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West Virginia: Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Continues his Leadership on the Second Amendment

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey continued to lead legal efforts to support your Second Amendment rights by filing an amicus curiae, or "friend of the court," brief with a bipartisan coalition of 21 state Attorneys General across the country.  This brief urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to declare unconstitutional a Maryland law forbidding the possession, sale or transfer of certain firearms.

“We are proud to have led this bipartisan group of states in this amicus brief.  States must band together in times when they see citizens’ rights being diminished or infringed upon.  If the courts decide this law passes muster, it would undermine a core part of the Second Amendment,” Morrisey said. 

To view his news release, click here.

Please thank Attorney General Morrisey for leading the charge on this effort.

Stay tuned to your e-mail and www.NRAILA.org for updates.

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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.