How businesses cope with tragedy

Aug 5, 2019
Companies have to strike a delicate balance when they are caught up in a tragedy like a mass shooting.
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Dick's Sporting Goods to stop gun sales at 125 stores

Mar 13, 2019
Late last year, the sporting goods retailer stopped selling guns, ammunition and hunting gear at 10 of its 700-plus stores.
The entrance to the Dick's Sporting Goods store in Glendale, California is seen February 28, 2018.
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March against gun violence gains philanthropic help

Mar 23, 2018
Tomorrow, hundreds of thousands of people will march in Washington, D.C., in support of stricter gun control laws. Survivors of last month’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, helped organize the March for Our Lives … and they’ve raised a…

Want to divest from guns? You might need to team up with your co-workers

Mar 8, 2018
Under pressure to divest from guns, pension funds feel they have to choose between making money for their members and their values.
Outside view of Sunrise Tactical Supply store in Coral Springs, Florida on February 16, 2018 where school shooter Nikolas Cruz bought his AR-15 to gun down students at Marjory Stoneman High School. 
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How a single NRA lobbyist shaped Florida's gun laws over the last 40 years

Mar 5, 2018
Florida's concealed carry and "stand your ground" laws all started under Marion Hammer's guidance.
The logo of the National Rifle Association.
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Citing the recent shooting at Stoneman Douglas School in Parkland, Florida, Dick's Sporting Goods announced that it would no longer sell firearms to anyone under 21 years of age, no longer sell high capacity magazines, and would no longer sell assault-style rifles at any company owned stored.
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After Las Vegas shooting, gun stocks spike temporarily

During his campaign, Trump has promised to defend the second amendment.
President Donald Trump makes a statement on the Las Vegas mass shooting. The gunman, identified as Stephen Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nevada, opened fire from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the music festival, leaving at least 58 people dead and hundreds injured. Police have confirmed that one suspect is dead. The investigation is ongoing.
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Texas universities brace for guns on campus

Mar 31, 2016
A new law taking effect Aug. 1 will allow concealed handguns in classrooms.
The University of Texas Tower on campus.
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