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National Rifle Association of America chief executive officer Wayne LaPierre. Photo by Diego M. Radzinschi/THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL. National Rifle Association of America executive vice president Wayne LaPierre. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

The New York Attorney General’s Office and lawyers representing the National Rifle Association’s former advertising agency Ackerman McQueen on Monday urged a Texas bankruptcy judge to dismiss the gun-rights advocacy group’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition.

The NRA filed for bankruptcy protection in January, announcing it planned to decamp from New York, where it has been chartered as a nonprofit, and reincorporate in Texas.

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Jane Wester

Jane Wester is a litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal. Email her at [email protected] or find her on Twitter @janewester.

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