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Judge dismisses suit against law letting firearm dealers be sued

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by firearm gun manufacturers opposing a 2022 Delaware law that allows gun dealers to be sued for injuries caused after a weapon is sold. U.S. District Judge Richard G. Andrews said in his ruling that the National Shooting Sports Foundation had no standing to challenge the Delaware law, which repealed a part …

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Committee OKs bill to allow more lawsuits against gun makers, sellers

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

A bill to allow Delawareans to sue firearm industry members for negligence that leads to gun violence was released from the House Administration Committee Wednesday.  Senate Bill 302, sponsored by Sen. Bryan Townsend, D-Glasgow, provides a cause of action for “firearm manufacturers and retail dealers to be held accountable when they knowingly or recklessly take actions that endanger the health …