NY AG Letitia James Seeks to Dissolve the NRA, Citing Fraud and Abuse

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“The NRA’s influence has been so powerful that the organization went unchecked for decades while top executives funneled millions into their own pockets,” said attorney general of New York Letitia James. (Matt Cohen / Flickr)

Following an 18-month investigation into the National Rifle Association (NRA), New York Attorney General Letitia James took action on Thursday to dissolve the organization, which she argued is “fraught with fraud and abuse.”

In a press conference, James announced she was filing a lawsuit against the NRA, along with four individuals affiliated with the organization, including Wayne LaPierre, the chief executive. Others named in the lawsuit are Wilson Phillips, Joshua Powell and John Frazer.

James and the lawsuit filed in the New York Supreme Court allege that the NRA and its leaders have, for years, “instituted a culture of…

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