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Will other states join trend in divsesting from gun companies?

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The California State Teachers' Retirement System has voted to divest from firearms, like the Bushmaster semi-automatic rifle. Will your state or retirement fund follow suit?


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Will other states join trend in divesting from gun companies? I hope this trend will continue. What do you think?--kas

California Teachers' Fund Divests From Gun Companies

"One of the largest pension funds in the country has announced it is divesting from all its holdings in firearms following last month's shooting massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. The California State Teachers' Retirement System voted unanimously Wednesday to unload its roughly $12 million investments in three gun companies, including Freedom Group, the manufacturer of the Bushmaster semi-automatic rifle that was used in the killing of 20 young children and seven adults in the Newtown rampage. Pension funds in a number of other states are considering following suit."-DN

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KEVIN STODA-has been blessed to have either traveled in or worked in nearly 100 countries on five continents over the past two and a half decades.--He sees himself as a peace educator and have been-- a promoter of good economic and social development--making-him an enemy of my homelands humongous DEFENSE SPENDING and its focus on using weapons to try and solve global (more...)

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