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Cook County considers tax on guns and ammo

Oct 9, 2012
The Illinois County that includes Chicago wants to help cover the costs of the city's rising gun violence by taxing ammunition.
Posted In: Chicago, gun, guns, Taxes

Gun sales up in the wake of mass shootings

Sep 6, 2012
Smith & Wesson's quarterly earnings to look sharp.
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The high cost of personal safety

Jun 22, 2012
The cost of keeping yourself safe varies depending on what you feel is necessary to secure yourself and your property. Host Tess Vigeland learning about owning, and firing, a gun.
Posted In: gun, shooting, firing range, lapd, personal security

Handguns and the economics of safety

Jun 22, 2012
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland heads to the shooting range to learn about the cost of gun ownership and home safety (and takes on a zombie while she's at it)
Posted In: gun, safety, personal security

NRA victories sell guns and invite opposition

Apr 13, 2012
The Trayvon Martin case may build support for gun control, even as gun lobby celebrates changes in state laws.
Posted In: NRA, National Rifle Association, gun

How the Glock became America's modern handgun

Jan 11, 2012
Author Paul Barrett explores the history of the Glock pistol in his new book, and explains how it came to popularity in the U.S.
Posted In: gun, Glock

Heat-seeking gun - the Nerf kind

Sep 6, 2010
This toy version of a heat-seeking machine gun was the brainchild of Rick Prescott. It won MAKE Magazine's Gadget Freak Design contest. Prescott...
Posted In: gun, nerf, office behavior