M, Late 40's, UK, Married, 2 Teens, IT Career, On Sabbatical
Friday, 10 September 2004
BBC: Gun firms pay out over US snipers
Two gun firms have settled with families of the victims of the Washington DC snipers. It's significant because this is the first time a gun manufacturer in the United States has agreed to pay damages for negligent distribution of weapons. This isn't an admission of liability but still it's a promising step towards bringing some sensibility to gun happy America.