NewYork State Comptroller freezes pension fund investments into gun makers

Robin Humphrey —  Wednesday, January 16, 2013

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is indefinitely freezing investments by the public workers’ pension fund in firearms manufacturers and¬†directed that the fund not buy any new stock in those companies.

The pension fund has about $2 million invested in Ruger and Sturm. ¬†An outside manager sold the pension fund’s share of Smith and Wesson in December.