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Supreme Court allows families of Sandy Hook shooting victims to sue gunmaker Remington; The court turned down an appeal from the gun industry intended to block the lawsuit.

Nov 12, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down a request from the gun industry intended to block a lawsuit from families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims.

The decision lets stand a groundbreaking ruling from the Connecticut Supreme Court that said the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle can be sued and potentially held liable for the 2012 massacre in Newtown, Conn.

The Supreme Court declined to review the ruling without comment from any indivi...