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8 August 2001

Jewish World Review

The California Supreme Court deserves a 21-gun salute for its profound wisdom in throwing out a suit against gun-makers last week. Based partially on a 1983 law, the court held manufacturers can't be sued for the criminal misuse of their merchandise. "History will not be kind to the court's ruling," grumbled Dennis Henigan, attorney for the families of victims of a 1993 shooting. The court has granted "the gun industry special immunity from legal accountability that... (

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