LAS VEGAS — What does the gun industry think of Operation Choke Point?

Last week at the 2015 Shot Show, which is the industry’s largest trade exhibition, The Daily Signal asked attendees what they think of the controversial government initiative. The program, which was designed by the Justice Department in 2012, has been criticized for targeting the firearms industry and driving legal business owners underground.

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Larry Keane, senior vice president of the National Shooting Sports Foundation

Ira Goodstat, owner of

Paul Carlson, firearms safety instructor, Safety Solutions Academy

Kelly McMillian, director of operations for McMillian Gun International

Ed and Lisa Strange, owners of Wicked Grips

Rob Pincus, Owner, I.C.E. Training Company & Developer of the Combat Focus Shooting Program

Steve Ware, outdoors writer