Short Shots: 09/05
Senate Passes Legislation To Protect Gun Manufacturers
On July 29, the Senate passed the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, a landmark victory for the firearms industry and gun owners.
With passage in the Senate, this legislation is expected to quickly pass the House. President Bush has said he’ll sign the bill when it reaches his desk. The new law will block wrongful civil liability lawsuits — an ongoing scheme to litigate firearms manufacturers into bankruptcy — promoted by anti-gun organizations.
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