An opinion handed down in a Pennsylvania appeals court threatens a law that gunmakers have long used as a shield against wrongful-death suits.
The Business of Guns
Lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey won hundreds of thousands of dollars for clients injured by faulty handguns.
Facing multiple lawsuits, Jimenez Arms declared bankruptcy earlier this year. Now it's starting anew.
September 2020 was the sixth-highest month on record, according to estimates based on seasonally adjusted background check data.
Business has never been better for the gun industry. But store owners say they’re still struggling. “If you sell 50 guns but only can bring 25 in, it’s gonna catch up to you.”
Amid a tangle of factors, data analysts have found a correlation between recent, record-level gun purchases and intentional shootings.
To market their products, ammo makers and gun shops are invoking the memes and rhetoric of a disjointed anti-government ideology blamed for at least one killing spree.
Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, and Washington all closed dealers because of the coronavirus. Firearms were still flying off shelves.
Debate is brewing about the constitutionality of limiting gun rights during the coronavirus pandemic.
The FBI processed 3.7 million screenings in March, topping the prior all-time high by 12 percent.