US gun maker loses appeal against lawsuit over Sandy Hook massacre

//US gun maker loses appeal against lawsuit over Sandy Hook massacre

US gun maker loses appeal against lawsuit over Sandy Hook massacre

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to the firearms industry, rejecting Remington Arms’ bid to escape a lawsuit by families of victims seeking to hold the gun maker liable for its marketing of the assault-style rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre that killed 20 children and six adults.The judges turned away Remington’s appeal of a ruling by Connecticut’s top court to let the lawsuit proceed despite a federal law that broadly shields firearms manufacturers from liability…

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