By Bob Owens
Former Reagan White House Press Secretary James “Bear” Brady died in August of 2014, with the coroner ruling his death a homicide, 33 years after he was shot. Early last month, his wife Sarah passed after a battled with pneumonia.
Now it appears that the Brady Campaign, the prominent gun control group that devolved into a rarely heard from lawfare group, may have suffered a crippling blow after a frivolous lawsuit. As we noted when their case against LuckyGunner.com was dismissed:
Brady’s attorneys simply had no viable case against the legal protections under federal law as provided by the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA), which prevents harassment and frivolous lawsuits from gun control cultists.
In addition to dismissing the case, the judge found that the plaintiffs owe the companies they attempted to harass an award of “reasonable attorney fees.”
Now we’ve heard that those “reasonable attorney fees” may be in the range of $280,000. Dave Hardy notes that this about 10% of their assets, or 5% of their budget.
Sebastian wonders if this may be a fatal blow for the group.
Are we witnessing the dying gasp of the Brady Center? Let’s hope so. …read more
Via:: Bearing Arms