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Georgia Court Hands Firearms Makers Major Victory

Thursday, February 14, 2002

In a unanimous decision, the Georgia Court of Appeals has dismissed Atlanta’s case against the firearms industry, ruling not only that state law preempted the suit, but that Atlanta’s case had not “pointed to any instance of unlawful conduct by the gun manufacturers….” Atlanta joins a growing list of cities that have had their lawsuits seeking to hold firearms manufacturers responsible for criminal and accidental shootings dismissed.

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