Gun Free Funds: How Much Do You Have Invested In Assault Weapons?

With the recent gun violence in the U.S., As You Sow is working overtime to encourage people to find out if their retirement is invested in assault weapons, rifles, handguns, and ammunition manufacturers and retailers. To that end, today As You Sow launched Gun Free Funds, a free, easy-to-use tool that lets people search the mutual funds and ETFs they are invested in to find out if they are profiting from and supporting this violence.

Gun Free Funds

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The critical need for a Gun Free Funds tool is explained in a new blog post — How Much Money Do YOU Have Invested in Assault Weapons? — by As You Sow’s CEO Andrew Behar. Behar asks the 91 million Americans who have a 401(k) plan to use the Gun Free Funds tool to find out if their retirement is supporting this horrendous gun violence impacting our country, and if so, invest in companies aligned with their values.


With the recent gun violence in the U.S., As You Sow is working overtime to encourage people to find out if their retirement is invested in assault weapons, rifles, handguns, and ammunition manufacturers and retailers. To that end, today As You Sow launched Gun Free Funds, a free, easy-to-use tool that lets people search the mutual funds and ETFs they are invested in to find out if they are profiting from and supporting this violence.

The critical need for a Gun Free Funds tool is explained in a new blog post — How Much Money Do YOU Have Invested in Assault Weapons? — by As You Sow’s CEO Andrew Behar. Behar asks the 91 million Americans who have a 401(k) plan to use the Gun Free Funds tool to find out if their retirement is supporting this horrendous gun violence impacting our country, and if so, invest in companies aligned with their values.




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Jacob Wolinsky is the founder of ValueWalk.com, a popular value investing and hedge fund focused investment website. Prior to ValueWalk, Jacob was VP of Business Development at SumZero. Prior to SumZero, Jacob worked as an equity analyst first at a micro-cap focused private equity firm, followed by a stint at a smid cap focused research shop. Jacob lives with his wife and four kids in Passaic NJ. - Email: jacob(at)valuewalk.com - Twitter username: JacobWolinsky - Full Disclosure: I do not purchase any equities anymore to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest and because at times I may receive grey areas of insider information. I have a few existing holdings from years ago, but I have sold off most of the equities and now only purchase mutual funds and some ETFs. I also own a few grams of Gold and Silver