A trial date is set for the company that made the gun used in the Sandy Hook tragedy.
A Connecticut judge is allowing the families of nine of the victims, and a teacher who survived the massacre to sue Remington Arms.
That’s the parent company of the maker of the semi-automatic rifle bought legally by the gunman’s mother and used to kill 26 people.
The plaintiffs are arguing the weapon was military grade and should not have been sold to a civilian.
There is a law protecting gunmakers from lawsuits if their gun was used in a crime.
The law does not prevent lawyers for the victims’ families from arguing the case.
The trial is set to take place in April 2018.
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