Supreme Court lets Sandy Hook shooting lawsuit go forward

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday that a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 26 people. The justices rejected an appeal from Remington Arms, which argued it should be shielded by a 2005 federal law preventing most lawsuits against firearms manufacturers when their products are used in crimes. The case is being watched by gun control advocates, gun rights supporters and gun manufacturers across the country because it has the potential to provide a roadmap for victims of other mass shootings to circumvent the federal law and sue the makers of firearms. The…

Supreme Court lets Sandy Hook shooting lawsuit go forward

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday that a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 26 people. The justices rejected an appeal from Remington Arms, which argued it should be shielded by a 2005 federal law preventing most lawsuits against firearms manufacturers when their products are used in crimes. The case is being watched by gun control advocates, gun rights supporters and gun manufacturers across the country because it has the potential to provide a roadmap for victims of other mass shootings to circumvent the federal law and sue the makers of firearms. The…

If the price is right, anyone can meet President Trump

(CNN)President Donald Trump and his team continue to dive into their grab bag of tricks to try to undermine the impeachment inquiry. Whether it’s criticizing the process, insulting witnesses, attacking the whistleblower, or pointing to exculpatory evidence that just doesn’t exist, the next phase of public hearings is likely going to be accompanied by a heavy dose of false advertising by the President and his supporters. Sam Vinograd While global audiences prepare to listen to public testimony, there is already ample indication that making the Trump presidency a pay-to-play operation has created serious risks for US national security. While Trump has denied any quid pro quo, witness testimony…