TriggerFinger


BlogRoll

From the Barrel of a Gun
Lurking Rhythmically
Random Nuclear Strikes
Daily Pundit
Borepatch
Only Guns and Money
Mostly Cajun
Massad Ayoob
The View From North Central Idaho
Armed and Dangerous
Hell in a Handbasket
View From The Porch
Patterico
Guns, Cars, and Tech
Alphecca
Legal Insurrection
Irons in the Fire
Volokh Conspiracy
Snowflakes in Hell
Shot in the Dark
MArooned
Power Line
Michael Bane
Reason
The Smallest Minority
Publicola
Sharp as a Marble
The Silicon Greybeard
3 boxes of BS
Saysuncle
Alphecca
Of Arms and the Law
Bacon, Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, Explosives
Infodancer
Speculative Fiction
GunBlogBlackList
John Lott
Confiscation

Categories

FeedBoomershoot 2008 

Most Popular

Featured Posts

Let's end junk lawsuits


For you, it's a baseball bat, maybe the one your kid uses at the sand lot. Or the one you drag out of the closet every summer when that softball league at the office forces you to resolve to get more exercise. It's a recreational device in your hands, but in the hands of a criminal, a potentially deadly instrument. Baseball bats, after all, are among the most frequently used assault weapons in America.

So, when someone maims a victim with that slugger in a robbery, or breaks through a car window to abduct a frightened woman, or enforces a gang's turf with it, would it be right for big city mayors to drag sporting goods companies through lawsuits in the courts and threaten them with ruin because a crook used their bat? What if you were sued because a bat stolen from your house was used in a crime?

That's what happened beginning in 1998 when the first of more than 30 lawsuits were filed against the firearms industry.


This entry was published 2005-09-24 10:43:35.0 by matthew@triggerfinger.org and last updated 2005-09-24 10:43:35.0. [Tweet]

Recent Entries

Most Popular

Featured Entries

Related Categories

comments powered by Disqus
If you would like to receive new posts by email:

I am not a lawyer, and nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice. this site is run on custom blog software and is being actively developed. Please be forgiving of errors.


This website is an Amazon affiliate and will receive financial compensation for products purchased from Amazon through links on this site.