The National Rifle Association is not sitting back and allowing San Francisco to flagrantly define them as a “domestic terrorist organization.” Yesterday, the NRA filed the suit “in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the city and country of San Francisco, as well as the board of supervisors.”

The NRA claimed that San Francisco was in violation of the first amendment by “seeking to prevent any individuals or entities associated” with the NRA from “doing business in San Francisco.” Wayne LaPierre definitively said in a statement, “This lawsuit comes with a message to those who attack the NRA: we will never stop fighting for our law-abiding members and their constitutional freedoms.”

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San Francisco’s board of supervisors passed a resolution just last week claiming it was a “response to the country’s epidemic of gun violence” and accuses the NRA of using “its considerable wealth and organization strength to promote gun ownership and incite gun owners to acts of violence.”

John Cote, a spokesman for the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office told the Associated Press, ”The American people would be better served if the NRA stopped trying to get weapons of war into our communities and instead actually did something about gun safety.”

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