DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The National Rifle Association is searching for a new home in Texas.
The organization has hired Colliers International to help it search for a new headquarters in the event it decides to relocate from Northern Virginia.
The nonprofit hasn’t said for sure it will move, only that it plans to. According to reports, Dallas-Fort worth will most likely be the area it selects.
Currently, the NRA is going through Chapter 11 reorganization in Dallas.
The NRA is widely recognized as a major political force and as America’s foremost defender of Second Amendment rights. NRA-ILA, the lobbying arm of the NRA, is involved in any issue that directly or indirectly affects firearms ownership and use.
North, whose one-year term ends Monday, did not show up for the meeting, and his spot on the stage was left empty, his nameplate still in its place. His statement was largely met with silence. Wayne LaPierre, whom North had tried to push out, later received two standing ovations.
It was a stunning conclusion to a battle between two conservative and Second Amendment titans — North, the retired Marine lieutenant colonel with a ramrod demeanor who was at the center of the Iran-Contra scandal of the 1980s, and LaPierre, who has been battle-tested in the decades since he took up the mantle of gun rights. He has fought back challenges that have arisen over the decades, seemingly emerging unscathed each time. In this latest effort, he pushed back against North, telling members of the NRA’s board of directors that North had threatened to release “damaging” information about him to them and saying it amounted to an “extortion” attemp