Gun rights advocates sue to block background checks initiative

Gun rights advocates filed suit Monday to stop a background checks initiative from making it to the ballot.

The lawsuit, attached here, contains the usual allegations designed to knock off an initiative: Alleged infirmities with the petition's "description of effect," especially the use of the word "loophole."

The lead plaintiff, Don Turner, is a longtime gun rights advocate, head of the Nevada Firearms Coalition and heads a PAC set up to fight the background checks drive.

The background checks petition is here