Skip to comments.Sandy Hook lawsuit against gun maker Remington can proceed: Court
Posted on 03/14/2019 11:00:34 AM PDT by jazusamo
The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday said a lawsuit challenging how Remington marketed the rifle used in the December 2012 Newtown school shooting can proceed, overturning a lower courts outright dismissal of the case.
In a 4-3 opinion, the court narrowly ruled that families of victims of the Newtown school shooting can challenge whether Remington violated trade practices in how it marketed the AR-15-style rifle used in the shooting.
The regulation of advertising that threatens the publics health, safety, and morals has long been considered a core exercise of the states police powers, Justice Richard Palmer wrote for the majority.
The case had been closely watched by advocates on both sides of the gun issue.
It marks another case involving a 2005 federal law that generally shields gun makers and manufacturers from liability for crimes committed involving their products. Courts have dismissed other similar wrongful death lawsuits on those grounds.
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I’m guessing that the next stop is the US court of appeals or the Supreme Court.
Does Ford or Chevrolet or BMW or Dodge get sued when a person driving a perfectly good car kills someone by hitting them?
Cause it makes just about as much sense.
What if someone uses a Louisville Slugger? Or a Gillette razor?
Hope the USSC rules on this and stops this crap.
Yep, it sure should be.
Does (or should) Wells Fargo have liability when a pipeline company they owned money to has a leak on their pipeline? (AOC questioning of yesterday).
If this lawsuit were to proceed and win, the entire world of capitalism is on the hook for every bad thing that ever happened, at least in the last few hundred years.
I read about that.
She’s an idiot.
Those plaintiffs are going to learn a hard and expensive lesson when the suit fails.
They will be stuck with some big legal bills.
They don’t care about their costs. They are heavily funded. They are trying to drive gun manufacturers out of business
Can this “judge” not read the Lawful Commerce in Arms Act?
Was the gun defective? Am I missing something?
the article doesn’t show the advertising that was used in the case...That would have been good to see, and where the advertising was..
This makes CT look like anti-American communists. Oh wait! They already are.
“Hope the USSC rules on this and stops this crap. “
And I wish that Richie and other liberal judges like him got fired if they get overturned by higher courts.
According to AOC that is how it should be.
The answer to question number two is, true, it does.
The same answer to question one applies to questions three and four.
There is a concerted effort on multiple fronts to disarm the American people.
The only thing defective is the Connecticut Supreme Court in my view.
Something evil this way comes. Deep darkness settling upon all things USA...
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