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How Gun Manufacturers Evade Responsibility for Mass Shootings

1 month ago   |   By The New Republic

The series of events that inspired a prosecutor in Michigan to charge a school shooter's parents with involuntary manslaughter are staggering.
The gun with which 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley allegedly killed four classmates at
Oxford High School in Oxford, Michigan, had been an early Christmas gift, purchased by his father the day after Thanksgiving while the teenager stood at his side. “My new beauty,” Crumbley called it on social media , and it was stored, unlocked, in his parents' room for less than a week before he brought it to school. The day before the November 30 shooting, a teacher...
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