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United States

8 August 2001

Los Angeles Times, Opinion

The California Legislature should act immediately to overturn the Monday state Supreme Court ruling that protects gun manufacturers from being held liable, even when they design and market their products as tools for mass killings. The California Supreme Court, in a 5-1 decision, interpreted a state law enacted in 1983 as exempting gun companies from the usual rules of product liability. Because the decision was based entirely on the interpretation of this statute, the... (

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