The Gun Immunity Bill and the Future of Gun Control

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Congress is about to protect the gun industry against civil lawsuits. Opponents call it -The Bulls Eye Bill,- after the Bulls Eye Gun Shop that lost track of the rifle later used by the Washington, DC snipers to kill 12 people. Victims- attorneys say lawsuits accusing the shop of negligence would have to be dropped if the bill passed, and passage is likely, with support from the President and leading Democrats. America-s gun industry says it-s at risk of being driven out of business by victims' claims of negligence against gun shops and gun makers. Some 33 cities and New York State have sued to demand compensation for public health and other costs they attribute to gun violence. We look at the future of gun control with journalists, proponents and opponents, including attorneys and the Mayor of Gary, Indiana.
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State Department's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs

Contreras' report on looting in Port au Prince

Protection in Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (H 1036)

The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)

Don't Lie for the Other Guy Program (National Association of Firearms Retailers)

Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on preventing, responding to sexual assault in the military

Denver Post article on Congressional hearings into sexual assault in the military



Warren Olney