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Gun Industry Begins to Fight Back

dstormhawk Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 8:32 PM
Not really, with sales to private citizens all over the country up, this action will have very little effect on their bottom line except to increase market share as people vote with their money.
jscism Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 7:14 AM
I foresee a few different actions. Obama declares the gun and ammo industries "essential" to national defense, and nationalizes them. Politicians see the ban against the Government as a GOOD thing, because anti-gun, is anti-gun. The Government simply re-arms itself with confiscated and "Buy-back" weapons. and the Government simply outsources to the UN for a foreign made system.
Daniel982 Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 10:30 PM
Additionally, there is the advertising bonanza to be reaped by their declaration against hoplophobe state governments.
LtScrounge Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 9:01 PM
Considering the massive discounts that most manufacturers have to give to get a government contract, they are probably going to make MORE money by NOT wasting manufacturing man hours on low profit government orders. It takes the same amount of time and materials to produce a $700 rifle for a police dept as it does a $1200 rifle for a civilian, so why cost yourself $500 for nothing?

Firearms manufacturers usually find themselves playing defense. Following virtually every highly publicized incident involving a multiple shooting, manufactures often are among the first round of scapegoats flogged by the mainstream media and gun-control politicians. Indeed, were it not for the 2005 law that protects gun manufactures from frivolous lawsuits by victims of gun crimes, many would be out of business.

Thankfully, at least some firearms manufacturers now are going on the offensive; returning fire in New York’s escalating war against Second Amendment rights in the Empire State.

In a post on its Facebook page, for example, Olympic Arms, Inc., a...