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Remington Arms (Bushmaster) is asking for summary dismissal of the Newtown lawsuit, citing their protection under the 2005 PLCAA. They won't get it, especially not so soon after Orlando, but their argument is sound. If we lose in November, especially if it's the WH and the Senate, legislation, SCOTUS rulings, and lawsuits like this one, will become commonplace and will greatly change the 2A landscape.

Lawsuit by Newtown massacre families is overreach, gunmaker says - One America News Network


BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (Reuters) – The maker of the assault rifle used to kill 26 children and educators at a Connecticut school in 2012 argued on Monday that attempts to limit the sale of such weapons to civilians are best left to lawmakers and not families of the victims who sued the company.

A lawyer for Bushmaster Firearms LLC, which manufactures the AR-15 that 20-year-old Adam Lanza used in his attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, told a Connecticut judge the 2005 federal Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) prohibited the suit.
 

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It should have been tossed out long ago.
 

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It's Connecticut and it's a courtroom. Don't assume rational thought or fair decisions. A carefully picked jury of liberal mothers will hear emotional, grieving parents, see glossy prints of dead children, and look at Bushmaster's paramilitary ads. It will then set a precedence for other lawsuits. I hope Remington has good legal support.
 

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This is how HRC will enforce gun control....bankrupt the domestic industry with litigation and institute a complete import ban. Done.
 

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What Eagleks said.
 

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One curveball for some of these trials would be to get a few people on the jury that have either been employed or have family that is employed by a firearms manufacturer. There are quite a few still located in that part of the country.
 

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One curveball for some of these trials would be to get a few people on the jury that have either been employed or have family that is employed by a firearms manufacturer. There are quite a few still located in that part of the country.
Unfortunately, that fact would be grounds to excuse the potential juror without using up a "challenge"
 
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