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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The National Rifle Association sued Los Angeles on Wednesday over a new law requiring companies that want city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the gun rights group.
The lawsuit filed in U.S. court claims the law is unconstitutional because it violates the First Amendment right to free speech and association and the 14th Amendment right to equal protection.
The article goes on to state the following:
The city said in a statement that it would defend the ordinance that took effect April 1.
The National Rifle Association has sued Los Angeles over a new law that requires companies seeking work from the city to disclose any ties to the gun rights group. https://t.co/XIMbJ0gXBT
— AP West Region (@APWestRegion) April 24, 2019
Garcetti said: “I support this policy, I’m confident in it, and we’re not going to be bullied by the NRA.”
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) April 24, 2019
National Rifle Association sues Los Angeles over new law requiring companies bidding for city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the gun rights group https://t.co/KSquVfu9S7
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) April 24, 2019
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