HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Sen. Richard Blumenthal is lashing out at a suggestion by a Mississippi state official that gun makers should relocate from states where they face criticism from gun-control advocates.
Blumenthal, a Democrat, says the pitch from Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn is "preposterous" and that companies will stay in Connecticut because of the state's quality of life and education system.
Gunn sent letters Thursday to 14 gun manufacturers in Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and North Carolina. In Mississippi, he said, they would not be criticized for providing weapons to people who enjoy hunting or want to protect their families.
Blumenthal said Friday that "competition among states for less protective laws is a race to the bottom that should be avoided."
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USGuardian | February 23 2013 1:00pm
Ahh, once again the liberal left is getting their dander up because there may actually be more negative results to their war on the Constitution and specifically the Second Amendment's right to bare arms than they anticipated. Well it would serve them right if the arms manufacturers who are under attack by these leftists did up and leave the Socialist State of Ct and every other state that supports this anti second amendment attack. Oh, by the way Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Are aware there is a growing list of manufacturers that are now stepping up to the plate to defend our right to bare arms are are refusing to sell to states that are passing legislation limiting those rights ???
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