitive.

Sometimes I think these creative minds just try to think of ways to wear out their opponent to win the battle.

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Both should also refuse to sell to the state government agencies. Now if all the gun companies did this we would get somewhere.

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Barrett won't sell guns or parts to Calif. Now we have Ruger and S&W ?
I own a couple of Rugers and Smith semis. I just hope we can still but parts and accessories.

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Being from IL I cannot buy firearms out of state. Are Californians in the same boat, or can they cross the border with their business?

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You have to have a driver's license for the state you are buying the weapon

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I suspect them lawmakers knew "EXACTLY" what they were doing.



If your an anti gun state....this works to your benefit.

Just another move to control/eliminate guns.



You think they didnt know the consquences prior to whipping up another stupid law.





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Ammunition manufacturers should also pull out of California, the micro stamping process could cause the round to become jammed in the barrel causing a very unsafe situation. Ammunition companies cannot be certain that only LE will get their ammunition so all shipments should be stopped immediately.

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