Beretta Tells Maryland It Will Move Operation If Gun Law is Enacted
February 25, 2013
Beretta USA, the domestic division of the Italian firearms manufacturer, recently informed Maryland it will move operations out of the state if a law aimed at the Second Amendment is enacted. “Enact such measures at your own risk,” the company told lawmakers, according to Bizpac Review.
Beretta’s ARX-160, developed for the Italian armed forces and now in commercial prototype, would be outlawed by the pending legislation. Photo: Defense Review.
Jeff Reh, a member of the Board of Directors for Beretta U.S.A. Corp., told lawmakers the company opposes Maryland Senate bill 281, otherwise known as the Firearm Safety Act of 2013.