NRA files for bankruptcy after New York state attorney general seeks to divide gun group

National Rifle Association ridiculed for bankruptcy filing: "We already knew the NRA was bankrupt!"

By Bob Brigham

Published January 15, 2021 7:23PM (EST)

Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the NRA (SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the NRA (SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

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The National Rifle Association on Friday announced that it was declaring bankruptcy.

The NRA is incorporated in New York, and the state's attorney general, Letitia James is seeking to dissolve the group. In response, the NRA is trying to restructure the organization as part of a move to Texas, where the apparently believe they will receive less scrutiny of potential lawbreaking.

Here's some of what people where saying about the situation:


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