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Arms Remington can be prosecuted for Sandy Hook massacre
The American arms Remington can be sued for the massacre at the elementary school Sandy Hook in 2012. That has the supreme court of the state of Connecticut on Thursday determined. Staatswetgeving on the protection of consumers against fraudulent marketing, forms the basis of the indictment.

The decision with a 4-3 decision was taken, is almost historical. The powerful American arms industry usually gains full immunity. It is assumed that the vuurwapenproducent lodged an appeal with the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

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In the shooting on december 14, 2012 in Newton (Connectictut) fell 26 dead: 20 children, aged between six and seven and six teachers. The 20-year-old gunman Adam Lanza took himself of life. He committed the terrible murders with a Remington AR-15 Bushmaster semi-automatic assault rifle, a weapon based on the M-16 of the American army. the

The families of nine victims and one survivor keep Remington along with a wapengroothandel and a local arms dealer is partly responsible. The militaristic characteristics of the AR-15 Bushmaster, were made by Remington a lot in the paint. The weapon was, and is, freely for sale in the United States.

“Our goal has always been to shed light on Remingtons deliberate strategy to the market potential of the AR-15 Bushmaster to increase, and so ‘risky’ to attract customers, at the expense of the safety of American citizens,” said Josh Koskoff, one of the lawyers representing the families to assist.

Or actually ever to a process will come is the question, the nine Supreme Court in Washington, DC, the decision was revoked. Since the appointment of Brett Kavanaugh as the newest judge, are the judges of conservative signature with 5-4 in the majority, which means it does not hit to the lax arms legislation.

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