Beretta turns down move to W. Virginia because of Manchin legislation

The Republic:
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's role in the gun control debate has cost his home state the chance to host a major firearms maker.

Legislators and other West Virginia officials had invited Beretta USA to relocate from neighboring Maryland. The company objects to gun control proposals in that state.

A Beretta USA executive cited Manchin in turning down those offers this week.
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Manchin is sticking by his background check proposal and reacted angrily to the rejection.   I thought his proposal was pretty ineffective in dealing with the problem of crazy people making a decision to engage in mass murder.  I would start with doing away with gun free zones.  Those only help the mass murderers.

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