Gun Industry Describes Mass Shootings like Orlando as a “Big Opportunity”

Above, a Glock 17, one of the two guns used in the Orlando shooting. Credit

Lee Fang writes in The Intercept that in recent corporate presentations, leading gun makers celebrated the fact that consumers bought more firearms because of the December terrorist attack in San Bernardino. And, prior to the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando on Saturday night, executives were telling investors to expect another big bump — because of the upcoming elections.

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