Washington, D.C.– Recently, the House of Representatives proposed the “Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act,” which would, “prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers of firearms or ammunition for damages resulting from the misuse of their products by others.”  Although it should not take an act of Congress to prohibit the punishment of innocents, the only alternative is to have U.S. judges actually read the Constitution–an extremist approach that few in Washington could stomach.


The move comes in the wake of several scapegoat-style lawsuits designed to institutionalize the shirking of personal responsibility, while crushing successful businesses in the process.  Just last week, a California judge dismissed a “negligent marketing” lawsuit against several gun manufacturers and distributors, which blamed them for “dumping” guns into areas where criminals and children could buy them.  The suit was filed by San Francisco, Los Angeles, Berkeley, Oakland, West Hollywood, and several other California counties.  These counties also just happen to have the strictest anti-gun laws in the state.   Hmmm.


In what must be completely unrelated news, a Los Angeles police officer was charged today with stealing unlawful “assault” weapons and selling them on the black market…

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