No one is safe in 2020 including maybe the most prominent special interest group, the NRA. The attorney general of New York has announced they are trying to dissolve the NRA due to misuse of funds. Remember the NRA is a NON-PROFIT meaning they are granted tax-exempt status because surplus is supposed to go to furthering their objectives. It seems that the NRA has allegedly spent $64 million the past three years on private jets, personal trips and expensive dinners.
Top executives at the NRA including their CEO Wayne LaPierre have been named in the lawsuit as violent offenders of non-profit protections. As mentioned earlier the NRA holds immense power not only in Washington but in municipalities across the nation. Americans love guns and they are willing to become a member of and donate to the NRA because they want their rights protected. While the NRA does fight for those rights, it seems like the are also hopping on PJ’s to eat late dinners at Nobu.
Frankly I’m not sure if New York’s attorney general has jurisdiction to disband the group nationwide but there is a giant possibility she will be able to in her state. Additionally this can even travel up to the Supreme Court and become a federal issue. The two main takeaways from this are
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