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Inaction Cannot Be An Option

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Since 1963 more than 176,000 children have died from gun violence in America — over three times more than all the soldiers killed in action in the Vietnam War and every external conflict since. Our children have a right to grow up in a caring and decent society that protects their right to live and learn in safety.

From Behind Bars, Jon-Adrian Velazquez Works to 'Create Healthy Communities' to Reduce Gun Violence by Jessica Mindich

Jessica Mindich | Posted 04.22.2017 | Crime
Jessica Mindich

Someone dies from gun violence every 16 minutes in America. YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT is a series of frank interviews with passionate men and w...

Gun Stocks Climb After Obama Urges Congress To Restrict Sales

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.07.2015 | Business

In a nation rocked by successive mass shootings, gun companies aren't exactly sweating bullets. If stock prices are any indication, investors are fair...

The Chief Culprits of Gun Violence Are Never Named

Mike Weisser | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
Mike Weisser

It's not about background checks, it's not about mental health, it's not even about "stuff." It's about a lethal consumer product being cynically and dishonestly promoted as the most effective protection from violence and crime.

Gun Makers Skirted Responsibility In Sales

The New York Times | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

The Glock executive testified that he would keep doing business with a gun dealer who had been indicted on a charge of violating firearms laws because...

Our Gun Lobby-shy Politicians Are a Disgrace

Allan Brawley | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Allan Brawley

It looks like the super patriots in Congress who send other people's children to fight the wars they start are about to wimp out in the face of threat...

GOP Rep To 'Persecuted' Gun Owners: 'Come To Texas!!!'

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

One day after Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) signed a comprehensive gun control package into law, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) invited all gun ow...

Investing After Newtown

Mary Buffett | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business
Mary Buffett

The sad truth is that most people don't look beyond the top-line numbers to see what is driving their portfolio. There is a high chance that you are investing in something you might find objectionable.

Violence Begets Violence

Paula Gordon | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Thirty years of gun-slinging mass murder American style had almost pushed me into mute hopelessness. But feelings of despair offer no answers, so I went looking for antidotes. I had found two, before the horrific gates of gun violence hell touched my own family.

No More Newtowns

T. Berry Brazelton, MD | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
T. Berry Brazelton, MD

Let's not allow mental illness to be further stigmatized by events like the Newtown tragedy, nor to distract us from the solutions that are closer at hand. It's a lot faster, easier, and cheaper to reduce the number of assault weapons in circulation.

NRA's Shadowy Inner Circle Revealed

Mother Jones | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

The resurgent debate over gun control has put a spotlight on the hardline leaders of the National Rifle Association. In the wake of the massacre in Ne...

Mainstream Media Downplay NRA's Close Ties to Gun Industry

Peter Dreier | Posted 03.15.2013 | Media
Peter Dreier

The NRA is primarily a front group for the nation's gun manufacturers. But you wouldn't know it from reading the major media outlets.

Gun Control Is About the Silent Majority

Deepak Chopra | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

We need to strip away us-versus-them thinking on guns, which only leads into endless arguments over personal values.

NRA Offers Radical Solution to Gun Threat at Schools: Arm the Fetus!

Martin Lewis | Posted 02.20.2013 | Comedy
Martin Lewis


Oil, Guns and Moral Outrage

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact
Carol Pierson Holding

At least sixty years of investors boycotting the gun trade has yielded zero result. In fact, SRI activism works best when rewarding companies that care about being good, whose products sustain life rather than take it.

Shun the Gun Stocks

James Berman | Posted 02.18.2013 | Business
James Berman

Individual investors can vote with their feet: They can dump any gun manufacturers they own. And if this truly is the moment of truth for gun legislation, they might prove to be very bad investments too.

Stock Market Crushes Gun Makers For Third Straight Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

Everybody's running away from the nation's gun makers after the Newtown Elementary School massacre, and investors are leading the way. Shares of St...

Chris Kirkham

Equity Firm To Sell All Investments In Firearms | Chris Kirkham | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

Cerberus Capital Management, a private equity firm that owns a stake in Bushmaster, the gun manufacturer that produced the rifle used in the massacre ...

Chris Kirkham

Gun Companies' Unlikely Investors: Teacher Retirement Funds | Chris Kirkham | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

Gun manufacturers have enjoyed lucrative growth in recent years, a trend now under scrutiny after the massacre of 20 children inside a Connecticut ele...

Stock Market Punishes Gun Makers After Newtown School Massacre

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business

The stock market seems to have made up its mind about the future of U.S. gun control laws. There are only two publicly traded gun makers, the stock...

Politicizing Guns: If Not Now, When?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

It's a trick. When people tell you that you shouldn't politicize a tragedy like the shooting in Aurora, Colorado they are unwittingly helping to spread NRA propaganda.

Thinking About Guns

Laura Mola | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics
Laura Mola

After each tragedy we keep saying we want to address the issue and don't. I just don't get our reasoning. I just don't get how we can feel so terrible for these victims then give lip service and do nothing about it.

NRA Receives Millions from Gun Industry "Corporate Partners"

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business
Josh Sugarmann

We have found that the National Rifle Association (NRA) receives millions of dollars directly from domestic and foreign gun manufacturers and other members of the firearms industry through an organized corporate outreach program.

NRA: It's Good to Live Like a King

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

There is plenty of circumstantial evidence that the NRA's mission has nothing to do with its members, but everything to do with protecting the profits of the gun manufacturers who support the organization with big bucks.

Kagan is No Lady Gaga of Law

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Maybe Kagan is no Lady Gaga when it comes to fashion. But for most Americans, the way Kagan outfits herself is just fine. What's in her mind and her heart are far more important than what's on her back, neck, or her ring finger.