Property investigators want a few firearm firms to testify at a July 20 listening to on gun violence in the wake of mass shootings in New York, Texas and Illinois.
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, New York Democrat and chair of the Household Oversight Committee, claimed Thursday they will take a nearer glimpse at the marketing at the rear of “AR-15-style” weapons that are typically tied to mass shootings.
Ms. Maloney requested information and testimony from Daniel Defense, Smith & Wesson Brands, and Sturm, Ruger & Corporation.
“Products offered by your enterprise have been utilized for decades to have out homicides and even mass murders, nevertheless your organization has ongoing to industry assault weapons to civilians,” Ms. Maloney claimed in each and every letter.
Specially, the committee needs information and facts on the sale and marketing of “AR-15-style semiautomatic rifles and comparable firearms,” like revenue and gain details, inner information on fatalities or accidents brought on by these firearms and marketing and promotional products.
The committee on June 8 read individual testimony from individuals impacted by the mass shootings at a grocery shop in Buffalo, New York, and an elementary college in Uvalde, Texas.
The session was held prior to the Fourth of July parade capturing in Highland Park, Ilinois, that killed seven and hurt dozens far more.