For those who totally missed it, Colorado’s leftist Democrat rulers recently passed several anti-gun bills that were opposed 10-1, rejected by the people, and passed by legislators who didn’t even bother to answer questions about their bills because they planned to and did ram it through. They also threatened and shut up law enforcement that opposed it.
In addition to driving Magpul out of Colorado, and driving the Outdoor Channel out of Colorado, and driving the Alfred Manufacturing Company out of Colorado, now they can add HiViz to the list of companies leaving Colorado:
HiViz Shooting Systems intends to leave Colorado in the wake of new state gun control legislation signed into law last month, according to the Northern Colorado Business Report.
The Fort Collins company, which makes sights, recoil pads and other accessories, started in 1996. But like Magpul Industries Inc. of Boulder County, HiViz said it’s not happy with the gun control measures approved by the Colorado Legislature and signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper. Magpul Industries announced last month it will be leaving Colorado.
Pass anti-gun bills, expect gun companies to leave. Leftists are happy with this, but that’s because there’s still someone making guns for their enforcers, and other than that, they want to destroy all gun companies. They will find that their enforcers will be denied a lot of tools now, though.
“I make this announcement with mixed emotions,” Phillip Howe, president and CEO of HiViz, said in a statement. “Colorado is a beautiful state with great people, but we cannot in clear conscience support with our taxes a state that has proven through recent legislation a willingness to infringe upon the constitutional rights of our customer base.”
HiViz gets it. And they’ll be keeping their customer base by supporting them.