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United States

24 November 2005

All Things Considered, National Public Radio (USA), Audio

In October, Congress passed a law intended to throw out most liability lawsuits against the gun industry. But gun control groups are pressing ahead with their lawsuits, saying an exemption in the law allows for specific suits targeting "illegal activity" by gun manufacturers and sellers. Representatives of the firearms industry say the lawsuits are against the clear intent of Congress, and they're pushing to have them dismissed. [Link: listen to... (

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