Newsom Signs Bill Allowing Victims To Sue Gunmakers

Los Angeles’s NBC affiliate reports:

Californians affected by gun violence will soon be able to sue firearm manufacturers and sellers for the harm done by those weapons.

The change comes after California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1594, co-authored by state Assemblymembers Phil Ting of San Francisco, Mike A. Gipson of Carson, and Chris Ward of San Diego.

The bill — now a new law — “allows individuals, local governments and the California Attorney General” to take legal action against gun manufacturers and gun sellers, according to a release about the bill.

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