Feb 28, 2013
Sturm, Ruger said a 50 percent increase in sales was driven by President Obama's re-election campaign, when gun owners feared some guns would be harder, or impossible, to buy.
Feb 26, 2013
A new article explores the expansive business of ammunition in the United States, and whether a bullet tax would act as effective regulation.
Feb 18, 2013
India is the world's second largest market for guns after the U.S. Gun control in India is tight, but the black market in arms flourishes. Some 85 percent of guns owned are illegally owned.
Feb 14, 2013
A handful of gun manufacturers have reacted to strict gun laws by refusing to do business with the police in those jurisdictions.
Feb 12, 2013
Most vendors at gun shows are federally licensed dealers, who are required to do background checks on buyers. It's gun collectors and private sellers that aren't federally licensed.
Feb 12, 2013
During the bubble, many snapped up properties in neighborhoods they thought were going to become more affluent. But instead of moving up, Chicago's Englewood neighborhood has been spiraling down.
Feb 11, 2013
This week, Marketplace's Sylvester Monroe reports from Englewood, a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side, which has one of the highest homicide rates in the city.
Feb 7, 2013
In most states, buyers fill out a federal form that the gun dealer keeps in his shop. In restrictive states, for some guns, buyers need to provide references.
Jan 25, 2013
Gun stores are busy since the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., revived concern about gun laws. Shops like Blue Ridge Arsenal in Virginia are sold out of some models, but are a gathering place for training and target shooting.