BELLEVUE, WA – Citing concerns about First Amendment erosion based on revelations about covert Justice Department probes of journalists, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today called the government snooping “deplorable, if not despicable.”
“It is disturbing that James Rosen, who covers the State Department for Fox News was targeted,” said [...]
BELLEVUE, WA – Thursday’s revelation that the Washington State court system has been hacked and the records of hundreds of thousands of citizens may have been accessed clearly demonstrates why gun owners are adamantly opposed to background check records keeping, and want the state’s pistol registry destroyed, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep [...]
BELLEVUE, WA – A proposal by Sen. Tom Coburn to expand gun rights made sense, and Senate anti-gunners who opposed the measure should be held accountable by voters, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today.
Sen. Coburn’s proposal would have allowed armed private citizens to legally carry firearms on Army [...]
BELLEVUE, WA – Newly-released data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) proves that more guns in private hands do not lead to more murders, and a Pew Research study showing widespread ignorance of this fact suggests that the public has been misled, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said [...]
BELLEVUE, WA — President Barack Obama was right when he told a Mexican audience Friday that many of the guns used in crime south of the border came from the United States, and he should know since his administration allowed thousands of those firearms to walk during Operation Fast and Furious, the Citizens Committee for [...]
BELLEVUE, WA – Late last year, CNN’s Piers Morgan threatened to “deport” himself if the United States did not dramatically change its gun laws, and this morning, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms suggested that he pack his bags.
“Piers Morgan has made a habit of demonizing and insulting American gun [...]
BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has withdrawn its support for the Manchin-Toomey alternative background check measure because a key amendment for restoration of firearms rights is not being considered.
“Our support for this measure was contingent on several key provisions, the cornerstone of which was a rights [...]
BELLEVUE, WA – New York Senator Charles Schumer’s remarks over the weekend about provisions that could be added to an alternative bill regarding background checks are “demonstrably false and delusional,” the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today.
The perennially anti-gun Schumer told reporters that a concealed carry reciprocity amendment that [...]
BELLEVUE, WA – “If politicians want universal background checks, we should start with them,” said Alan Gottlieb, chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms.
He pointed to recent political scandals in the New York Legislature, which just passed a new restrictive gun control law, where a state senator and state [...]
BELLEVUE, WA – President Barack Obama told White House reporters that the nation should be ashamed if it has forgotten the Newtown tragedy, but the real shame is that the president and other anti-gunners have exploited that crime to push a gun control agenda that has nothing to do with Sandy Hook, the Citizens Committee [...]