U.S. Supreme Court Let’s Sandy Hook Families’ Lawsuit Against Remington Proceed

BY Herschel Smith
3 weeks, 3 days ago

Via WiscoDave, this awful news.

The Supreme Court said Tuesday a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 26 people.

The justices rejected an appeal from Remington Arms that argued it should be shielded by a 2005 federal law preventing most lawsuits against firearms manufacturers when their products are used in crimes.

The court’s order allows the lawsuit filed in Connecticut state court by a survivor and relatives of nine victims who died at the Newtown, Connecticut, school on Dec. 14, 2012 to go forward.

Because when you wear a black robe, you’re entitled to the attribution ‘god’ and can ignore the law any time it suits your political goals.

Because ‘supreme’.

Queue up the lawsuits against every firearms manufacturer in America.  I’m guessing the ‘supremes’ won’t allow analogous lawsuits against Ford and GM to go forward.  After all, no one should sell a truck as dangerous as the F350 to anyone.  It can kill people if it runs over them, but we can’t allow Ford and GM to go out of business.


Comments

  1. On November 12, 2019 at 12:02 pm, Fred said:

    The State’s primary concern has always seemed to be proving that the incident actually took place. The last I heard a, unknown to me, conspiracy theorist was successfully sued for all of his money because he doubted that it actually happened and said so. How is it a civil offense to say that something didn’t happen? The Obama agenda lives on in the Trump SCOTUS. Who really runs this country?

  2. On November 12, 2019 at 12:11 pm, Badger said:

    Because cowards will not play the tape to the closing credits.
    It will interesting (and telling) to see who files amicus briefs on behalf of Remington.

  3. On November 12, 2019 at 12:19 pm, Duffel Bag of Magazines said:

    Will fat people sue cutlery makers? Clown world is so wildly entertaining!
    I can’t wait to rub their faces in the shit of a failed utopia.

  4. On November 12, 2019 at 1:53 pm, Jack said:

    Any manufacturer can now be sued for Miss Use of there product.
    This should get the ball rolling.

    https://memeshappen.com/media/created/who-is-this-are-you-the-one-meme-8723.jpg

  5. On November 12, 2019 at 2:11 pm, DelMarVaDave said:

    All Bullshit. Never Happened. False Flag. Show me the little kids’ dead bodies and then, and only then, will I believe any of it. The school was closed when this “event” supposedly happened.

    It is getting worse. Kops where we live are charging everyone they possibly can with assault charges for the most frivolous things. Make everyone “prohibited persons” is the next wave in the war on guns.

  6. On November 12, 2019 at 2:54 pm, George said:

    Now a manufacturer can be sued into oblivion due to the unlawful actions of someone who possessed the product.

    Clown world indeed. It is also probably going to make firearms much more expensive. But that was probably the goal.

  7. On November 12, 2019 at 3:59 pm, Jack Crabb said:

    George said, “Now a manufacturer can be sued into oblivion due to the unlawful actions of someone who possessed the product.”

    I really don’t have a big problem with this. Just institute loser pays. Sure, you can roll the dice, but if you lose, you pay the other sides’ attorneys fees and damages.

  8. On November 12, 2019 at 5:02 pm, Len Savage said:

    To quote the American Partisan;

    “The only reason nine geriatrics have the power to decide anything is that “the people” are afraid of masked men from three letter agencies coming to their door”.

    What happens when “the people” are no longer afraid?

    Serious question….

  9. On November 12, 2019 at 9:18 pm, Sunny said:

    Wasn’t this the ‘incident’ where the patsy supposedly stole his mom’s gun after he killed her? How can a gun manufacturer be held responsible for someone stealing one of their guns to use in a crime?
    This is pure fascism, while giving the appearance of legal and right.
    sunny

  10. On November 13, 2019 at 3:20 pm, Jack Crabb said:

    “What happens when “the people” are no longer afraid?”

    Or, even more relevant, when they have nothing left to lose.

  11. On November 13, 2019 at 5:05 pm, DelMarVaDave said:

    Thomas Craven : I’m the guy with nothing to lose and doesn’t give a shit.
    ~Edge of Darkness

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