Americans usually stock up on firearms when new restrictions are in the air. But not last year.
The Business of Guns
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President Obama sought to stiffen enforcement of a federal rule that says frequent gun dealers need government authorization. Data show the crackdown never materialized.
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When the top manufacturer of the rapid-fire devices closed, RW Arms stepped in to sell its remaining inventory. The Fort Worth-based company also offers several rifles — without the required license.
The gun-industry’s favorite researcher has long argued that more guns equal less crime.
The activist investors say Smith & Wesson’s reluctance to examine the role of guns in violence hurts the company’s bottom line.
New research contends that a surge in handgun production and possession propelled murder rates in American cites — until new restrictions on firearms reversed the trendlines.
“The point is to demonstrate that as local officials, we’re not helpless," a Piscataway, New Jersey, council member said. "We can use our authority."
In a lawsuit, Slide Fire accuses Merrick Bank of holding its money "hostage." The financial institution says it had to hedge its risk.
State Department officials on Monday outlined a proposed rule change that would transfer oversight of exports of U.S. small arms, including semiautomatic rifles, handguns, and sniper rifles, to the Department of Commerce.
The gunmaker will monitor incidents of violence involving its products, and examine efforts to research and manufacture safer firearms.