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David Lohr

Sheriff Swaps Capone-Era Tommy Guns For AR-15s

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

500,000

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

John Rudolf

Major Gunmaker Boosted Sales By Reneging On Gun Safety Pledge

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

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...

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.