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Supreme Court Clears Way for Sandy Hook Families to Sue Gun Manufacturer

HeadlineNov 13, 2019

The Supreme Court also declined to hear an appeal by gun manufacturer Remington Arms on Tuesday, clearing the way for the families of the 26 victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, to sue the firearm manufacturer. The families are arguing that Remington violated Connecticut law when it marketed the Bushmaster rifle for assaults against human beings. The Supreme Court’s decision not to take up the case lets stand the Connecticut Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Newtown families’ lawsuit to move forward.

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