“The Proposed Intervenor is a Director of the National Rifle Association (‘NRA’) and has the statutory right … to assert derivative claims on its behalf”…
Unless the NRA Board took significant actions to root out corruption or malfeasance, the NY Attorney General & the courts would use the lack of action as proof that the Association is compromised.
The exhibits embedded below have been extracted from the trial exhibits submitted at the Chapter 11 (bankruptcy) motion to dismiss hearing.
You don’t advance in the ranks unless they believe you’re a loyal soldier.
The motion, filed by NRA members Frank Tait and Mario Aguirre, seeks to ensure that the membership is not held accountable for the actions of association officers…
If ultimately successful, this will preserve the NRA’s existence and install new leadership…
“The NRA remains committed to its members and our plan for the future…The NRA will keep fighting, as we’ve done for 150 years.”—NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre
Intervention here requires parties and lawyers with serious legal and financial resources to mount a serious defense of the NRA apart from defending the individuals or their actions.
In short, this is war, and the intent is for Democrats to rule in November, at which point the party’s agenda on guns will be unleashed with a vengeance.
Furthermore, by withholding the names of the companies, important information is being withheld from citizens who it appears are at legal risk.
It’s not like any burden of proof is on them. “Due process later,” remember?