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Gun Stocks Surge 70% in 2015 Alone

Posted by jhingarat21 on 12th Oct 2015

Popular gun companies Smith & Wesson (SWHC) and Sturm Ruger (RGR) are among the best stocks in America in 2015. It’s a reminder of just how profitable these businesses are.Smith & Wesson has skyrocketed over 80% this year. To put that in perspective, if the stock were in the S&P 500, it would be the second best performer this year, behind only Netflix (NFLX, Tech30).Rival gunmaker Sturm Ruger (RGR) isn’t far behind. It’s up nearly 70% in 2015 alone.This stellar performance comes in a
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‘Maine Moms’ Aim for Background Checks on Gun Sales at Gun Shows

Posted by jhingarat21 on 25th Aug 2015

STATEWIDE (WGME) — A loophole allowing anyone to buy a firearm from a gun show without a background check has one group of people worried. Currently, background checks are required if you’re buying a firearm from a shop, but not when you’re at a gun show. The Background Check Initiative would close the loophole in Maine by requiring that all sales and transfers be conducted through a licensed gun dealer, ensuring a background check is carried out each time. The group
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New York City Considers Divesting From Walmart Over Gun Sales

Posted by jhingarat21 on 3rd Aug 2015

“Our public money must not be invested in companies that fundamentally undermine our public safety.”NEW YORK — New York City may divest hundreds of millions of dollars from Walmart and other big-name stores that sell guns and ammunition less than two years after it yanked investments in the country’s biggest gun manufacturers.Trustees for the New York City Employees Retirement System, or NYCERS, one of the largest U.S. pension funds with more than 300,000 active members, passed a resolution this
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