Firearms News

Firearm Purchaser Licensing Laws Linked To Fewer Fatal Mass Shootings

Firearm purchaser licensing laws that require an in-person application or fingerprinting are associated with an estimated 56 percent fewer fatal mass shootings in states that have them, according to a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School …

Firearms: What is Our Responsibility?

Last week, we spent a little time answering the questions about how our homeowners’ policies cover firearms. Now let’s handle a question that’s a little more touchy. What do we do about it as insurance professionals? Question #3: What is …

How Does the Homeowners’ Policy Handle Firearms?

Once again, we find ourselves in the deeply political and emotional debate about guns, the second amendment, gun control, and safety. Last Friday, Florida’s Governor signed into law new gun control regulation designed to make schools safer. This is not …

Cochrane & Company Combines Property, GL Coverage for Shooting Sports Program

Cochrane & Company has combined general liability and property insurance for its ARMS program for the shooting sports industry, which includes ammunition, firearms manufacturing, and all supporting specialties. The coverage is backed by a carrier rated A by A.M. Best …

Ironshore Specialty Casualty Introduces Program for Firearm Risks

Ironshore Inc. has announced that its Specialty Casualty unit will provide casualty coverages for Cochrane and Company’s new Ammunition and Rifle Manufacturing Specialist Program. Additional coverage enhancements will be available to address the needs of firearm manufacturers and importers, retailers/dealers, …