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Firearms Industry

How Reliant is Illinois on the Firearms Industry?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 02.04.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

A new study by ranks states according to their dependence on the firearms and ammunition industry. The personal finance website said it ...

Gun Makers See No Problem Selling for Self-Defense and Allowing Sales to Criminals

Dana Radcliffe | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Dana Radcliffe

Gun violence constitutes one of the gravest assaults on law and order. Since every individual and institution has a stake in efforts to alleviate this problem, then surely all of us -- including (especially) the companies that manufacture the guns -- have a solemn civic duty to support those efforts.

States Lure Gunmakers With Less Restrictive Laws

AP | By MORGAN TRUE and BECKY BOHRER | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Firearms manufacturers upset over newly restrictive gun laws and proposals in their home states are getting a message from othe...

Gun Enthusiasts Flock To Las Vegas Amid Heated Debate

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — A trade show expected to draw tens of thousands of gun enthusiasts and manufacturers opened Tuesday on the Las Vegas Strip with the ...

Everything You Need To Know About The U.S. Firearms Industry

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business

On Friday, December 14, a gunman entered an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., and shot and killed 26 people including 20 children. Earlier that sam...

WATCH: Obama Is Gun 'Salesman Of The Month'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.13.2012 | Small Business

Gun-salesman in chief? That's a name some gun dealers and manufacturers may want to bestow on President Obama after fears of tighter gun control ha...

Arizona Embraces Its Inner 'Guns 'R Us'

GQ | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

Fast and Furious. Conceal and carry. The Dark Knight theater shootings. In America these days, it seems like everyone is packing heat. In fact, we're ...

Gun Industry Militarization Drives Mexico Gun Trafficking

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

If Congress wants to find the real causes of the gun traffic to Mexico, it needs to look upstream to the gun industry's callous transformation of the American gun market into one more suited to warfare than sport.