The New York Times reports:
The leading manufacturers of assault rifles used to perpetrate the deadliest mass shootings in the United States have collected more than $1 billion in revenue over the past decade as gun violence across the country has surged, according to a House investigation set to be presented on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
The findings, released before a congressional hearing on Wednesday on the marketing of assault rifles, indicate that the gun industry has thrived by selling and marketing military-grade weapons to civilians, specifically targeting and playing to the insecurities of young men, while some have made thinly veiled references to white supremacist groups.
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Breaking News: Leading makers of assault rifles collected over $1 billion in revenue in the past decade as U.S. mass shootings surged, a House panel found.https://t.co/P0MTWp9Ib7
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