By Beth Baumann
Back in March, a lawsuit against Remington was resurrected by Joshua Koskoff, the lawyer for the Sandy Hook victims’ families. The lawsuit aims to hold Remington, the parent company of Bushmaster, responsible for the tragic shooting that occurred in December 2012.
A number of gun rights groups have filed Amicus Curiae Briefs, which literally translates to “friend of the court,” on behalf of Remington. The groups include the Connecticut Citizens Defense League, Gun Owners of America, the National Rifle Association and the National Shooting Sports Foundation.
According to Gun Owners of America, the plantiffs’ brief is similar to a novel:
It is chock full of fanciful and grandiose language, describing the AR-15 style firearms at issue in this case as if they were weapons the likes of which the universe has never seen.1 However, like many novels, these descriptions, while colorful, have little if any basis in reality. Plaintiffs’ brief illustrates the views of those who may never have even laid eyes on the weapons they vilify — much less squeezed off a few rounds at the range, like millions of peaceful, law-abiding Americans regularly do.
The NSSF, which is based in …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms