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NRA Sues New Mexico For Requiring Gun Stores To Close During Pandemic

Confirmed COVID-19 infections surpassed 1,000 across New Mexico over the weekend as the pandemic claimed two more lives and tightened its grip over the Navajo Nation in the northwest of the state.

New infections Friday brought the statewide tally to 1,091 cases, with 19 related deaths in New Mexico.

The National Rifle Association has sued New Mexico for leaving gun shops and shooting ranges off its list of businesses that can remain open during the coronavirus public health emergency.

The lawsuit says the right to bear arms must be protected.

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