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Video: Firearms Company Relocating From Connecticut To North Texas

by Jason Allen & Brian New | CBS | April 5, 2013

BRECKENRIDGE (CBS 11 NEWS) – A firearms company that makes AR-15 style rifles for the iconic brand Colt, will open a plant in Breckenridge in Stephens County. Oregon company Bold Ideas confirmed the development Friday.

Bold Ideas goes by the name Colt Competition, making high accuracy rifles for competition shooting.

The company has not officially announced the opening, but employment applications are already available at the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce. A non-specific, help wanted ad appeared in the local newspaper classifieds earlier in the week.

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Colt Competion moving to Texas

I hope the trickle turns into a flood.

Actually, Colt Competition, only licenses the name “Colt” from Colt Manufacturing. They make some very good rifles. See: http://www.coltcompetitionrifle.com/ If I am in the market for a high quality AR-15, I will most certainly buy an AR-15 from them.

Hopefully, Colt Manufacturing and Colt Defense located in Connecticut will follow suit. I cannot imagine a gun manufacturer staying in a state that shows such scorn for the 2nd Amendment Rights of the American People. That’s also true of Beretta in Maryland, and manufacturers in New York and Colorado.

Several companies have announced they are pulling out of Colorado because of the anti-gun legislation passed there, and if they do I will purposely buy something from them.

I have started a policy of not buying anything made or originating from the anti-gun states of Colorado, Maryland, New York, or Connecticut.

Every person has to decide what they do, but I can’t justify owning products from or supplying income to any business in those states who in turn pay taxes and support governments that infringe on my Liberties and Rights. That most certainly includes my Right to Keep and Bear Arms.

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always had trouble saying one thing and doing another. Perhaps, because I am 71 years old, you (and certainly the leftists who populate our government) consider my values antiquated.

I just can’t say I believe in Liberty, Freedom, and the other basic Rights of Man, then turn around and supply income or any support to the very people or governments - directly or indirectly - that have acted to destroy those Rights.

Some people are able to close their eyes and justify continuing to feed a monster. God knows there has always been people who could justify anything. Every tyrannical government throughout the history of mankind has depended on those people. That’s how they came into power. So, you might very well continue to blindly buy whatever you want regardless of where the money goes.

If people decide they really do support Liberty, Freedom, and the linchpin that secures those Rights - The Right to Keep and Bear Arms - they will stop spending it on merchandise made in the states that spit on their Freedoms.

You might read the well documented historical book, Death by Government by R.J. Rummel. Sandy Hook was a tragedy, but the biggest killer of the citizens of a country has been their own government. That’s an indisputable fact. Confirm at: http://www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/NOTE1.HTM

So, anyone or any company that aids the diminishment of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms is an accomplice in the tyranny that follows the theft of this Liberty.

I would hope gun related businesses leave those states who have had passed anti-gun legislation as well. If not, I’ll never buy another Colt made by Colt Manufacturing or another Beretta unless they move manufacturing out of Maryland, watch another TV program originating from NYC, take another vacation to Colorado, or in any way contribute another penny on anything originating from those states.

I can only hope my countrymen will do the same.





If you travel between NYC and Boston it is easy to spot a distinctive blue onion tower as you drive past Hartford, CT. The onion tower marks the location of Colt Fire Arms and according legend the tower was a gift from the Tsar of Russia to Colt Fire Arms for providing the guns used to suppress the 1905 revolution.

Ed Rombach

commonly refered to as voting with your feet


Good move by Colt. However,

Good move by Colt. However, I'm still waiting for them to buck up and stop selling to gov't.

The Revolution Continues..

The list of gun businesses doing this is long.

AR15 out of NY
Magpul out of CO
HiViz out of CO
Many are thinking it. With the NY's SAFE ACT trying to be duplicated in other States, how would a gun business survive?

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