NRA gets trolled with 'thoughts and prayers' over reported financial woes

The National Rifle Association is reportedly falling on hard times.

According to a Rolling Stone article published on Friday, the organization claims it may soon “be unable to exist” due to an ongoing legal battle with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and the state’s financial regulators.

Many Twitter users have balked at the NRA’s assertion, which it made in a court filing. Comedian Chelsea Handler suggested it could “ask some of the Republicans they donated millions to for a loan.”

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@enamoredgirl Customer feedback has caused us to review our relationship with the NRA. As a result, First National… https://t.co/uPKwPFMHxo
Allied Van Lines no longer has an affiliate relationship with the NRA effective immediately. We have asked them to… https://t.co/IQlB6e4gzi
northAmerican Van Lines no longer has an affiliate relationship with the NRA effective immediately. We have asked t… https://t.co/VLJCWSldAm
Symantec has stopped its discount program with the National Rifle Association.
@grafinator @NRA Best Western Hotels & Resorts does not have any affiliation with and is not a corporate partner of… https://t.co/eMnkiPN3YW
@iainjgrant Please know, Wyndham is no longer affiliated with the NRA.
Thank you all for your feedback. Paramount Rx issued the statement below. “The prescription discount program that… https://t.co/ZFpIwKlpej
We have made the decision not to renew our discount program with the NRA. We will be asking them to remove our info… https://t.co/4eqO3kUR1W

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Other tweeters, meanwhile, sarcastically shared the “thoughts and prayers” trope that is often trotted out by political leaders following mass shootings:

This article originally appeared on HuffPost.

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