Category Archives: Firearms Manufacturers

Firearms Manufacturers

U.S. Gun Companies Manufactured A Record 11 Million Firearms In 2016

Shot Show

February 9, 2018  Huffington Post

The gun industry’s output doubled over the Obama era — and it appears likely to keep growing.

U.S. gun companies manufactured more than 11 million firearms in 2016, setting a new record in a year of sales driven by fear of a Hillary Clinton presidency.

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Weatherby relocates to Wyoming

Weatherby

January 28, 2018  wyomingbusiness.org

Firearms manufacturer Weatherby, Inc., is relocating its manufacturing operations and corporate headquarters from California to Sheridan, Wyoming, company officials announced today from SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the world’s largest annual shooting, hunting and firearms industry trade show. Continue reading Weatherby relocates to Wyoming

Group walks to protest Southport-based gun maker

Jake Tolan, left, and Tim Murphy

December 17, 2017  CTPost

FAIRFIELD — Christine Bisceglie was reading an opinion piece on gun control last month, soon after the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas that took 26 lives, when one detail struck her — the manufacturer of the gun used in the shooting was based in Connecticut. Continue reading Group walks to protest Southport-based gun maker

Lawyer says gun maker long knew about explosion-prone rifle

a Savage Arms stainless steel 10ML-II muzzleloader

December 8, 2017  Associated Press

In this 2009 photo provided by Trent Procter, a Savage Arms stainless steel 10ML-II muzzleloader owned by Procter of Swan River, Manitoba, Canada, is displayed weeks after its barrel exploded and severely injured his left hand. Savage Arms recently agreed to pay a confidential settlement to Procter to resolve his lawsuit, one of several that allege the company kept a defective firearm on the market.

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Judge dismisses Sandy Hook families’ lawsuit against gun maker

sandy hook

Published October 15, 2016  Associated Press

A judge on Friday dismissed a wrongful-death lawsuit by Newtown families against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre, citing an embattled federal law that shields gun manufacturers from most lawsuits over criminal use of their products. Continue reading Judge dismisses Sandy Hook families’ lawsuit against gun maker