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Should gun makers pay the cost of gun violence?

Asked by: wolfsonic
  • Yes they should

    Then we will be 1 step closer to peace and police can use tazors to the criminals and like I said we will be a step closer to world peace so YES THEY SHOULD vote for yes for peace and no one will be that scared about getting shot will they?

  • Hi i'm bob

    No they should not be paying for that because a guy killed someone. It is the gun owners fault because he is the one who decided he was going to kill someone. Maybe if they make false bullets that would be there fault if the gun backfires. So that means it would be the gun makers fault if that happened.

  • Partially they should

    Partially gun manufacturers should have to pay for the damages their products inflict, like anyone else. Expecting or trying to force individual gun owners to do so is ridiculous and simply repressive. However targeting certain manufactors and corporations would have far more reaching societal effects while still preserving the freedom to own firearms.

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  • No I vote for no

    People who use guns are responsible for their actions. Also if a cop uses a gun and kills somebody because there doing a crime you cant sue the gun maker the cop killed someone bad. I'm on the no team its also no fair to the gun makers. Its just not their fault

  • Yes They Should

    Gun violence has been an international issue for many years, but when you find the buyer innocent, you point the finger at the seller. People who sell guns are being persecuted by some individuals who think they should pay the price for other people’s behavior. They say gun sellers should pay the price for the buyers gun violence, to which i give a large disagreement. These reasons I shall present contradict the minority who believe this idiosyncrasy. The reasons are that gun owners cannot tell the personality of an individual, the buyers should be responsible for their own actions, and the gun makers aren’t the ones pulling the trigger on the firearm.

  • Yes i agree

    Then we will be 1 step closer to peace and police can use tazors to the criminals and like I said we will be a step closer to world peace so YES THEY SHOULD vote for yes for peace and no one will be that scared about getting shot will they?
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  • Of course they should.

    Because they made the gun in the first place, hundreds are dead because of them. Yes, the consumer bought it so they can kill these innocent people, but the manufacturer let the murderer have the privilege to do this. I think that in order to help gun violence stop a bit more, the makers should pay so they have less to make the guns anyway

  • Yes who profits

    Yes, anyone who puts a dollar in their pocket. Go ahead sell guns, sell ammo. You profit ,you pay . Keep them legal if you want. However any person or business that sells ( PROFITEER ) has a responsibility. NRA included. Again you profit you pay. And good luck sleeping

  • It's Completely Illogical

    If you get into a car accident with another driver, do you go to sue Toyota? No, because Toyota is not responsible for the actions of its consumers. The same rule applies here. If gun manufacturers had to be responsible for all their buyers, no one would ever dare to sell guns.

  • Should Drain-O be at fault if someone chugs a bottle and kills themselves?

    No! The idea that a manufacturer should be held responsible for misuse of their product is ridiculous. Gun manufacturers already have to jump through so many hoops to avoid being sued and they don't need more. The gun industry supports countless jobs and small businesses in the United States, and the loss or restriction of these companies would hurt the country.

  • No no no

    The person that buys the gun gets to use the gun in any way they want. The person that does the crime should pay the crime they made. Uy uy g y y y y y y y yy y y y y y y y yy y y y

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  • So I got a bat...

    But, Say if someone was to kill your Daughter with a Baseball Bat, Should the manufacturer f that baseball bat be held accountable.

    This afluanza kid that killed four people with a car, Should the manufacturer of that car be held accountable. Or the retail store that sold that car

    Should the manufacture of a hunting knife that was used to kill someone be held accountable????

  • Should car makers be accountable for all carnage on the highways?

    People are responsible for their individual actions. Gun manufacturers have no more control over use of their products than do automotive manufacturers over how their vehicles are used. Or maybe it's the highway builders responsibilities, or the gasoline producers. Without eye and ear protection, many would not shoot a weapon so maybe we should go after the producers of the associated safety gear rather than the actual gun manufacturers.

  • People are responsible!

    People are responsible for their own actions! Cars can't run over people by themselves! Guns can't kill people by themselves! The person operating the car, the gun, the knife, the bat to hurt or kill people is responsible for their actions!
    You can not place blame on inanimate objects! And you should not be able to hold the manufactures responsible for the actions of people! I guess since the people killing have no money to sue for, people want to sue the manufactures since they do have some money! That's what it seems to be about! Along with the government wanting to attack our second Ammendment. Rights by hurting the gun industry and making it difficult for them to stay in business due to frivolous lawsuits!

  • TORT Run Amok

    Now I know I'm in the minority here but I think we need to limit gun ownership to the "well regulated militia" like states national guard. However, holding gun manufacturers for making guns (their 100% legal business) that operate exactly as the weapon is supposed to (not misfiring, jamming, etc), liable for crimes a random gun owner commits is the very opposite of what product liability laws are on the books for. It seems an improper co-opting of a law to serve partisan views because we can't grow a concensus to simply limit gun ownership.

  • Holding gun manufactures responsible is stupid.

    All were doing is playing a stupid blame game and this is what it is. Gun manufactures have no controll over the actions of people who use guns. And nor should they. If we do this then we better hold car manufactures responsible for drive by shootings,car bombs, hit and runs,get away cars

  • That's not how it works!

    I can understand a car manufacturer being responsible, if a fault in the engineering or manufacturing causes a fatal car accident, because it's something their testing should prevent. But to say that a gun manufacturer is responsible for the deaths of gun violence is not something they can prevent (other than closing up shop and not making guns). If they are liable for a murderers actions with a gun, then would a knife manufacturer be responsible for an assault in which a victim is stabbed?

    Are hammer manufacturers responsible for misuse of the tool, if someone uses a hammer as blunt weapon to beat someone to death with. Same for baseball bats and any damn object you can do harm to another person with.

    The actions of an individual using a product are not the fault of that products manufacturer, just the individual.

    If the gun malfunctioned during legal use, due to a manufacturing or design defect that led to injury of the user or a third party, then, and only then, would the gun manufacturer have any liability.


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