The Brady Center has been ordered to pay the legal fees of defendants in a failed lawsuit that defied the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.
On Thursday, a Connecticut Superior Court judge denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that holds gunmakers and sellers liable in the Newtown shootings committed by an insane madman.
In attempting to go around the PLCAA in his play to sue the firearms industry for the crimes committed by the 2012 Sandy Hook mass murderer, an attorney representing the victims claimed that the public is “notoriously incompetent” and “not capable of handling [property] properly.”
The industry isn’t “immune”—but this new legislation would cause a potentially fatal vulnerability.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., shut down a gun-control activist who questioned one of his pro-gun votes.