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New York Sues To Dissolve The NRA

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New York Sues To Dissolve The NRA

New York Sues To Dissolve The NRA

New York Attorney General Letitia James has announced she will attempt to dissolve the NRA.

The NRA, or National Rifle Association, has been accused of breaking the law, says CNN.

It's senior leadership is accused of violating laws governing non-profit groups.

They are also accused of using millions from the organization's reserves for personal use and tax fraud.

James has alleged that current and former NRA leadership "instituted a culture of self-dealing mismanagement".


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