False NRA fraud charges leveled by Democrats show the left is desperate, and deluded

False NRA fraud charges leveled by Democrats show the left is desperate, and deluded

When the newspapers of his day mistakenly rushed to announce his untimely demise, the writer Mark Twain was famously (mis)quoted as saying: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” A federal court has found that, notwithstanding the allegations of malfeasance, the NRA took action rather than stonewalling, and it continues to make improvements. In the wake of the surging criminal use of guns, left-wing politicians and pundits are portending the downfall of the organization that has done the most to protect Second Amendment freedoms, the National Rifle Association of America. They are boasting that they have the legal means to bring the organization down, and indeed are throwing a stream of Hail Mary measures at the courts in an effort to do so. But in fact, these desperate attempts are failing. The latest salvo came Sunday from the Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., who called for the Justice Department to investigate the NRA for its pursuit of an allegedly improper financial reorganization earlier this year. He was referring to the NRA’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in January, which a judge dismissed in May because he concluded that the association’s situation did not meet the grounds for reorganizing under bankruptcy law — far from proof of fraud. Schumer’s request follows on the heels of a lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James to dissolve the NRA. She alleges it has run afoul of state nonprofit law and fails to exhibit good governance. Predictably, Schumer invoked […]

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