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NRA Statement on NYSRPA's Response to New York City's Travel Ban

Monday, April 22, 2019

NRA Statement on NYSRPA's Response to New York City's Travel Ban

Fairfax, Va. - Chris W. Cox, executive director of NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action, issued the following statement today in support of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association’s response to New York City’s feeble attempt to stop the lawsuit over the city’s unconstitutional firearm travel ban:

“New York City’s problem is they think they’re regulating a privilege instead of a fundamental, constitutional right. The city’s attempt to slightly modify its unconstitutional law is a nakedly transparent delay tactic.  We are confident that the U.S. Supreme Court will reject New York’s shenanigans and allow the case to proceed.”

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.