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On Friday, July 19, 2013, the Kansas Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling in the case Shirley v. Glass (Case No. 102570), finding that gun dealers must use the highest standard of care when selling weapons, and that dealers can be held liable for violating gun laws under negligence per se. Both rulings were first-of-their kind decisions in the state of Kansas. Jonathan Lowy, Director of the Legal Action Project at the Brady Center, argued the case and praised the ruling as a “landmark victory that will help victims of gun violence in Kansas and across the country.”

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For Immediate Release
April 24, 2013
Contact: media [at] bradynetwork [dot] org

Chicago, IL – The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence today is serving a lawsuit on behalf of the family of Thomas E. Wortham IV, who was murdered with a trafficked gun outside his parents’ home on May 19, 2010 in Chatham, Chicago...