Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s Bruen decision last year that lifted restrictions on carrying firearms in public, Maryland legislators are shifting their attention to holding gun manufacturers liable for illegal use of firearms. In the upcoming legislative session, legislators in Maryland plan to revive a bill focused on extending tort liability to the gun industry, a plan of action lawmakers hope doesn’t depend on the court’s rulings on the Second Amendment.
Hemmed in by Supreme Court, Md. lawmakers turn focus to gun manufacturer liability
December 11, 2023