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Wed Feb 24, 2021, 01:56 PM

NRA sues New York attorney general, says she wants to destroy 'political enemy'

Source: Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Rifle Association filed a countersuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James, saying she lacks authority to invoke state laws governing nonprofits in her zeal to destroy the gun rights group.

In a Tuesday night court filing, the NRA, which filed for bankruptcy last month, accused James of "weaponizing" her powers to pursuing a "blatant and malicious retaliation campaign" against it because she dislikes what it stands for.

James' office did not immediately respond on Wednesday to requests for comment.

The attorney general had sued the NRA and Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre last August, saying the nonprofit diverted millions of dollars to fund luxurious trips for officials, no-show contracts for associates, and other questionable expenses.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/nra-sues-new-york-attorney-general-says-she-wants-to-destroy-political-enemy/ar-BB1dYvbn?li=BBnb7Kz



The state attorney general lacks authority to invoke the state's laws? That's even worse than the good guy with a gun argument.

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Reply NRA sues New York attorney general, says she wants to destroy 'political enemy' (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 24 OP
Miguelito Loveless Feb 24 #1
lapfog_1 Feb 24 #2
marble falls Feb 24 #3
poli-junkie Feb 24 #4
Midnight Writer Feb 24 #7
Under The Radar Feb 24 #5
Martin68 Feb 24 #9
Mopar151 Feb 24 #6
Martin68 Feb 24 #8

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 01:58 PM

1. Must remember that argument if I am ever in troubl with the police

I must sue them as they "lack the authority to invoke the law".

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:02 PM

2. "weaponizing" her powers

from the NRA.

I see Irony is not dead. Possibly shot but not dead.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:05 PM

3. Who's their attorney, Sydney Powell?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:20 PM

4. How Trumpian to counter-sue

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Response to poli-junkie (Reply #4)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:39 PM

7. Exactly. They will stretch it out for years. Justice delayed is justice denied.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:23 PM

5. Basically the NRA is taking the "witch hunt" position.

Seems that they keep seeking legal counsel of Donald Trump Esq.

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Response to Under The Radar (Reply #5)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 07:38 PM

9. That's all they got? Good luck!

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:34 PM

6. The lawyers had to do something!

To earn their lofty retainers, if nothing else.......

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 07:38 PM

8. The problem with the NRA's suit is that if the evidence shows the NRA missed funds for the benefit

of their board members, it is irrelevant whether the NRA is a "political enemy." I'd like to see how the NRA would try to prove that the they are a victim of a vendetta against a political enemy.

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