Firearms Industry

BROWSE NEWS & ARTICLES ABOUT THE FIREARMS INDUSTRY

Top 3 Domestic Gun Manufacturers

Ruger
2010 product sales: $255.2 million

Smith and Wesson
2010 product sales: $406 million

Beretta
2009 product sales: 204.5 million (internationally)

 

INDUSTRY ALLIES

National Shooting Sports Foundation

National Rifle Association

 

GOVERNMENT/REGULATORY AGENCIES INVOLVED IN GUN CONTROL

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
ATF 2000 report on firearm commerce in the United States [pdf]

 

NATIONAL RESOURCES

Organizations and Campaigns Challenging Industry Practices

Violence Policy Center
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
Where Did the Gun Come From?
Harvard Youth Violence Prevention Center
Harvard Injury Control Research Center
Means Matter Suicide, Guns, and Public Health
Stop Handgun Violence
Close the Loophole

 

INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES

Organizations and Campaigns Challenging Industry Practices

International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA)
Control Arms
Gun Control Network
Multinational Monitor

 

Selected References on Firearms Industry Practices and Health

Corporate Practices, Firearms and Health: Suggested Resources

This list of references is based on a literature review conducted in 2006 and 2007 by Corporations and Health Watch staff. We invite readers to send us additional references.



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