Can't Import? No Problem!
Obama recently banned the importation of certain guns due to the Ukraine situation. The AK-47 is one of the best known banned weapons that can't be imported any more. Solution?
- An American gun company has found a way to deal with the dearth of new AK-47s on the market since U.S. imposed sanctions on Russia went into effect in July: make them in Pennsylvania.
Thomas McCrossin, CEO of the Tullytown-based RWC, was forced to stop importing the famous rifles, but he does have the rights to make Kalashnikov brand rifles in the U.S.
“We are not permitted to pick up the phone and to talk to [Kalashnikov Concern],” Mr. McCrossin told CNN Tuesday. “In the second quarter of this year we are going to start manufacturing here in the U.S. What I’m manufacturing are our own AK-47s and shotguns under the Kalashnikov brand,” he added.
Get em while they're hot.
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