Wells Fargo Is the Go-To Bank for Gunmakers and the NRA

March 12, 2018

Wells Fargo & Co. has emerged as the preferred financier for the U.S. gun industry. The bank has helped two of the biggest U.S. firearm and ammunition companies access $431.1 million in loans and bonds since December 2012, when the gun control debate gained steam after the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. That puts it on the top of the list of banks arranging funding…


Trump Suggests Bonuses for Gun-Trained Teachers, Praises the NRA

February 28, 2018

President Follow the Trump Administration’s Every Move the first targets of Republicans in Congress last year. Lawmakers used a special procedure under the Congressional Review Act to do away with the rule. Trump announced Tuesday he would propose regulations Click here for more on the debate over guns in America. His support for arming teachers would eliminate the gun-free zones in and around schools enshrined in a nearly three-decade-old federal…


Remember This Week: Its the Beginning of the End of the NRAs Reign of Terror

Shun the NRA. Shun the assault weapons manufacturers. Shame and vote out the politicians who take their money and do their bidding. Thats the strategy that activists for firearms sanity have finally seized on, after decades of losing to the most bloodthirsty lobby in America. The rise of the Parkland students, and their #NeverAgain movement following the slaughter of 17 of their classmates and teachers by a 19-year-old former student…

February 27, 2018

Delta and United Join Companies Dumping the NRA

February 26, 2018

Delta Air Lines Inc. and United Continental Holdings Inc. became the latest companies to cut ties with the National Rifle Association after a call to boycott the lobbying group became a top trend on Twitter Friday. The online furor continued into the weekend after the NRA’s leaders attacked the media and Democrats, claiming the fallout from last week’s Florida high school massacre was being politicized. One another. Delta and United, two of America’s largest passenger carriers, said…


Florida Teachers Pension Fund Invested in Maker of School Massacre Gun

February 25, 2018

As Florida teachers grieve over the mass shooting that left 17 students and colleagues dead last week, some of them may be surprised to learn they’ve been helping fund the firearms industry—including the company that made the gun used that bloody Wednesday.  A state pension plan for Florida teachers held 41,129 shares in American Outdoor Brands Co. valued at more than a half-million dollars, according to a Dec. 31 securities filing listing the…