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Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in Analysis | 0 comments

The Dollars and Cents Behind the Gun Lobby

The Dollars and Cents Behind the Gun Lobby

 

Check out the Power Point presentation given by Jeff Merritt, Senior Advisor to newly-elected Mayor of New York City, Bill deBlasio, to members of Delco United on December 2, 2013.  It provides a thorough analysis of why divesting from gun profits can help bring about sensible gun policies by cutting off the flow of funds to the NRA’s lobbying efforts and putting direct economic pressure on companies to withdraw assault weapons and high capacity ammunition magazines from the commercial market.

 

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Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

Divestment Victory!

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 On January 16, 2014, Media Borough Council unanimously passed a resolution to divest Borough employee pension funds from companies that manufacture assault weapons, semi-automatic weapons, and high capacity ammunition magazines for commercial sale.

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