Think Progress’ Igor Volsky’s embarked on an anti-gun rant earlier today. In one stage of his whiny diatribe, Volsky claimed that legislation signed by President Bush in 2005 gave “immunity” to the gun industry.

Townhall editor Katie Pavlich didn’t allow Volksy’s claims to go unchecked.

Exactly. The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act was intended to provide legal relief for companies whose products were misused by others. In other words, a manufacturer couldn’t be held liable for a criminal act carried out with its product. There is a big difference between misuse and a faulty product. As Pavlich very effectively points out, this could apply to a wide array of industries.

Not that we would want such a fact to get in the way of a politically-driven, baseless attack.

Nope, there sure isn’t.