Famed shotgun maker O.F. Mossberg & Sons is expanding not in its home of North Haven, Conn., but in Eagle Pass, Texas — after being wooed by conservative Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
And Colt Manufacturing is moving its Colt Competition AR-15 rifle production from West Hartford, Conn., to Breckenridge, Texas. The company cited new legislation that outlaws some of its products in Connecticut — pushed by the state's governor, Dan Malloy — as the reason for the shift.
Gun makers' exodus benefits Tennessee