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New York attorney general sues to dissolve the NRA

August 6, 2020

Via: Fortune

New York attorney general Letitia James announced Thursday that her office had filed a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association to dissolve the organization in its entirety “for years of self-dealing and illegal conduct” that violate New York’s Charity Law.

The NRA is the largest pro-gun organization in the United States, the NRA occasionally alludes to its “five million members” but does not release official figures on dues-paying membership. In 2018, the association reported over $350 million in revenue to the IRS, and spent nearly $10 million supporting and opposing political candidates.

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