Supreme Court Verdict: NRA Prevails in Free Speech Battle

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An NRA sign is seen outside the track of the NASCAR Sprint Cup series, Friday April 12, 2013. The National Rifle Association, on Monday, May 20, 2024, elevated executive Doug Hamlin as CEO of the gun-rights lobbying group, months after the resignation of longtime leader Wayne La Pierre. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp, File)
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The Supreme Court has sided with the National Rifle Association (NRA) in a legal battle against former New York official Maria Vullo, in a conflict intertwined with the aftermath of the tragic 2018 Parkland school shooting.

The NRA contends that Vullo’s efforts to sever ties with the gun rights group following the Parkland tragedy violated its free speech rights under the First Amendment. Conversely, Vullo argues that her actions were necessary, regulatory measures addressing concerns over insurance products offered by the NRA in New York.

The ruling underscores the intricate interplay between constitutional rights, government coercion and regulatory enforcement in the aftermath of significant events, and intersects constitutional freedoms and regulatory practices.


Click play to listen to the report from AURN White House Correspondent Ebony McMorris. For more news, follow @E_N_McMorris & @aurnonline.

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