Court rules Newtown families can proceed with lawsuit against Remington


HARTFORD, CT (WFSB/AP) — On Thursday, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that gun maker Remington can be sued for making the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.

Justices were split on the question, but on Thursday morning the court ruled Remington can be sued over marketing of the rifle used in the Newtown school shooting.

The wrongful death lawsuit against Remington was filed by families of nine victims and one survivor of the school shooting.

Those families asked to be allowed to sue the company for making the Bushmaster rifle that was used in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school.

Twenty children and six educators died during that shooting in December of 2012.

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