“It would set a terrible precedent. If the Sacklers are allowed to use bankruptcy to escape the consequences of their actions, it would be a roadmap for other powerful bad actors.” NPR: 24 States Mount Legal Fight To Block Sackler Bid For Opioid Immunity. “A negotiated settlement could preempt years of costly litigation — the Sacklers deny any wrongdoing — and might accelerate financial aid to communities struggling to recover from an opioid epidemic that has already cost more than 450,000 lives.” (How do you give a deal to a company behind a product that killed 450,000 people? Imagine knowingly releasing Covid-19, seeing its death toll, and then responding by releasing more, over and over. That’s the opiate crisis.)