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January 10, 2013 8:07 AM
Gun mfgers in the U.S. targeted by pension funds
Posted by Laura
The investment committee of one of California's largest pension funds has voted unanimously to begin divesting from gun manufacturers. CalSTER's holdings in gun manufacturing is relatively small--$2.9 million--but neverthless, this undoubtedly marks the beginning of an all-out assault (pun intended) on the gun industry in the U.S. Apparently lawmakers are not concerned with how jobs in this sector of our economy are affected because like jobs in the oil and gas industry, jobs in guns are considered unclean and dirty. Tell that to the thousands of families who are supported by Ruger, Remington, Colt Arms and others. Here is a list of gun manufacturers in the country
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