Attorney General James' Statement on Reports of NRA Lawsuit Related to COVID-19

Posted to Applied Web NY on Thu, 04/02/2020 - 21:18

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James issued the following statement in response to news reports that the National Rifle Association (NRA) is planning to file a lawsuit against the state of New York over its decision to deem gun retailers as non-essential businesses subject to closure during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health crisis:

“Everyone — including the NRA — must follow the law and all executive orders of New York. We will aggressively defend the state against yet another legal assault by the NRA.”

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