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Concerns over Beretta factory moving due to new Maryland gun laws

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Is Maryland’s gun control bill putting Maryland jobs onthe firing line?  There are freshconcerns tonight that a major gun maker could move its factory out of Marylandin the wake of the state's new gun control rules.

The Maryland general assembly has passed Governor Martin O’Malley’sbill, and it's awaiting his signature. But in Accokeek, Maryland people who live near the Beretta gun factorysay they're worried the plant could move. 

Governor O’Malley is expected to sign Maryland’s new guncontrol restrictions into law next week. Beretta USA officials testifiedagainst the law, and there is concern they may decide to move their plant in toanother state, because some of the guns they make in Maryland would be bannedunder the law.

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