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The NRA just won a big Supreme Court victory. Good.

Posted on AllSides May 31st, 2024
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The Supreme Court handed down a unanimous victory for the National Rifle Association, the powerful pro-gun organization, on Thursday. Notably, the opinion was authored by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, an Obama appointee and one of the Court’s few remaining liberal voices.

Yet nothing about the Court’s decision in National Rifle Association v. Vullo should surprise anyone. The case involved an egregious and straightforward violation of the First Amendment, and Sotomayor’s name on the opinion drives home the fact that there’s really only one fair-minded way to decide this case.

Vullo arose out of two...

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