Remington Appeals Sandy Hook Gun-Sale Ruling To Supreme Court

By on August 5, 2019

August 5, 2019

Remington Arms, manufacturer of the AR-15 style semi-automatic rifle that was used in the mass killing in Newtown, Conn. has appealed an unfavorable state supreme court ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Connecticut Supreme Court allowed a wrongful death lawsuit to proceed on the basis of an exception in the 2015 Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which largely shields the gun industry from liability. That exception relates to marketing, and the plaintiffs allege that Remington targeted young at-risk males by way of marketing and product placement in video games. Twenty-year-old Adam Lanza used an AR-15 to kill 27 people, including 20 children, six of their teachers and his mother, before killing himself.

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