New York Democrats Seek to Sue Gun Makers With New Legislation
- Jun 02, 2021
- The Epoch Times
Democratic lawmakers in New York state are aiming to propose legislation that would make it possible to file lawsuits against gun manufacturers. Sen. Zellnor Myrie, a Democrat who represents an area in New York City, said he is sponsoring legislation to allow New York residents to sue gun manufacturers who “don’t take steps to prevent their products from being sold and purchased illegally," WSKG-TV reported. “I again ask this industry: what are you going to do about your products that are killing our people? You have experienced record profits this past year … and while you make record profits, we experienced record death," he said. The proposal comes amid a surge in shootings and homicides in New York City, according to data from the New York City Police Department, although conservatives and police unions have said that the rise in anti-police rhetoric and calls to "defund the police" starting last ...