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Can NY Take Down the NRA?

New York Attorney General Letitia James is seeking to dissolve the gun organization. Can she do that?

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New York Attorney General Letitia James surprised many when she announced plans to dissolve the National Rifle Association. James accused the gun lobby, which is headquartered in New York, of mismanaging its finances, claiming that top executives “looted” NRA assets. With the organization’s finances in trouble, and the state AG investigating it for financial misconduct, could this be the end of the National Rifle Association?

Guest: Tim Mak, investigative reporter at NPR.

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, and Danielle Hewitt. Help from Daniel Avis.

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