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Coffee Store Boss Tells Baristas To Wear Guns On The Job

Coffee Store Boss Tells Baristas To Wear Guns On The Job

Leave the gun, take the low-fat breakfast pastry

After a spate of robberies, the employees at Jitterz Java are wearing firearms on the job, saying that they intend to defend themselves against future attempts. Read More »

Ga. Town's Mandatory Gun Law: A Local Gun Seller Speaks Out

Ga. Town's Mandatory Gun Law: A Local Gun Seller Speaks Out

In Nelson, Georgia, a town of 1,300 people, residents are now required to own a gun. The law, which was adopted unanimously by its town council Monday, would presumably be welcome news to gun shop owners. Nelson has no gun shops, but AOL Jobs caught up with Brennan Moss (pictured), the owner of Moss Firearms in... Read More »

Guns And Ammo Spark Jobs Boom

Guns And Ammo Spark Jobs Boom

By Aaron Smith Guns and ammo are selling briskly these days, and that means weapons makers are hiring. Some manufacturers are scrambling to find enough workers. Mike Weddle, head of maintenance at Dynamic Research Technologies, an ammunition manufacturer in Albany, Mo., says he is adding 10 new hires to his... Read More »

Son of Minn. Workplace Shooting Victim Skips School To Push For Gun Control

Son of Minn. Workplace Shooting Victim Skips School To Push For Gun Control

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Sami Rahamim has committed statistics about gun deaths to memory, folding them into sentences that make his case. He talks like a lawyer, not a 17-year-old high school senior -- no pauses or filler, no public trace of his pain. On Sept. 27, Rahamim's father, Reuven Rahamim, was shot and... Read More »

Accent Signage Systems' 'Botched' Firing Led To Murderous Rampage, Lawsuit Claims

Accent Signage Systems' 'Botched' Firing Led To Murderous Rampage, Lawsuit Claims

By Amy Forliti The family of a man who was among six people gunned down at his Minneapolis office last year are suing the company, claiming that it botched the firing of the employee who carried out the attack and should have known he was mentally ill and potentially dangerous. The lawsuit being filed on... Read More »

Workplace Homicides Up 50 Percent In The Last Year

Workplace Homicides Up 50 Percent In The Last Year

The massacre at the Sandy Hook elementary school reinvigorated the dormant debate over gun control and how best to stop the gun violence in schools. Now, new research suggests that violence in the workplace also has jumped dramatically, with workplace killings up 50 percent in the past year alone. Read More »

Teachers And Guns: An Educator Explains Why She Learned To Shoot

Teachers And Guns: An Educator Explains Why She Learned To Shoot

North Carolina public-school employee Michelle Fish can't take a gun to school. But that didn't stop the 42-year-old elementary school librarian from recently participating in a daylong seminar on how to handle and carry a gun. Fish was one of a dozen or so educators in the Tar Heel State who attended the... Read More »

Guns In The Workplace: Gun Shop Owner And Legislator Face Off [VIDEO]

The only things in life that are certain may be death and taxes, but two issues certain to divide this country are abortion and guns. And with heart rates running high over gun control proposals and how to curb gun violence, AOL Jobs' Lunchtime Live video show featured two unusual gun rights defenders:... Read More »

Guns-To-Work Laws Proliferate, Despite Mass Shootings And Employer Opposition

Guns-To-Work Laws Proliferate, Despite Mass Shootings And Employer Opposition

As the country reels over the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, there has been much soul-searching over the upswing in mass murders on American soil -- and how to stop the deadly trend. In recent months, employers have quietly joined in the debate, fighting National Rifle Association-supported... Read More »

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