Many of you may have seen this circulating.
“Marlin Firearms bought out by Soros! Marlin Firearms is already closing its doors! They are doing it to us, America! Even if you do not own a gun you need to know this. This needs to be spread to all gun owners and sportsman. We cannot rely on the media to inform us of these types of matters.
Something You May Not Know That Is Happening…
Who is buying companies, manufacturing guns??? For the last several years a company called The Freedom Group has been buying up gun and ammunition manufacturers. Some of the companies are Bushmaster, Marlin, Remington, DPMS, Dakota Arms and H&R. Some people worry that this Freedom Group is going to control most of the firearms companies in the United States . If you control the manufacturers you can decide to stop selling to civilians. That’s how they did it in Russia .
What a perfect way to control guns.
Now if you do some digging you will see that The Freedom Group IS owned by a company called Cerberus Capital Management. Guess who controls Cerberus??? GEORGE SOROS!!! He wants to restrict or ban all civilian guns.
Please pass this on to all your freedom loving friends. This needs to come out. Why have we not heard about this in the “mainstream” media? I would think this would be BIG news. If you don’t know who George Soros is, you need to do some Research. He backed Obama with millions of dollars and Obama is a puppet on a string controlled by Soros.
Send this to every gun owner in America . Also REMEMBER this when you VOTE in November!”
Horrors! Or, is it? According to various sources, including Snopes (well known for debunking internet rumors and myths) http://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/freedom.asp, this, like so many of these stories has just enough facts to make us think if could be true. Yes, the Freedom Group exists. Yes, they have purchased some “firearms-related companies in recent years, making it one of the world’s largest manufacturers of firearms and ammunition.” Yes, Cerberus holds a significant percentage of Freedom Groups shares. However, there is no connection to George Soros. Even the National Rifle Association’s Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) looked in to this and found it to be baseless.
In 2011 Marlin Firearms, after 141 years in business, did close itsNew HavenConnecticutfacility. However, Remington had purchased it in 2008, which is a subsidiary of Freedom Group.
The only part I personally agree with…VOTE! This is a critical election for all of us, for a variety of reasons, to include the 2nd Amendment. Exercise your Constitutional Right and VOTE.
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