Maps: This Is Why Implementing Gun Control Will Be So Hard

January 13th, 2013 § 0 comments § permalink

The easy answer: economics. The demand for guns and ammo has never been higher. In 2012, the FBI conducted more background checks on people who wanted to buy guns than ever before.

Take a look at this series of maps that show how many people wanted to buy guns in 2012, and how many people the gun industry employed at last count.

Business Insider: Blogging at the Speed of Business

January 6th, 2013 § 0 comments § permalink

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I blogged about markets and finance at Business Insider. My blogposts can be found under Business Insider’s Money Game and Clusterstock verticals.

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