August 04, 2018

NRA's Future at Risk in NY Courts

Jack Kemp

Gov. Cuomo of New York is engaged in lawfare against the NRA and The Second Amendment, moving to force New York insurance companies to not cover the NRA gun education classes (and other services) under penalty of a stiff fine.

Townhall.com reports that:


The NRA's Future Rests In The Hands of One Court Case. Here's Why.

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Posted: Aug 04, 2018 6:00 AM

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) has filed a collective lawsuit against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D), New York State's Superintendent of Financial Services Maria T. Vullo and the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS).

Why These Defendants?

The NRA claims Cuomo, Vullo and DFS knowingly went to banks and insurance companies to tell them not to work with the pro-gun group, Rolling Stone first reported.

"Simply put, Defendants made it clear to banks and insurers that it is bad business in New York to do business with the NRA," the lawsuit says. "As a direct result of this coercion, multiple financial institutions have succumbed to Defendants’ demands and entered into consent orders with DFS that compel them to terminate longstanding, beneficial business relationships with the NRA, both in New York and elsewhere."

According to the NRA, Everytown for Gun Safety reached out to Cuomo's office in Sept. 2017 over NRA's Carry Guard insurance program. Specifically, Everytown "prompt[ed] a crackdown by sympathetic government officials that would target alleged compliance infirmities in Carry Guard."
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This is a fairly long story and somewhat complicated. But it is readable. Go to the link here.

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