If Hillary Clinton assumes the presidency and somehow manages to overturn or negate the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Firearms Act — a goal that she advocates in this tweet — she will destroy the U.S. firearms industry. The cost of defending lawsuits attempting to hold manufacturers liable for the criminal use of their otherwise legal products would be crippling.
It’s highly likely that Mrs. Clinton would try to single-handedly strike down an act of Congress. If, however, the Republicans lose one or both houses in the next election, the legislative repeal of the PLCFA becomes possible, if not inevitable. And then there’s the Supreme Court….
Gunmakers are blameless when bad guys use their guns — in the same way that automobile manufacturers are not responsible for injuries and fatalities caused by drunk drivers. “Holding them accountable” is code for destroying them. That is all.