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Families can sue gun maker for Sandy Hook school massacre: court

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Families of schoolchildren gunned down in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre can sue Remington Outdoor Co Inc, a Connecticut court ruled on Thursday, in a setback for gun makers long shielded from liability in mass shootings.
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Court rules gun-maker can be sued over Sandy Hook shooting

Court rules gun-maker can be sued over Sandy Hook shooting

2 monthes ago   |   By WESH

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that gun-maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.
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Connecticut's Supreme Court Rules That Sandy Hook Families Can Sue Gunmaker

2 monthes ago   |   By NPR

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Bloomberg reporter Polly Mosendz about the Connecticut Supreme Court's ruling that Sandy Hook families are not barred from suing the gun manufacturer Remington.
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Court rules in favor of Sandy Hook families, will reinstate lawsuit against gun manufacturer

Court rules in favor of Sandy Hook families, will reinstate lawsuit against gun manufacturer

2 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

Families of those killed during the Sandy Hook shooting will be able to sue gun manufacturer Remington according to a new ruling by the Connecticut Supreme Court. The decision reverses a lower court judge's original dismissal of the families' lawsuit.
The court's 4-3 ruling, handed down Thursday morning and first reported by the Hartford Courant , will return the original case to Bridgeport Superior Court in what is shaping up to be a landmark case for gun control advocates.
The argument long made by gun manufacturers such as Remington is that they have no ability to control what...
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Sandy Hook families can sue gunmaker Remington -Connecticut court

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday allowed families who lost loved ones in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre of school children to sue Remington Outdoor Co Inc in a setback to gun makers, which until now have been largely shielded from liability.
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