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24 January 2006

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia), Editorial

Last year, Congress passed a law shielding firearms manufacturers and dealers from liability lawsuits involving the weapons they make and sell. But apparently that law didn't provide enough "stopping power," as they like to say. New York City sued several gunmakers in 2000, seeking to force manufacturers to prevent illegal weapon sales by suspect dealers. Last month, a federal judge ruled that New York City's suit could proceed despite the shield law, which President... (GunPolicy.org)

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