The Protection in Lawful Commerce of Arms Act and the Fate of Slide Fire in the Aftermath of Las Vegas

In October of 2005, the Protection in Lawful Commerce of Arms Act (PLCAA) took effect. Its purpose was simple - to shield manufacturers and sellers of qualified products from civil suits brought by victims and/or their families for the misuse of their product. Congress specifically stated in its findings that Businesses in the United States … Continue reading The Protection in Lawful Commerce of Arms Act and the Fate of Slide Fire in the Aftermath of Las Vegas

The Devastating Impact of the Recent Missouri Supreme Court Decision Involving the Protection of Lawful Arms in Commerce

It went largely unnoticed, when the Missouri Supreme Court on April 5, 2016, unanimously reinstated a lawsuit, in reality brought by the Brady Campaign, that a dealer can be sued under a theory of negligent entrustment without the protection of the Protection in Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA - 15 U.S.C. § 7901, et … Continue reading The Devastating Impact of the Recent Missouri Supreme Court Decision Involving the Protection of Lawful Arms in Commerce