“The NRA believes the NYAG’s pursuit was fueled by her opposition to the Association and its First Amendment activities in support of the Second Amendment,” 브루어가 말했다. “There is an extraordinary public record that the NYAG, as a candidate, vowed to target the Association — chilling evidence of her motivations toward a political adversary.”
에 2020, 제임스’ office accused the NRA of violating laws governing non-profit groups and that current and former leadership “instituted a culture of self-dealing mismanagement.”
금요일에, James said her office will continue its investigation because “no organization is above the law.”
“오늘, the court reaffirmed the legitimacy and viability of my office’s lawsuit against the NRA for its years of fraud, 남용, and greed. For almost two years, the NRA has tried every trick in the book to avoid culpability for their actions, only to be repeatedly rejected by the courts,” James said in a statement.
코헨 previously blocked
제임스’ attempt to dissolve the organization but allowed her case to move forward in March
당시, Cohen said the attorney general’s lawsuit painted a grim picture of “욕심, self dealing and lax financial oversight” and failed to prove that the alleged mismanagement of money created public harm. Cohen also said dissolving the NRA could affect its members’ free speech rights.
그 동안에, Brewer said parts of the NRA’s counterclaims were rendered moot when Cohen struck down the attorney general’s attempt to dissolve the organization