Texas governor Rick Perry is en route to gun manufacturers in the northern states in an effort to move their companies to his home state. States like New York and Connecticut recently passed some of the strictest gun control laws in the country which could stunt the growth of these companies. Texas based company TexasOne has also launched an ad campaign in New York and Connecticut the promotes the states’ flourishing business sector and “fair” regulations in order to lure the companies to the south. States are taking the issue of gun control into their own hands while it’s on hold in the federal government. You can read more about this story here.