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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 Maker Reports Huge Earnings

AP | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Smith & Wesson Holding Corp.'s earnings more than tripled in the firearms maker's latest quarter as consumers scrambled to...

NRA-Backed Measure To Shield Gun Companies Draws Protest

Washington Post | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

A legal shield written by Congress to benefit the firearms industry is posing unexpected hurdles for parents in Newtown, Conn., and victims of other m...

Shares Rise On Gun Control Proposal

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business

Shares of gun makers Sturm Ruger and Smith & Wesson rose Wednesday after President Barack Obama unveiled his plan for decreasing gun violence, which i...

Chris Kirkham

Equity Firm To Sell All Investments In Firearms

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...