Journal of Community Health

, Volume 42, Issue 6, pp 1267–1269 | Cite as

Holding Manufacturers of Defective Firearms to Account: Does Restricting Liability Lawsuits Violate the Second Amendment?

  • Neil J. Nusbaum
Original Paper


Judicial and statutory developments since 2005 have placed considerable roadblocks in the way of legal efforts against the epidemic of gun violence in the United States. Although the Second Amendment is most often cited by those opposed to gun control, it offers a potential opportunity to be invoked in support of harm minimization.


Firearms Legislation and jurisprudence Consumer product safety 


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Conflict of interest

The author is a federal employee. Personal opinions are those of the author, not official. There are no conflicts of interest to report.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.West Texas VA Health Care SystemBig SpringUSA

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