Turn up the heat on shareholders who are making money off of mass shootings
In the 81 days of 2018, there have been 48 mass shootings across the country.
We can’t afford to sit around and wait for NRA lackeys in Congress to do something. If our elected representatives won’t act, we have to find another way to stop gun violence in America.
The country’s biggest investment firms are major shareholders for publicly traded gun companies like Smith & Wesson, Sturm, Ruger & Company, and Vista Outdoors. Urge major shareholders to use their financial muscle to push for more responsible behavior by gun manufacturers.
Gun manufacturers could ask retail outlets to impose higher minimum age requirements for purchase of their weapons, or require waiting periods prior to purchase. Manufacturers could also fund research aimed at developing safer weapons and violence reduction.
Money talks. Let's give it everything we’ve got to push these powerful investment firms to use their shareholder strength to demand change.