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Distribution of answers submitted by Constitution Party.
Yes, as long as the losing party pays all legal fees, it’s our constitutional right to sue anyone for any reason
Yes, any business should be held liable if the primary use of its product is for illegal activity
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jan 28, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about Gun Liability
In 2005, Congress passed the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA). The law protects gun manufacturers and dealers from being held liable when crimes have been committed with their products. The law was passed in response to a series of lawsuits filed against the gun industry in the late 1990s which claimed gun-makers and sellers were not doing enough to prevent crimes committed with their products. Proponents of the law argue that lawsuits will discourage gun manufacturers from supplying stores who sell guns that end up being used in violent crimes. Opponents argue that gun manufacturers are not responsible for random acts of violence committed with their products. See recent gun liability news
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Absolutely not. This is asinine and comparable to suing a hammer maker because you smashed your thumb. Even if someone smashed someone elses thumb, on purpose. It is not the fault of the tool maker. It is the responsibility of each person to handle those
... 3 years ago from a Constitution in Bremerton, WA
No, it's not there fault there product is used by a crazy person to kill people, and what about the victims who were saved by using a gun for self defense?. 3 years ago from a Constitution in La Presa, CA
No, firearms manufacturers have NO control over how gun owners use firearm - and should not be held liable for things outside of their control. (Just like a car manufacturer cannot stop those who buy their cars from driving drunk.)
Gun dealers should... 3 years ago from a Constitution in Bountiful, UT
No, the business that sold the firearm and manufacturer that produced the firearm did not use the firearm to harm the victim. The victim cannot hold the manufacturer accountable for the actions of a customer. That would be like a homeowner holding their... 3 years ago from a Constitution in Piney Green, NC
No they give fair warning, and encourage gun safety. 3 years ago from a Constitution in Bow Mar, CO