A gunmaker once tried to reform itself. The NRA nearly destroyed it.Breaking News
tags: Second Amendment, guns, gun control, NRA, gun rights, Gun Violence, Smith and Wesson
When a horrific school shooting traumatized the public in 1999, the largest gunmaker in the United States promised to reform itself.
Smith & Wesson’s chief executive spoke passionately about the company’s responsibility for what children did with its weapons.
Gun control advocates hoped it was the start of something big.
It was. And something brutal, too.
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