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NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

The New York attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun-advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking executives diverted millions of dollars for lavish personal trips, no-show contracts for associates and other questionable expenditures.

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Screnock releases email to NRA that resulted in endorsement

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock released an email on Monday that he had sent to the National Rifle Association that resulted in winning the group's endorsement, which was announced the day before the Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead earlier this month.

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AG defends concealed carry rules to NRA

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TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen formally defended Wisconsin’s new concealed weapons rules Thursday against complaints from the National Rifle Association that the regulations are too draconian, saying the state Justice Department was well within its authority and helped clarify the law. Van Hollen, a Republican, has spent the last few weeks ...

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Walker approves concealed carry rules (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Friday reluctantly approved temporary rules that would allow Wisconsin’s new concealed carry law to take effect next month, bucking complaints from the National Rifle Association that the regulations are too strict. The state Justice Department has been scrambling to craft administrative rules enacting the law before ...

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Wis. AG defends concealed carry rules

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is defending the state Justice Department’s concealed carry regulations. The Justice Department is drafting rules to enact a new law that allows Wisconsin residents to carry concealed weapons. The National Rifle Association sent Van Hollen a letter Wednesday accusing the DOJ of going beyond the law’s intent by imposing a minimum ...

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