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NRA Opposes Sotomayor Nomination

Although the National Rifle Association has -- at least officially -- stayed out of this fight until now (though judging from some senators’ heavy questioning

Tobey Strickland
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Jul 16, 2009

Although the National Rifle Association has — at least officially — stayed out of this fight until now (though judging from some senators’ heavy questioning on gun issues, it was clearly weighing in behind the scenes), this afternoon the group issued a statement saying it would oppose the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, based on her decision in the case of Maloney v. Cuomo, in which she and her Second Circuit colleagues found that there was no fundamental right to bear arms guaranteed by the Second Amendment that is enforceable against the states.

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