Nation Oct 14

Judge tosses Sandy Hook lawsuit against gun maker

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit against gun manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle used by Sandy Hook Elementary school gunman Adam Lanza in a massacre nearly four years ago that killed 26 people in Newtown, Connecticut.

Lawmakers in Colorado have grappled in recent weeks with how to respond to the mass shootings in Aurora and Newtown, Conn. Friday the state senate begins voting on those bills, as well as additional measures that would prevent people who…