According to Huffington Post, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday that gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle, used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.

Justices issued a 4-3 decision that reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit and overturned a lower court ruling that the lawsuit was prohibited by a 2005 federal law that shields gun manufacturers from liability in most cases when their products are used in crimes.

The plaintiffs include a survivor and relatives of nine people killed in the massacre. They argue the AR-15-style rifle used by shooter Adam Lanza is too dangerous for the public and Remington glorified the weapon in marketing it to young people.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/remington-gun-maker-newton-court_n_5c8a7b...

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