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United States

10 December 1999

Associated Press

WATERBURY, Connecticut — A state judge on Friday dismissed the city of Bridgeport's lawsuit that sought to make gun makers responsible for the costs associated with gun violence. Superior Court Judge Robert F. McWeeny agreed with gun makers who argued the city did not have legal standing to sue because the city had not suffered any direct injuries from guns. "The plaintiffs have no statutory or common law basis to recoup their expenditures. They lack any statutory... (

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