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4 January 2003

Detroit Free Press, Editorial

Congress should stand up to the powerful gun lobby and not make the industry immune to lawsuits. It will consider bills early this year that do just that. Gun manufacturers would like the bills passed before April 25, when a landmark California trial starts. Municipalities there claim gun makers and distributors supplied firearms to an illegitimate market and failed to provide warnings and safety features. Lawsuits like that, as well as Detroit's 1999 suit against gun... (GunPolicy.org)

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