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State Supreme Court To Hear Sandy Hook Parents' Appeal In Gun Lawsuit

State Supreme Court To Hear Sandy Hook Parents' Appeal In Gun Lawsuit

The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from the families of nine victims and one survivor of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against the maker and sellers of the gun used in the slaying that killed 20 children and six adults.

A Superior Court judge had dismissed the lawsuit, saying the gun manufacturer had immunity against a lawsuit under federal law.

"We are grateful that the Connecticut Supreme Court will hear our case immediately," said Nicole Hockley, whose son Dylan was killed in the shooting. "Our goal is and always has been to help prevent the next Sandy Hook, and today is an important step in...

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