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7 August 2001

Los Angeles Times

SAN FRANCISCO — Gun makers cannot be held responsible when their products are used to commit crimes, the California Supreme Court decided Monday. Ruling in the case of a 1993 shooting rampage at a San Francisco office tower, the court overturned an appellate decision that would have opened the way for victims of gun violence to sue manufacturers for the harm their products caused. The 5-1 decision was a stinging defeat for gun-control advocates, who are increasingly... (

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