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United States

6 August 2001


SAN FRANCISCO — In a major defeat for gun control advocates, California's Supreme Court ruled on Monday that firearms manufacturers cannot be held legally responsible for the criminal use of their weapon. The Supreme Court justices found that Miami-based Navegar Inc. could not be sued over a 1993 attack in which a disgruntled businessman used a Navegar-made TEC-DC9 military assault pistol to kill nine people, including himself, in a San Francisco office... (

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