Earlier this week the NSSF (National Shooting Sports Foundation) published an article about Oklahoma legislators wanting to entice firearm and ammunition manufacturers to move to the Sooner State. The invitation would be for new and existing gun and ammo businesses that are considering relocating.

At this time lawmakers are conducting studies and forming committees to meet and discuss ways the state could attract more firearm-related businesses to move and set up in Oklahoma. There are several manufacturers at this time that are wanting to relocate to a more gun-friendly state.

Recently Smith & Wesson announced that they would be moving most of their manufacturing, operations, and headquarters to Maryville, Tennessee from Springfield, Massachusetts. They're making the move due to anti-gun legislation that would either prohibit or severely restrict the company's ability to manufacture certain firearms in Massachusetts. So they pulled up stakes and moved to Maryville, Tennessee.

Oklahoma is definitely a gun-friendly state and our elected officials recognize and uphold our Second Amendment rights to keep and bear arms. Not only that Oklahoma is very business-friendly when compared to other states. Firearm manufactures would face far less red tape, hassle, and unnecessary intrusions.

It would be a great economic shot in the arm for Oklahoma to have some of these companies open up or relocate here. We'd be proud to have them and there's plenty of places they could build, including Lawton, OK. They would have the full support of the local and state governments and the citizens.

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Too many people think all they'll ever find is yet another dead-end job. Here's a quick list from the Oklahoma Department of Commerce featuring the twenty-five largest employers in Oklahoma who are always looking to hire good people.

John Wayne: An American Experience museum Ft. Worth, TX.

If you're a fan of the Duke you have to make the trip to Ft. Worth and visit the John Wayne: An American Experience museum. It's located in the Ft. Worth Stockyards at 2501 Rodeo Plaza. The gallery below isn't even close to half of what you'll see there. With 10,000 square feet and several rooms, the exhibit has everything from John Wayne's early childhood to his final days. You can get up close and personal with all the costumes, wardrobe, and props that John Wayne used in his films and throughout his career. Along with all the great displays throughout the exhibit, there are quotes from the Duke, interactive video and audio sections, and most, if not all of the walls are covered in photo murals and picture collages of the Duke.

Look inside this insane Mansion that's for sale in Oklahoma

Take a tour of this incredible mansion in Mustang, OK. that's for sale. If you have $3,695,000 you could be the proud new owner of this one-of-a-kind estate. It's located at 12300 S. Highway 4 in Mustang, OK. It's listed by Nathan Barta of Ken Carpenter Realty in Mustang, OK. Can you imagine actually living here? Scroll through all the pictures for a look inside and take a virtual tour of this one-of-a-kind Mustang mansion.