TITLE

Tort Reform At Gunpoint

AUTHOR(S)
Quindlen, Anna
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Newsweek;5/5/2003, Vol. 141 Issue 18, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers opinion on the House of Representatives passage of a bill titled 'Reckless Lawsuit Preemption Legislation' sponsored by the National Rifle Association (NRA). How the store that sold guns to the Washington D.C. snipers could not provide accurate information on the sale of those guns; View of the author that the gun industry will receive special protection from lawsuits; Author opinion on the impact and influence the NRA has on elected officials; Details of an agreement between gunmakers Smith & Wesson with the government with respect to safety measures; Estimated loss of business at Smith & Wesson as the result of their deal with the government.
ACCESSION #
9621513

 

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