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A gun company CEO turns his quarterly earnings report into an attack on Hillary Clinton

A gun company CEO turns his quarterly earnings report into an attack on Hillary Clinton

Michael Fifer, the chief executive officer of Sturm, Ruger & Co., had excellent news to impart to his shareholders this week. Sales at the Southport, Conn., gun manufacturer were up a handsome 19% in the quarter ended July 2, compared from a year earlier, and profit per share was up 34%.

But a cloud is darkening the company’s destiny, Fifer cautioned during a conference call about the earnings report: politics. Put simply, the 2nd Amendment guaranteeing gun rights is under...

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