US gun website sued (ArmsList)


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Reloadron
December 13, 2012, 01:33 PM
Looks like ArmsList is the latest target of Sara Brady's friends.

US gun website sued for alleged ties to slayings. (http://news.msn.com/us/us-gun-website-sued-for-alleged-ties-to-slayings-3)

Typically as always failing to place blame where it belongs.

Ron

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coloradokevin
December 13, 2012, 02:12 PM
That's unfortunate. Another case of misplaced blame by the anti-gun movement.

I've noticed in recent years that it has become harder and harder to facilitate face-to-face private party sales of firearms via the internet/classified ads. Person-to-person private party sales have been a part of gun-owning culture since before I was born, and the internet just provided a new way for buyers and sellers to meet each other.

Attacks on these basic means of trade have been coming at us for well over a decade now, probably ever since the politicized "gun show loophole" in the wake of the Columbine shooting. There never was a gun show loophole, and there's no way a reasonable person would blame Armslist for the actions of a deranged killer. But, we're lawyering ourselves to death here in America, so I suppose this really shouldn't come as a surprise to me.

mr.scott
December 13, 2012, 02:23 PM
It's been upheld as a constitutional right. I really don't care what the Brady bunch says. Armslist needs to counter sue for libel.
Though I wonder if I can get a politician to propose a bill to make mandatory background checks for the purchase of anything that can be used to spread freedom of speech?

Al Thompson
December 13, 2012, 02:36 PM
Already running in Legal. :)

http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=689033

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