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Oregon senators call for gun control after Roseburg shooting

...for mandatory background checks on all gun sales. Federal law requires background checks for sales through licensed gun dealers, but private person-to-person transactions are excluded.They also want to improve the database of people prohibited...
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Letter: Second Amendment rights: Everyone should have a gun

...executive action forcing typical average Americans who sell more than 50 guns per year to be treated the same as any other gun dealer! This will require them to have background checks done on every single person they sell guns to!Next Obama will undoubtedly...
Rayco trial result is a disappointment

...two-week trial, a Juneau jury on June 15 found gun dealer Ray Coxe not liable for the death of a national campaign against "bad apple" gun dealers, the small number of gun dealers like Rayco Sales that are the source of the...
Empire Editorial: Rayco jury's decision was the right call

...Coxe would be sued for gross negligence. The federal Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, however, shields gun dealers from those claims. That protection disappears if someone sells a gun illegally, which is what the recent trial was...
Witnesses to 9-year-old murder testify in court

...nine years ago, testified in court Monday for the Juneau jury hearing a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the local gun dealer who allegedly sold Coday the rifle illegally. The re-telling of the story - and subsequent emotional testimony from...
Gun store owner: 'I don't sell guns illegally' cameras that taped the transaction were destroyed to hide the evidence, he said."How can a federally licensed gun dealer let a fugitive from justice who cannot legally buy a gun simply lay his money down on the counter and walk out of his...
Eight years later, gun shop trial to begin

...the case, ruling that Coxe was shielded from liability under a federal law that largely prohibits lawsuits against gun dealers for injury caused by the misuse of firearms.The plaintiffs - represented by local attorney Mark Choate and co-counsel...
Gun shop trial re-scheduled for May

...Court. The high court considered whether a federal law, the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which protects gun dealers from being liable if a gun they sold is used to injure someone, was constitutional. The high court ruled it was but...
Jury orders murderer to pay victim's family

...awarded $10 million in damages by a jury on Monday - but not from the man they wanted.After the jury found Juneau gun dealer Ray Coxe was not liable for the for the August 2006 shooting death of 26-year-old Simone Young Kim - and that convicted...
Jury finds Ray Coxe not responsible for murder

Local gun dealer Ray Coxe, accused of selling a firearm...Arms Act, or PLCAA for short - shields guns dealers and manufacturers from claims of being pushed by the gun industry, gun dealers and manufacturers have this unique protection...


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