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the outcry after the mass shooting at a park when Florida high school in February hit the board room of a major gun manufacturer Tuesday investors at the annual shareholder meeting of American outdoor brands parent company of Smith and Wesson maker of the assault style rifle that was used to kill seventeen students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school approved a resolution calling for the company's board to produce a C. C. report on its weapons by February and doing so over the objections of the board itself wood is correspondent Ross Kerber details the shareholders demands they wanted %HESITATION the company the report the cover of the company's efforts to monitor gun violence its research %HESITATION and talk about the production possibly safe with guns and %HESITATION %HESITATION they want an assessment of the %HESITATION financial reputational risks the company to get with gun violence it was a victory for religious activist investors including Catholic health initiatives who pushed through the vote arguing they were concerned with the company's reputation and financial well being at a time when Americans gun control debate rages on this is a significant vote it was the second time so for this year the religious investors won a majority of shareholders supported the gun maker for a call from one of the safety reports %HESITATION in the spring they got a similar measure passed at a rival gun makers Sturm Ruger and %HESITATION the they both of these measures showed that he and they were able to get at least some of the largest %HESITATION investors in these companies on board with a report with reports that both companies said were not necessary American outdoor chief executive James deputy said that he was very disappointed that I quote political agenda had become a part of the company shareholder meeting