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NRA finds surprising ally in ACLU for Supreme Court challenge to NY blacklist allegation

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The National Rifle Association (NRA) has teamed up with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in a First Amendment case before the Supreme Court.

The NRA’s lawsuit challenges New York’s alleged blacklisting of the NRA, claiming it violates free speech rights.

The ACLU’s support, while controversial, emphasizes the importance of free speech. (Trending: Top Democrat Loses In Historic Landslide)

The case questions whether government regulators can threaten entities for associating with controversial speakers.

“The NRA is proud to stand with the ACLU and others who recognize this important truth: regulatory authority cannot be used to silence political speech,” NRA President Charles Cotton said.

“This case is important not only to the Association, but all who openly advocate for the causes and issues in which they believe,” Cotton added.

“The ACLU joining as counsel underscores the importance of this First Amendment case and the NRA’s position that government officials cannot use intimidation tactics to silence those with whom those officials disagree,” William A. Brewer III, partner at Brewer, Attorneys & Counselors and counsel for the NRA, stated.

“The ACLU is a leading voice on legal and constitutional issues and is a welcome addition to this advocacy,” Brewer added.

“In this hyper-polarized environment, where few are willing to cross the aisle on anything, the fact that the A.C.L.U. is defending the N.R.A. here only underscores the importance of the free speech principle at stake,” ACLU’s national legal director David Cole wrote.

The outcome will affect the relationship between state regulators and private entities.

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