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BlackRock Targeted by Gay Activists for Investing in Firearms

  • Group wants asset manager to divest stakes in gunmakers
  • Firearms are cited in a majority of LGBT murders in the U.S.

Gays Against Guns, a group formed days after the June massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, will target BlackRock Inc. to kick off a campaign pressuring companies to cut ties with the firearms industry.

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