Who's Minding The Gun Counter?Loren Berger
When one thinks of guns, one doesn't often think of Kmart Corp. But on Oct. 8, the nation's largest retailer was indisputably linked to the sale of firearms. A Florida jury ordered the company to pay Deborah Kitchen $12.5 million. Kitchen had sued Kmart for recklessly selling a .22- caliber rifle to her former boyfriend, who in 1987 shot her in the neck at point-blank range. She survived--but was rendered a quadriplegic for life.
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