Maine prohibits municipalities from commencing a civil action against “any firearm or ammunition manufacturer for damages, abatement or injunctive relief resulting from or relating to the lawful design, manufacture, marketing or sale of firearms or ammunition to the public.”1 This provision does not prohibit a municipality from bringing an action against a firearms or ammunition manufacturer or dealer for breach of contract or warranty for firearms or ammunition purchased by a municipality.2

See our policy page on Gun Industry Immunity for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

Notes
  1. Me. Stat., 30-A § 2005. ⤴︎
  2. Id. ⤴︎