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While there are laws in America that prevent frivolous lawsuits against gun makers there are no such laws in Mexico. 

Currently the Mexican government is suing several gun manufacturers because they believe that these manufacturers have aided the cartels. The companies that are being sued include Glock, Smith & Wesson, Sturm Ruger, and Beretta. 

Interestingly Sig Sauer is not a part of the lawsuit, some speculate that this is because the Mexican government plans on spending millions with the company in an upcoming deal. 

Sig Sauer has recently tried to get approval from the US government over a deal where they plan to sell millions of dollars worth of automatic rifles to Mexico’s military. This deal might fall through at the approval level because last time the United States approved an arms deal with the Mexican government those firearms ended up in the hands of the cartel.

More on the lawsuit from Bearing Arms: 

I’m of the opinion that if Mexico wants to sue the firearms industry in the United States for causing cartel violence in Mexico, then the firearms industry should tell the López Obrador administration to go pound sand and refuse to do any business with the country’s military forces or law enforcement agencies.

I don’t believe that Sig Sauer was aware of the Mexican government’s plans to sue their fellow gun makers before it happened, but now that the lawsuit is a matter of public record, I’m curious to see if the company will revisit their plan to provide millions of dollars worth of rifles to the Mexican Navy or if it will continue to seek Congressional approval for the sale; even as its potential customer sues competitors and seeks billions of dollars in damages. Five million bucks is a lot to leave on the table, but I’d argue that Sig Sauer risks a consumer backlash that could cost them far more if it proceeds with the sale while the lawsuit is still an active threat to the industry (and ultimately, our Second Amendment rights).

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Gene Ralno
Gene Ralno
2 months ago

Such obvious hostility warrants harsh action. I’d recommend the U.S. terminate all trade with Mexico and all nations that trade with Mexico. Mexico would renege on its promise to the likes of Obama and Soros by the time they read the threat. In the mean time, the U.S. should conduct a sweep of all illegal aliens currently in the U.S. and return them to Mexico. Illegal aliens from other nations would need to returned to their homes by Mexico. I’d recommend an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and send them home with the parents who brought them as children.

Rick c
Rick c
2 months ago
Reply to  Gene Ralno

I agree in fact we should go as far as terminate all travel to Mexican resorts , tax all remittances to Mexico from US and seriously think about totally shutting down the border are at least only lettting commercial traffic thru .

John
John
2 months ago

I expect Biden’s DOJ to file a brief in support of the lawsuit..

el huevon
el huevon
2 months ago

We should sue for all the drugs they import into the us with help from the mexican government of course

Bemused Berserker
Bemused Berserker
2 months ago

One of the most corrupt governments In the America’s (and has been for a century+).
We should have annexed Mexico in 1848.
Would have solved a lot of the problems we face today.

ron
ron
2 months ago

Some how we need to make sure any judge or lawyer in the USA that takes a case like that will be tar and feathered

Mike Morgan
2 months ago

As though this was Mexico’s idea. This is just the Marxist Democrats fighting a proxy war without getting their hands dirty. Of course they will support their “neighbor and ally” against those “evil gun manufacturers”, why, they might even file a lawsuit themselves for them exporting weapons of mass destruction to evildoers. If Sig goes through with the sale, they’re toast in the American market, at least for as long as there’s an American market.

Wulf
Wulf
2 months ago

It is clear that Mexico has dumped more than a million illegals with Covid on our border and this is a pay back to the Mexico administration, killing two birds with one stone. Actually, killing more Americans with more illegals! The blue boys and girls accomplish another chip off the Second Amendment, and weaken the gun industry and its supports!
Molon Labe!

Aint So
Aint So
2 months ago

A counters suit of the Mexican government for the ongoing attack upon our southern border enabled by their incompetence would be in order here.

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