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Man Charged With Killing Showering Intruder

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 04.04.2017 | Crime

A Washington state man was charged with suspicion of second-degree murder after police said he fatally shot an intruder he caught showering inside his...

Part 2: An NRA Lobbyist, A Domestic Terrorist, And 53 Republican Senators Walk Into A Bar...

Michael J. Tansey | Posted 06.22.2016 | Crime
Michael J. Tansey

We know the drill. The NRA will lie low for a few more days while the outrage dies down. Then Wayne LaPierre, face of the NRA, will emerge from under his rock praising the armed security guard at the Orlando disco, stating that if only there had been more good-guy guns (in a loud, crowded, dark, strobe-lighted space!), that Americans need to arm themselves--the usual drivel.

Smith & Wesson Sales Soar Amid Rising Gun-Control Worries

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics

March 3 (Reuters) - Gun maker Smith & Wesson Holding Corp reported a better-than-expected 61 percent jump in quarterly revenue, at a time when the U.S...

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...

Marina Fang

Gun Owners Ease Off Buying Binge, Not So Worried About Washington Anymore | Marina Fang | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gun nuts are calling the National Rifle Association's bluff. After a year and a half of stockpiling weapons and ammunition, a buying ...

You're Probably Investing In Gun Companies And Don't Even Know It

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.02.2014 | Business

If you're one of the 51 million Americans with a 401(k) plan, odds are that you're investing in gun and ammunition manufacturers Smith & Wesson, Sturm...

David Lohr

Sheriff Swaps Capone-Era Tommy Guns For AR-15s | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Faced with the expense of rearming his deputies with new weapons, a North Carolina sheriff managed to turn two dusty old vault finds into dozens of br...

Zach Carter

Gun Sales Exploded In The Year After Newtown Shooting | Zach Carter | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

American gun sales have been climbing for nearly a decade, but they have surged under President Barack Obama -- particularly after the Newtown, Conn.,...

Record Sales For Gun Maker

AP/HuffPost | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. said Thursday that it expects its first-quarter financial results may top market expectations...


Paula Gordon | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Paula Gordon

If, as now appears to be the case, our elected representatives have surrendered their loyalty, their consciences, their brains and their humanity to the NRA and other political thugs, evidence is irrelevant, the will of the people is a mere nuisance.

Sam Stein

Hedge Funds Continued Investing In Gun Manufacturers Around Time Of Newtown Massacre | Sam Stein | Posted 03.14.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Financial firms and hedge funds invested roughly $79 million in gun manufacturers during the last quarter of 2012 -- a period that inclu...

John Rudolf

Major Gunmaker Boosted Sales By Reneging On Gun Safety Pledge | John Rudolf | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

In the early 2000s, Smith & Wesson desperately needed its tough guy mojo back. The storied gunmaker, which armed Clint Eastwood's Dirty Harry chara...

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.

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...

Gun Maker Stocks Rise On Obama Reelection

The Huffington Post | Alice Hines | Posted 11.08.2012 | Business

While some Americans on Wednesday were popping champagne to celebrate President Barack Obama's reelection, others were in sporting goods stores buying...

Hidden Gun Shoots Girl, 4, While Jumping On Bed

Posted 03.26.2012 | Crime

A Chicago man was slapped with weapons charges after a gun hidden between two mattresses fired and injured a 4-year-old girl who was jumping on the be...

Smith & Wesson Executive Indicted in FBI Sting

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

The S.H.O.T. (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show is the annual event for the gun industry. This year, however, joining Show attendees in Las Vegas were agents of the FBI.

Smith & Wesson Snubs Police with "Commemorative" Revolver

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Smith & Wesson, which manufactures a revolver that can penetrate the body armor has issued a special "commemorative" revolver to celebrate the end of a law strongly supported by the police.