News Releases

VIOLENT CRIMINALS GET HOME MONITORS IN COOK COUNTY, SHOT IN PHILLY: CCRKBA

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today condemned the courts in Cook County, Illinois while hailing the actions of two armed citizens in Philadelphia, Pa., noting that in the former, courts have been allowing accused murderers out of jail for home electronic monitoring, while in the latter, […]

CCRKBA: BIDEN’S YEAR-END POLL NUMBERS EXPLAIN STRONG GUN SALES IN 2021

Tuesday, December 28th, 2021

BELLEVUE, WA – A new Rasmussen poll showing Joe Biden has lost ground among likely U.S. voters for his handling of crime and law enforcement issues helps explain the continued interest in private gun ownership, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. According to Rasmussen’s survey, 51 percent of […]

KAHR ARMS FOUNDER JUSTIN MOON IS ‘GUN RIGHTS DEFENDER OF YEAR’

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021

BELLEVUE, WA – Justin Moon, founder and CEO of Kahr Arms, is the 2021 recipient of the Gun Rights Defender of the Year Award, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms announced today. Moon was born in South Korea in 1970 and came to the United States with his family as […]

SAF, CCRKBA ASK SUPREME COURT REVIEW IN CHALLENGE TO MARYLAND GUN BAN

Thursday, December 16th, 2021

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms have petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court for review of their challenge to Maryland’s ban on modern semiautomatic rifles. Joining SAF and CCRKBA are Field Traders, LLC, the Firearms Policy Coalition and three private citizens, Micah Schaefer, David […]

TEXAS GOV. GREG ABBOTT EARNS CCRKBA ‘GUN RIGHTS LEGISLATOR OF YEAR’ AWARD

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021

BELLEVUE, WA – Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a staunch defender of gun rights in the Lone Star State, is being recognized by the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms as the Legislator of the Year for 2021. Gov. Abbott earlier this year signed several pieces of gun rights legislation into law, […]

CCRKBA: ‘NEW ABC POLL CONFIRMS BIDEN’S FAILURE ON VIOLENT CRIME’

Monday, December 13th, 2021

BELLEVUE, WA – A newly released ABC News/Ipsos poll confirms what most of America’s gun owners already knew, that Joe Biden is a failure at addressing crime and especially gun-related violence, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. The survey, released over the weekend, shows only 36 percent—slightly more […]

RESEARCHER, AUTHOR JOHN LOTT RECEIVES CCRKBA ‘LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT’ AWARD

Friday, December 10th, 2021

BELLEVUE, WA – John Lott, founder of the Crime Prevention Research Center and author of the landmark book “More Guns, Less Crime,” is the recipient of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. Lott, an economist, author, writer, researcher and political commentator, has other titles […]

BREITBART’S AWR HAWKINS EARNS CCRKBA ‘BILL OF RIGHTS’ AWARD

Thursday, December 9th, 2021

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has named veteran writer AWR Hawkins as the recipient of the 2021 Bill of Rights award. Hawkins, a prolific journalist who covers firearms issues for Breitbart News, is a past winner of the “Journalist of the Year” award (2015, 2017 and […]

CCRKBA HONORS HOLLY SULLIVAN AS ‘GRASSROOTS ACTIVIST OF YEAR’

Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has named Holly Sullivan, president of the Connecticut Citizens Defense League as Grassroots Activist of the Year for 2021.  The Constitution State gun rights advocate grew up in a gun-owning family and she is also on the advisory board of the […]

CCRKBA HONORS ‘D.C. PROJECT’ AS ‘GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATION OF YEAR’

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has announced the winner of its prestigious “Grassroots Organization of the Year” award is the D.C. Project. “The DC Project has become a credible grassroots endeavor that puts women in the forefront of the Second Amendment movement,” said CCRKBA Chairman Alan […]