Families Of 2 Students Killed In Parkland Sue Gun Maker

Families Of 2 Students Killed In Parkland Sue Gun Maker

Fred Guttenberg, speaks in front of photos of his daughter Jaime who was killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shootings, during a news conference, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Miami. Guttenberg and the family of Alex Schachter, another student killed at Parkland, are suing American Outdoor Brands and the store Tactical Supply, claiming they are complicit in the use of an AR-15 style rifle to kill 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14. The lawsuit also calls into question a 2001 Florida law that prohibits state and local governments from suing gun manufacturers if their products are used in unlawful ways. The law doesn’t mention lawsuits by victims or their families. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) The families of two students killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting are suing the maker and seller of the weapon used in the attack. The families of Jaime Guttenberg and Alex Schachter say American Outdoor Brands and the Tactical Supply store are complicit in the use of an AR-15 style rifle to kill 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday. The lawsuit also calls into question a 2001 Florida law that prohibits state and local governments from suing gun manufacturers if their products are used in unlawful ways. That law doesn’t mention lawsuits by victims or their families. (AP)

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Families of 2 Students Killed In Parkland Sue Gun Maker

Families of 2 Students Killed In Parkland Sue Gun Maker

Also suing the store that sold the weapon FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The families of two students killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shootings are suing the gun manufacturer that built and the store that sold the weapon used in the attack that killed 17. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports the families of Jaime Guttenberg and Alex Schachter are suing American Outdoor Brands and the store Tactical Supply, claiming they are complicit in the use of an AR-15 style rifle to kill 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14. The lawsuit also calls into question a 2001 Florida law that prohibits state and local governments from suing gun manufacturers if their products are used in unlawful ways. The law doesn’t mention lawsuits by victims or their families. ___ Information from: Sun Sentinel , http://www.sun-sentinel.com/

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