NRA Files Second Lawsuit Against Ackerman McQueen, Seeking $40 Million for Alleged 'Coup' Attempt

The suit accuses the agency of leaking documents to media

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The National Rifle Association has sued its longtime ad agency of record Ackerman McQueen for the second time in just over a month, accusing the agency of leaking unflattering information about the nonprofit gun group to the press and engaging in a “conspiracy” to “tarnish and ultimately destroy the image of the NRA and its senior leadership” and engineer a “coup.”

The suit demands a jury trial and $40 million in damages, equivalent to the total billings reportedly paid to the agency by the NRA in 2017.

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