Anyone with half a brain would admit it’s ridiculous to think gun makers should be held responsible for what people do with their products.
No one’s going after steel companies because people get into car wrecks.
No one is suing beer companies because people drink themselves to death.
But for some reason, in our odd and addled world, there exist a large number of people who think gun makers should be held responsible for what people do with their products.
That’s the whole basis of a lawsuit families of Sandy Hook victims have brought against Bushmaster…and they’re making a lot of headway with their suit.
Families who lost loved ones in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre can proceed with their wrongful-death lawsuit against Bushmaster Firearms International, manufacturer of the AR-15 rifle used to kill 20 children and six adults, a Connecticut Superior Court judge ruled on Thursday.