On Monday, May 20th, 2013, the state of Colorado filed a lawsuit against the gun manufacturers who produced the weapons used in the Aurora movie theater shooting. This lawsuit is unique because it is the first time a state has sued gun manufacturers for their role in a mass shooting. So far, only the families of the victims have filed lawsuits against the gun manufacturers. In this article, we will discuss what you need to know about Colorado gun control lawsuit.
What should I know about this?
The state of Colorado is suing the gun manufacturers for negligence. The lawsuit alleges that the gun manufacturers knew or should have known that their products were being used in a dangerous manner. The state is also suing the gun store that sold the weapons to the shooter. The state is seeking damages from both the gun manufacturers and the gun store.
This lawsuit is sure to be a long and complicated legal battle. It will be interesting to see how it plays out in court.
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