The National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR) argued that rival gun-rights group the National Rifle Association (NRA) does not advocate for the constitutional right to keep and bear arms in the U.S. “The NRA is not the Second Amendment,” NAGR President Dudley Brown told Newsweek . “In fact, they have been AWOL from the fight for decades.” Brown’s comments come following New York Attorney General Letitia James’ announcement that her office filed a lawsuit to dissolve the NRA, after a state investigation discovered that members of its senior leadership diverted millions of dollars from the organization’s charitable mission into their own pockets. While Brown thinks that the lawsuit is a “convenient” political persecution and said his organization doesn’t take any delight in James’ prosecution, the gun rights advocate said that exposing the corruption within the organization is important for its members. “Even if a quarter of the claims of fraud and abuse are real, gun owners should be furious,” he said. James’ lawsuit alleges that $64 million were taken from the organization in the span of three years. Brown is not only outraged by the alleged fraud of the NRA, but he is also frustrated by what he believes to… Read full this story
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