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National Rifle Association: American nonprofit organization
The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is a gun rights advocacy group based in the United States. Founded to advance rifle marksmanship, the modern NRA continues to teach firearm safety and competency. The organization also publishes several magazines, and sponsors competitive marksmanship events. According to the NRA, it had nearly 5 million members as of December 2018, though that figure has not been independently confirmed.

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As New York's AG James Targets NRA, Unintended Consequences May Ensue [Video]

As New York's AG James Targets NRA, Unintended Consequences May Ensue

New York Attorney General Letitia James has readied, aimed, and fired her first shot at the National Rifle Association. CNN reports James has launched a stunningly bold suit to dissolve America's top..

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New York Sues To Dissolve The NRA [Video]

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..

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New York sues to break up the NRA [Video]

New York sues to break up the NRA

[NFA] New York state's attorney general sued to dissolve the National Rifle Association on Thursday, alleging senior leaders of the non-profit group diverted millions of dollars for personal use. At..

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New York AG seeks to 'dissolve' NRA with lawsuit [Video]

New York AG seeks to 'dissolve' NRA with lawsuit

New York Attorney General Letitia James sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, alleging senior leaders of the non-profit group diverted millions of dollars for personal use and to buy the..

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In Act of Heresy, N.R.A.’s Former No. 2 Calls for Gun Control

A new book from a controversial former executive accuses the National Rifle Association of “appealing to the paranoia and darkest side of our members.”
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The N.R.A. and Wayne LaPierre’s Next Foe: One of Their Own

As New York’s attorney general moves to dissolve the gun group, a former top executive is releasing a tell-all about how the N.R.A. is “rife with fraud and corruption.”
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"March For Our Lives” co-founder David Hogg on NRA lawsuit and new ad targeting young voters

“March For Our Lives,” the anti-gun-violence group founded by survivors of the Parkland school shooting, is championing the lawsuit New York Attorney General Letitia James filed against the NRA...
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Legal analyst: New York has a "very good case" against the NRA

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The National Rifle Association faces its worst nightmare: accountability

The NRA is facing lawsuits and investigations for possible financial misconduct while losing the influence it once had on American leadership.
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New York attorney general’s office sues National Rifle Association

New York Attorney General Letitia James held a press conference announcing the state’s lawsuit against the National Rifle Association. Jeff Pegues reports.
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Eye Opener: Model predicts nearly 300,000 U.S. COVID-19 deaths by December

A new model predicts U.S. coronavirus deaths will reach nearly 300,000 by December 1. Also, New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association...
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New York AG files lawsuit to dissolve NRA for "fraud and abuse"

The National Rifle Association faces a fight for survival as New York state is suing them for alleged corruption and misspending. Jeff Pegues reports.
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NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

New York's attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to dissolve the powerful gun advocacy organization over allegations that high-ranking executives diverted millions..
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New York Attorney General Sues N.R.A. and Seeks Its Closure

Letitia James seeks to dissolve the National Rifle Association, which was founded in New York, amid corruption allegations.
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NRA lawsuit: NY attorney general accuses Wayne LaPierre, other execs of $64M fraud scheme

New York Attorney General Letitia James is suing to shut down the NRA, accusing execs at the non-profit of a $64 million fraud scheme.
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New York AG seeks to shut down NRA in suit alleging financial crimes

New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed a lawsuit seeking to disband the National Rifle Association, claiming its top officials diverted millions of dollars from the influential gun group for..
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New York attorney general files lawsuit to shut down the NRA

The National Rifle Association has been chartered in New York since the late 19th century, giving Attorney General Letitia James leverage.
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Canada bans assault weapons after mass shooting. The contrast with US inaction is painful.

Large capacity magazines are the real culprit on lethality. If Trump could be convinced to turn against his NRA pals, he should limit their size.
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Wells Fargo's relationship with NRA is 'declining': CEO

Wells Fargo & Co's relationship with firearm lobbying group the National Rifle Association is "declining," Chief Executive Charles Scharf told investors on Tuesday.
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Supreme Court sidesteps major Second Amendment case, a setback for NRA

The justices ruled that New York City's repeal of gun restrictions rendered the case moot. But other Second Amendment cases are in the pipeline.
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Bloomberg launches attack on Sanders' gun control record, says NRA 'paved the road to Washington' for him

"We deserve a president who is not beholden to the gun lobby," Bloomberg said in a series of tweets criticizing Sanders' past votes on gun control.
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New York charges NRA over illegal insurance sales, deceiving members

A New York regulator on Wednesday filed civil charges against the National Rifle Association, accusing the gun rights group of offering insurance without a license and concealing how it routinely kept..
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NRA drops challenge to Los Angeles disclosure law following repeal

The National Rifle Association agreed on Friday to end its lawsuit challenging a Los Angeles law that had required city contractors to disclose their ties to the gun rights group, after the Los Angeles..
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Judge blocks Los Angeles from enforcing NRA disclosure law

A federal judge blocked Los Angeles from enforcing a law requiring contractors seeking to do business with the city to disclose their ties to the National Rifle Association.
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U.S. Supreme Court justices debate whether to dismiss major gun case

The U.S. Supreme Court's consideration of a major gun rights case could end in a misfire, with the justices on Monday debating whether to dismiss a challenge backed by the powerful National Rifle..
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U.S. Supreme Court weighs challenge to New York gun transport limits

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear its first major gun rights case in nearly a decade on Monday in a challenge backed by the National Rifle Association over a now-amended New York City handgun regulation..
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Charles Schwab charitable fund halts donations to NRA

Nation's largest discount brokerage says its donor-advised fund has suspended donations to the gun advocacy group.
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Maria Butina returns to Moscow after serving in a federal prison

Maria Butina is back in Moscow after being deported Friday. She served more than 15 months in a Florida federal prison. She pleaded guilty last year to trying to infiltrate conservative groups,..
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NRA claims victory in lawsuit against San Francisco

NRA withdraws lawsuit against San Francisco over city's resolution labeling gun-rights group a "terrorist organization"
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What Trump and Republicans should learn from Virginia Democrats' gun safety win over NRA

Trump and lawmakers who take their cues from gun lobby need to realize that voters want action, and that the NRA is no longer a political juggernaut.
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Sen. Ernst discusses how tariffs on China would affect American agriculture

Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss NRA political contributions and how tariffs on China would affect American agriculture.
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Maria Butina gives first U.S. interview since being arrested and deported

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The ACLU's surprising new political strategy, modeled in part after the NRA

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Russian agent Butina to be freed from U.S. prison, awaits deportation

Convicted Russian agent Maria Butina is set to be released from a Florida prison on Friday after serving most of her 18-month sentence for conspiring to influence U.S. conservative activists and..
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Gun control advocate: Pushing mandatory buybacks will hand victory to the NRA, again

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Dick's Sporting Goods destroyed $5 million worth of assault rifles, CEO Ed Stack says

Dick's Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack said his company destroyed $5 million worth of assault rifles, driving the NRA and gun reform advocates to Twitter.
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In a Face-off With the N.R.A., San Francisco Blinks

Weeks after the city’s Board of Supervisors declared the National Rifle Association a terrorist organization, the mayor clarifies that the resolution will not change city policy.
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Trump meets with NRA head Wayne LaPierre

LaPierre has spoken with the president in the past couple of months on gun measures, but has been critical of congressional efforts
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Trump Meets With LaPierre to Discuss How N.R.A. Could Support Political Defense

In return for the support, Mr. LaPierre asked that the White House “stop the games” over gun control legislation, people familiar with the meeting said.
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Clashing Senate Reports and New Questions on the N.R.A.

A new report from Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee scours the N.R.A.’s Russia ties, calling the gun group “a foreign asset,” while Republicans reject concerns.
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Who Paid for the N.R.A.’s ‘Special Projects’ Trip to Russia?

Internal emails and a tangle of reimbursements raise new questions about a visit to Russia by N.R.A. board members and supporters.
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The Chairman, ACLU, Genetic Revolution

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Inside the largest African-American gun group: "I'm not goin' down without a fight"

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NRA sues San Francisco over "domestic terrorist organization" label

Claims city's declaration violates its free speech rights for political reasons; city official calls suit "desperate move"
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'We will never stop': NRA sues San Francisco over the city's 'domestic terrorist organization' resolution

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In Texas, a Lone House Democrat Has an ‘A’ Rating From the N.R.A. Can He Survive?

Representative Henry Cuellar is one of only three House Democrats with “A” ratings from the gun lobby. Now he faces a primary challenge from the left.
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