After nine years the United States supreme court refused to consider the case after a lower court struck down the suit in 2005. The decision in 2005 was based on the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act which bans most suits against the firearms industry unless the manufacturer knowingly violates state or federal laws. The lawsuit was the misguided attempt of Mayor Bloomberg to hold gun manufacturers accountable for the acts of criminals.
Read the NRA’s article about the events HERE.
Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) along with the Nassau PD have been hit with a $5M lawsuit. Freeport resident Gabriel Razzano had his home raided and his legally owned guns confiscated a day after he went to McCarthy’s office to discuss an article regarding an illegal immigrant. Details are sketchy but this might be one to follow.
See the NY Post article here.
If you don’t know who Rep. McCarthy is, she is a democrat who has represented Long Island’s 4th congressional district for over 10 years. Her husband was murdered in the 1993 long island railroad massacre. She is now the most outspoken advocate of gun control in the house.
Some of you may remember her from the infamous video of her on national tv showing just how brilliant she really is.
See that video here.