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Gun free zones, and their responsibilities

Here’s an interesting discussion topic. If you are shot by a criminal in a gun free venue, is the venue responsible? I myself avoid gun free venues, but in this case it looks like she was there for work.

Family Of Murdered Singer Files Lawsuit Against “Gun Free” Venue Where She Was Shot

On June 10, 2016, American singer- songwriter, Christina Grimmie, was shot and killed by 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl while she was singing autographs following her performance with Before You Exit at The Plaza Live in Orlando. Loibl was tackled by Grimmie’s brother, but the gunman broke free, backed against a wall, and shot himself dead.

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The theater where Grimmie was performing was a gun-free theater. Now, the Grimmie family has filed a lawsuit against the theater, claiming negligent security on the part of the venue. The premise of the lawsuit is if a property owner bans law abiding citizens with guns, then the property owner should be responsible if a tragedy like this one occurs.

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