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United States

29 October 2007

Journal News (Indiana) / AP

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday that a lawsuit by the city of Gary against several gun makers can proceed to trial. The court ruled 3-0 that a provision in the federal Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act of 2005 does not bar the case from going forward in state court. The federal law grants the industry broad protections from municipalities and victims seeking damages for gun-related violence. The Court of Appeals cited a prior ruling... (

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