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Friday, July 19th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Supreme Court rules unanimously that NRA can sue former N.Y. official

The unanimous Supreme Court ruling favoring the NRA reverses a lower-court decision tossing out the gun rights group’s lawsuit against ex-New York state Department of Financial Services Superintendent, Maria Vullo. (Stock photo)

A unanimous Supreme Court on May 30 cleared the way for a National Rifle Association lawsuit against a former New York state official over claims she pressured companies to blacklist it following the 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Giving the NRA a new chance to prove its case, Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote that “the critical takeaway is that the First Amendment prohibits government officials from wielding their power selectively to punish or suppress speech.”

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