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After Dropping Lawsuit, NRA Says San Francisco Put `On Notice’

Nov. 8, 2019, 6:49 PM

The National Rifle Association’s decision to pull back from suing San Francisco is being portrayed by both sides as a victory.

“The censors are on notice. The NRA will always fight for the Constitution, and will re-file if the City tries anything like this in the future,” the advocacy group said in an email Friday,

The group dropped its federal lawsuit, which contended San Francisco violated the NRA’s First Amendment rights with a resolution declaring the guns rights group a terrorist organization.

City Attorney Dennis Herrera (D) called the case “a baseless attempt to silence San Francisco’s valid criticisms of...

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