To curb violence at home, Mexico sues gun-makers in US
For the past 15 years, violence has been on the rise in Mexico due to the growth of organized crime, turf wars, and high rates of impunity. But the Mexican government in August acted to curb another potential factor in the country’s high death toll: It filed suit against a handful of U.S.-based gun manufacturers for their role in the steady flow of arms that cross the border into Mexico each year.
What’s the lawsuit about?
The Mexican government filed a lawsuit on Aug. 4 in Massachusetts federal court against...