Gun Sellers' Liability Immunity Challenged in Alaska

An Alaska family is appealing a federal law preventing gun sellers for being sued for crimes committed with their wares, citing the 10th Amendment


Recent deadly shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado reignited calls for more gun control in the United States, but one element has been largely missing from the debate: Should gun makers or sellers be held liable?

A 2005 law that protects the gun industry from certain lawsuits has been challenged in Alaska in case that may give gun-control activists their next chance to test the law before the U.S. Supreme Court.