It's about time! Somebody needed to step in and protect manufacturers from liability for people intentionally misusing their product. These lawsuits were just attempts at usurping the democratic process by sidestepping legislatures and trying to enact an agenda through the courts.
I'm just tired of all the rhetoric as the media paints this as some type of evil NRA-driven takeover of democracy. It could just as easily have been any other industry. We already saw it work in the tobacco industry, and forces were also lining up to sue fast food companies for making people fat.
You don't sue the Zippo company because an arsonist burns down your house with one of their lighters, and you don't sue Ford because a drunk killed your sister with one of their cars. The makers of Sudafed aren't responsible for meth labs, either. Although I agree that manufacturers should be held liable for defective products, I think we're setting a dangerous precedent if we blame businesses for crimes committed through illegal use of their product.
Like most of you I'm certain, I love to shoot my guns. I enjoy shot after shot all day long at the shooting range… whether it is with one of my Shotguns, one of my rifles, or with my handgun… or when the crosshairs are on a big game animal in a safe shooting scenario. I love to shoot! What I don’t have the same excitement about is cleaning my gun afterwards.Now this is not going to be gun cleaning 101 as every kit comes with its own set of directions and the internet also has a great deal...