Suburban Sporting Goods in Melrose Park: Chicago Mayor Names and Shames “Bad Apple” Gun Dealers

“A sweeping gun trace report to be publicly released by the city on Sunday showed nearly one quarter of guns recovered at crime scenes over a recent four-year period came from just 10 Chicago-area businesses,” chicagotribune.com reports. “Suburban Sporting Goods has made a startling leap into the top 10 list, according to the report, a […]

Lemonade Insurance “Takes a Stand” Against Guns

“The 600 Casualties From One Of The Deadliest Mass Shootings In US History Made Us Rethink Our Coverage,” Lemonade insurance CEO & Co-founder of Lemonade insurance Bob Schreiber writes on the company’s website. And so he’s published the following manifesto statement: ‘Guns’ is a polarizing topic, which is why most companies avoid it at all costs. […]

Henry Repeating Arms Celebrates 20 Years of American Manufacturing

Henry donates 20 special commemorative rifles for auction with 100% of proceeds benefiting conservation groups across the United States BAYONNE, NJ – October 25, 2017 – An icon in the firearms industry, Henry Repeating Arms is proudly celebrating twenty years of American manufacturing. Since 1997, Henry Repeating Arms has stood for quality, reliability and has […]

Remington Outdoor Names Anthony Acitelli Chief Executive Officer

Remington Outdoor announced in August that their Chief Executive Officer, James Marcotuli, had stepped down. After an extensive search, Big Green has named Anthony Acitelli as their new CEO. Acitelli has an extensive background in the firearms industry working at ATK (now Vista Outdoor), Colt Defense and most recently as President and CEO of Taurus Holdings. […]

UPDATE: Gunbroker Rescinds Bump Fire Ban

Earlier today, we reported that Gunbroker had removed bump fire stocks from their listings. The internet’s largest firearms auction site has since rescinded the ban. Confirmation comes in the form of an email sent to one of our readers (below). Gunbroker’s missive warns sellers they may fall afoul of the Protection in Lawful Commerce of […]

Gunbroker Bans Sale of Bump Fire Stocks

Yesterday, we reported that bump fire stock owners were banking big bucks selling their legally endangered rifle accessory on the country’s largest firearms auction website. By 7pm EST, gunbroker.com wielded the ban hammer, prohibiting sales of bump fire stocks and removing posts advertising same. Here’s their terse, explanation-free official announcement to users who’d listed a […]

Gun Stocks Rise After Las Vegas Shooting

Shares of gun stocks have moved higher following the Las Vegas mass shooting. As of this writing, Ruger and American Outdoor Brands (Smith & Wesson’s holding company) are up over six percent. Make of that what you will. I reckon there are two reasons . . . The market must figure that, like the aftermath of […]

Heckler & Koch: No More Gun Sales to Israel

German firearms manufacturer Heckler & Koch recently let it be known that they would no longer sell their firearms in some of the worlds more questionable corners. As the UK’s Guardian reported . . . The company has pledged no longer to sell arms into warzones or to countries that violate corruption and democracy standards, […]