That article is behind a pay wall. Here's one that isn'tProbably because they learned first hand what happens when they don't back in 2000. For those that don't know or remember...
Tomkins to Sell Smith & Wesson To Saf-T-Hammer for $15 Million
Well that is bizarre, it wasn't when first went there, but yeah WSJ usually is, thanks for picking up the ball.That article is behind a pay wall. Here's one that isn't
How Gun Maker Smith & Wesson Almost Went Out Of Business When It Accepted Gun Control