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Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

Repealing the Gun Industry's Unacceptable Liability Shield

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics
Rep. Adam Schiff

In 2005, Congress passed the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) -- a law that the National Rifle Association described as "the most significant piece of pro-gun legislation in twenty years." This is not an exaggeration.

End Gun Violence by Repealing Not Enacting Legislation

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 08.28.2016 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

I have no doubt that some additional legislation, such as background checks, will help stem the tide of this endless gun violence. But the real answer is in repealing existing legislation -- the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.

Monsant-Oh No!

Alex Palombo | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics
Alex Palombo

The Monsanto Protection Act is a continuation on the trend of corporations getting away with shafting their customers out of millions, leaving consumers worse for the wear and letting corporations off scot-free.

Does the NRA Hold a Gun to Congress' Head?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

As incredulous as it may seem, thanks to Congress, gun victims and their families cannot sue gun manufacturers, but the shooter could if his gun did not work properly. So if history is any predictor of the future, the talk of new gun control legislation by Congress is likely to go nowhere.

Ben Hallman

How Gun Lobby Prevents Justice For Newtown Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Business

The massacre of schoolchildren in Connecticut may yield new laws to limit the availability of military-style assault weapons. But one thing the latest...