Gun Firms May Get New Lawsuit Protections

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A13845-2003May4.html The gun industry, demonstrating its resurgent influence over Washington politics, is on the cusp of convincing President Bush and Congress to protect it from pending and future lawsuits. Under pressure from the National Rifle Association, Bush and a majority of lawmakers are on record supporting significant new legal protections for companies that make and sell guns. The legislation would prevent victims of gun crimes from making civil claims against companies that manufactured, imported or sold the . . .

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