[QODLink]
Americas

Fears about the future at New York gun maker

Employees at Remington plant in New York wonder if new regulations could hurt livelihoods.
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2013 03:20

The state of New York was the first to pass tougher gun regulations in the wake of the Newton, Connecticut shooting that left 26 people dead. But those who work in the weapons industry are anxious about their future.

Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from the town of Ilion, in upstate New York, home to a Remington manufacturing plant, where workers wonder if new regulations will hurt their livelihoods.

69

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
Featured
Local painters forgo experimentation to cater to growing number of foreign buyers.
Cyprus is a tax haven and has long attracted wealthy Russians, but it could become a European energy hub.
Palestinians in Gaza have been shocked by the scale of Israeli destruction, as long-term truce efforts continue.
The Positive Action Foundation Philippines, manned by HIV-positive staff, provides care to those who have no one else.
A former rebel's museum keeps alive memories of the July 26, 1953 veterans who launched Cuba's revolution.
join our mailing list