U.S. Rep. Jason Crow, a freshman from Aurora, was amongst a number of Democratic lawmakers who on Tuesday launched a measure that goals to repeal a 2005 legislation that protects the gun trade from legal responsibility after prison shootings, the proponents mentioned.
The Equal Entry to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act would repeal the 2005 Safety of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA), which protects gun producers, distributors and sellers from civil lawsuits if their merchandise are utilized in fee of a criminal offense.
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., are the principle sponsors of the most recent model of the invoice – as they’ve been prior to now.
They once more launched the measure, which Schiff first launched in 2013, alongside former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Everytown for Gun Security President John Feinblatt, who additionally contributed cash Tuesday morning for state Rep. Tom Sullivan, D-Centennial, to combat a recall effort that was pulled later Tuesday morning.
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