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Utah Looks to Adopt a State Firearm

Utah is looking to adopt the Browning model 1911 .45-caliber handgun as its state firearm in honor of Utah gunmaker John Browning.


Utah State legislators are looking to become the first to have a state firearm. The idea was first proposed in Pennsylvania but was shot down by anti-violence groups. The Utah state firearm would be the Browning model 1911 .45-caliber handgun in honor of its Utah gunmaker John Browning.

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2 Responses to Utah Looks to Adopt a State Firearm

Dale wrote:
February 25, 2011

I believe every state should look into its history and pick a state firearm. The United States would not be here without firearms and we should honor them.

Tom Bass wrote:
February 17, 2011

Great idea to honor a great man.