Wyoming leaders invite NRA to relocate operations to ‘pro-Second Amendment’ state

Wyoming leaders invite NRA to relocate operations to ‘pro-Second Amendment’ state

Mead Russell West poses with a copy of the U.S. Constitution at a gun rally Saturday, April 14, 2018, in front of the Wyoming Supreme Court in Cheyenne, Wyo. About 100 people took part including a handful openly carrying firearms. (The Center Square) – Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon and Secretary of State Ed Buchanan recently sent a letter to the National Rifle Association inviting the gun advocacy group to relocate its operation to their state. In the letter , the state leaders welcome the NRA to consider transferring the organization from Fairfax, Va. to Wyoming, citing its low taxes. They added that the state’s population strongly supports the Second Amendment and its land offers many outdoor opportunities. “Wyoming citizens value our state’s customs, culture and pro-Second Amendment laws. We will always protect personal freedoms, and those of businesses involved in the firearms industry,” Gordon said in a statement.“All of this, plus our great hunting and other outdoor opportunities, make Wyoming an ideal place for the National Rifle Association to consider home.” The NRA attempted to move its New York location to Texas after the organization declared bankruptcy in January. New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against the NRA last summer, ultimately attempting to put it out of business. The ongoing suit accuses the organization of corruption including the diversion of millions of dollars to officials like Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre. Last month, a federal judge dismissed the NRA’s bankruptcy case, which would have evaded the […]

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