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21 December 1999

Salt Lake Tribune (Utah)

A state legislator wants Utah to keep its hands clean of lawsuits seeking to hold firearms manufacturers liable for gun violence. State Rep. Matthew Throckmorton is drafting a bill to block any state agencies or local governments from joining the spate of recent lawsuits that blame gun companies for the financial and human havoc linked to their products. "[The lawsuits are] a roundabout way of trying to shut down gun manufacturers," said the Springville Republican,... (

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