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NRA Wins First Round Over L.A. Law It Says Is About Shaming

  • Judge sets another hearing to consider putting law on hold
  • City seeks to subject NRA supporters to ridicule, lawyer says
Inside The National Rifle Association Annual Meeting

Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

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A federal judge in Los Angeles rejected the city’s request to throw out a National Rifle Association lawsuit challenging a new law that requires contractors to disclose all business ties to the organization.

The NRA says the law violates its First Amendment rights to free speech and association by discriminating against the group over its viewpoints and trying to freeze out its corporate supporters.