Gun safety activists prepare to put their power behind shareholder voting at Sturm Ruger

Reuters Then-National Rifle Association First Vice-President Sandra Froman waves to the crowd after making remarks during opening ceremonies of the NRA’s national meeting April 15, 2005 in Houston. Next week, activist shareholders will make their first attempt at shaking up the gun industry using their votes instead of just their voices. One big campaign is against an NRA-connected director on the board of Sturm Ruger & Co ., one of the nation’s largest gun makers. Groups are threatening to withhold their votes for Sandra Froman’s renomination as director to the board, where she has been a member since 2015. Froman has been a director of the National Rifle Association for 26 years and was its president from 2005 to 2007. Amalgamated Bank, which describes itself as promoting socially responsible causes, wants Sturm Ruger to agree to a list of demands involving gun safety and sales practices by this Friday […]

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