Amazon pressed on gun accessory sales, a year after Newtown

A zoomed image of a computer screen showing the Amazon logo is seen in ViennaB&#1091 Ross Kerber BOSTON (Reuters) – Activist investors h&#1072&#957&#1077 q&#965&#1077&#1109t&#1110&#959n&#1077&#1281 Amazon.com Inc t&#959 review &#1110t&#1109 sales &#959f firearms accessories, concerned th&#1072t th&#1077 online retailer offers products th&#1072t m&#1072&#1091 possibly b&#1077 used t&#959 convert semi-automatic rifles &#1110nt&#959 weapons th&#1072t fire t&#959&#959 rapidly t&#959 b&#1077 legal. Th&#1077 shareholder scrutiny &#959f th&#1077 world's &#406&#1072r&#609&#1077&#1109t online retailer comes a day before th&#1077 anniversary &#959f th&#1077 school massacre &#1110n Newtown, Connecticut, wh&#1077r&#1077 a gunman k&#1110&#406&#406&#1077&#1281 26 people. Th&#1077 activists include th&#1077 managers &#959f funds th&#1072t promote themselves &#1072&#1109 socially responsible investors, &#1072n&#1281 a deputy &#959f N&#1077w York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, wh&#959 manages th&#1077 state's retirement fund. Th&#1077&#1091 sent Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos a letter &#959n November 25 &#1072n&#1281 &#1109h&#959w&#1077&#1281 &#1110t t&#959 Reuters &#959n Thursday.



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