• A Federal Judge Clears A Path For Lawsuits Against Gun Manufacturers

  • Legal Challenge To Washington's Gun Law Shot Down

  • Consumer Protection Act Opens The Door To Gun Industry Lawsuit

The Associated Press reports that a federal judge has turned away a challenge to a new Washington state law that would allow certain lawsuits against gun manufacturers by the gun trade association known as the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

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Liberal Washington Judge Doesn't Address Constitutionality, Just Legal Standing

The group tried to make a case in the U.S. District Court in Spokane on the grounds that "Washington's law violates the Second Amendment as well as the free-speech rights of its members."

Late last week, U.S. District Judge Mary K. Dimke, a Biden appointee, ruled that the National Shooting Sports Foundation didn't establish legal standing to challenge the law since none of the Foundation members were being sued under the law nor had any of them expressed an intent to violate its terms.

What Does Washington's Law Require?

What is the definition of "REASONABLE"? You need to know that because the law requires:

It requires the industry to exercise reasonable controls in making, selling, and marketing weapons, including steps to keep guns from being sold to people known to be dangerous or to straw buyers

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READ MORE: State Lawmakers Make History And Do Three Right Things

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Can Victims Sue Auto Dealers, Hammer Manufacturers, Knife Makers?

The law allows the attorney general and family members of shooting victims to sue for for damages under the state’s Consumer Protection Act.

Attorney General and leading Democrat candidate for Governor says,

This law protects Washingtonians from gun violence by ensuring that gun industry members face real accountability when their irresponsible conduct harms our communities


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California Joins Washington In A Legal End-Around Federal Law

The firearms industry has been protected since the 2005 congressional passing of the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act. but the states were given options for some exemptions and the four liberal states of Delaware, New York, New Jersey, and California have joined Washington in doing so.

Here Are the States Where the Most People Are Giving Up Their Guns

The website Wall St 24/7 went through the data from the ATF and found the states that are giving up their guns the most.

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Who Makes More Money From Guns? Idaho Or California?

A report from 24/7 Wall St. revealed that Idaho doesn't make as much money from guns as people think... how does it match up to surrounding states?

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