Legal analyst: New York has a "very good case" against the NRA

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New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to dissolve the NRA. The suit accuses top executives including CEO Wayne LaPierre of misusing millions of dollars on lavish personal expenses. Criminal defense attorney Joseph Tully joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano with his legal analysis.

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As New York's AG James Targets NRA, Unintended Consequences May Ensue
New York Attorney General Letitia James has readied, aimed, and fired her first shot at the National Rifle Association. CNN reports James has launched a stunningly bold suit to dissolve America's top gun lobby group. The NRA is one of the most feared forces in American politics, spending billions to weaken gun control initiatives after mass shootings. It has also transformed the American constitutional right to bear arms into a cultural cause that dominates conservative politics.

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