Posted 15 March 2019 - 10:17 PM
Here's the overwhelming problem with their argument. The shooter was not the purchaser of the weapon, so it doesn't matter what type of appeal they may have made to him in a commercial. The argument of appealing to "manly" characteristics falls apart because his mom purchased the rifle as the shooter was a prohibited person.
That was my thought on this, as well. The person who purchased the weapon was the shooter's mother, yes? And she locked it up in a safe, only to be murdered by her son, her safe broken into despite her efforts to make sure they were secured, and then the shooter misusing the weapons most likely never having been influenced by any advertising for the firearms in any way.
This is going to end up like that case in the Aurora shooting where the plaintiffs are going to be on the hook for a counter-judgement against them for court costs, where the attorneys and whatever anti-firearm advocacy groups that encouraged them to file this frivolous suit will dump them and abandon any responsibility for the costs.
So, the families get victimized twice, once by the murderer and once by the blood-dancing anti-firearm opportunists taking advantage of their grief and misery.
Edited by ChicagoRonin70, 15 March 2019 - 10:17 PM.
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Who gets to keep and read books? The Media? Or is it the People?
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