PRICE OF POLITICS, ETC: Iowa Leader Wants to Make Guns Here
The mass murders of 26 young students and teachers in Newtown, Connecticut, four months ago have leaders in Washington, D.C. and individual states pushing for gun control and an overall tougher climate for the market for guns.
But some Republican leaders are now using the climate as a chance to make a pitch to court gun manufacturers to make weapons in their home states.
That includes Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley.
He tweeted Saturday saying, “Beretta in Md Magpul in Co Colt in Conn each gun manufacturing c antigun leglation in state MOVE TO IOWA we r not antigun welcome rite to wk.”