NRA Loses Court Battle To Escape NY Attorney General

Law & Crime reports:

The National Rifle Association cannot transfer, stay or dismiss the New York Attorney General’s lawsuit filed in Manhattan seeking its dissolution, a judge ruled on Thursday.

“Today’s order reaffirms what we’ve known all along: the NRA does not get to dictate if and where they will answer for their actions,” Attorney General Letitia James (D) said in a statement following the ruling. “We thank the court for allowing our case to move forward and look forward to holding the NRA accountable.”

Attorney General James alleges that NRA leader Wayne LaPierre used the group as a “personal piggy bank,” detailing trips on his private jet to the tropics and African safaris with donor money.

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