Over the last couple of years, the Democrats have decided that gun control is no longer a toxic political issue. In fact, they seem to consider it a vital imperative, and support for new restrictions has become something of a litmus test. Presidential candidates Clinton and Sanders have both been strident in calls for new legislation.
One of their primary targets is the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act. The claim is that the PLCAA exempts manufacturers and retailers from any sort of liability for their actions. As Clinton put it,
So far as I know, the gun industry