"Lawsuits against firearms manufacturers and dealers are few and far between since such businesses are generally protected under federal law from charges when their weapons are used to commit crimes. However, the city argues such protections do not apply when the businesses violate federal gun laws by selling weapons to people they know to be felons."
Kansas City Sues Gun Manufacturer for Illegal Trafficking in First Such Suit in Ten Years | National Review
Kansas City, Mo. announced Tuesday that it is filing suit against a gun manufacturer and several firearms dealers, accusing the group of running a trafficking ring that supplied guns to known felons. The public nuisance lawsuit, filed in Jackson County Circuit Court, marks the first time a U.S.