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CCRKBA BLASTS DALEY’S ‘NEW LOW,’ FOR BLAMING FORT HOOD MASSACRE ON GUNS

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

BELLEVUE, WA – Anti–gun Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has reached a new low in his attempt to blame the Fort Hood massacre on firearms, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. “Mayor Daley is deplorably capitalizing on the outrage at Fort Hood to push his gun prohibition agenda,” said […]

WA CEASEFIRE EXPLOITS SLAIN OFFICER TO PUSH AGENDA, SAYS CCRKBA

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today condemned Washington CeaseFire President Ralph Fascitelli for capitalizing on the murder of Seattle Police Officer Timothy Q. Brenton by announcing a plan to lobby for a ban on so–called “assault weapons” using Brenton’s killing as a launch pad. “Over the […]

CCRKBA CONGRATULATES MINNESOTA, HAILS GOV. PAWLENTY FOR SIGNING CCW BILL

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) today congratulated gun owners in Minnesota for reforming the state’s concealed carry law, and applauded Gov. Tim Pawlenty for signing the bill. “Gov. Pawlenty did the responsible thing in signing this common-sense legislation,” said CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb. “Minnesota’s new […]

CCRKBA LAUDS NEW POLL SHOWING LESS SUPPORT FOR STRICTER GUN LAWS

Friday, October 9th, 2009

BELLEVUE, WA – Only days after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a challenge to one of the nation’s most egregious gun laws, a new Rasmussen poll shows waning support for stricter gun laws. The Citizen’s Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today that the poll results indicate strongly that […]

MURRAY’S ANTI-GUN BIGOTRY SHOWS IN AMTRAK DEBATE, SAYS CCRKBA

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

BELLEVUE, WA – Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) is once again demonstrating her disdain for gun owners and their rights by opposing an amendment to her Amtrak funding legislation that would allow firearms to be carried in baggage aboard trains, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. “Patty Murray evidently […]

ABORN DEFEAT IN MANHATTAN REPUDIATES GUN PROHIBITION AGENDA, SAYS CCRKBA

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

BELLEVUE, WA – Yesterday’s primary defeat of career anti-gunner Richard Aborn in his race to become Manhattan’s District Attorney shows that even residents of a city with some of the strictest gun laws in the nation reject the gun control philosophy espoused by Aborn and those who supported him, the Citizens Committee for the Right […]

GUN OWNERS HELPED OUST SEATTLE MAYOR, SEND MESSAGE, SAYS CCRKBA

Friday, August 21st, 2009

BELLEVUE, WA – Seattle gun owners can take much credit for the ouster of anti-gun Mayor Greg Nickels in this week’s primary election, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said this morning following what amounted to a concession speech at his press conference. Nickels came in third in the city’s […]

CCRKBA CONDEMNS ATTACK ON MILWAUKEE MAYOR; INCIDENT SHOWS NEED FOR CCW LAW

Monday, August 17th, 2009

BELLEVUE, WA – The brutal attack on Milwaukee, WI Mayor Tom Barrett Saturday night near the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds shows the need for a state concealed carry statute, which the mayor opposed, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. Barrett was beaten by a 20-year-old man wielding a metal […]

GUN RIGHTS LEADERS JOIN IN OPPOSITION TO SOTOMAYOR CONFIRMATION

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

BELLEVUE, WA – Several of the nation’s leading gun rights activists, including the heads of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and Second Amendment Foundation, today joined to oppose the confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. “ It is extremely important that […]

‘RASMUSSEN POLL CONFIRMS AMERICANS FEAR OBAMA GUN CONTROL AGENDA’ — CCRKBA

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

BELLEVUE, WA – A new Rasmussen poll reveals that 57 percent of American citizens believe gun sales are up over the past several months because of widespread fears that the government will tighten restrictions on gun ownership. “The poll results confirm what we’ve been saying,” noted Alan Gottlieb, chairman of the Citizens Committee for the […]