May 2004

Short Shots: 05/04

Anti-Gun Amendments Derail Senate Efforts To End Gun Lawsuit
Anti-gun senators succeeded in derailing a legal reform bill (S.1805) that would have stopped lawsuits against gun makers by tacking on gun-control amendments, despite a plea from President Bush that the Senate pass a “clean” bill.

The bill, sponsored by a majority of the Senate, would have thrown out junk lawsuits filed as part of a coordinated strategy to financially ruin the firearms industry. It was rejected by the Senate 90-8 after amendments were attached that would extend a federal law banning cosmetic features on certain semi-automatic firearms and require background checks at gun shows when private individual...

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