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Wa alert; hearing 2/2 open carry

Saturday, January 30th, 2021

Last week we asked you to send a message to the Senate Law & Justice Committee against SB 5078’s ban on standard size magazines and SB 5038’s restriction on open carry. You stood up & we were part of massive turnout in testimony and written comments on those Senate bills. Our side had more then […]

CCRKBA SAYS JACKSON LEE’S H.R. 127 GUN CONTROL BILL IS ‘INSANITY ON STEROIDS

Friday, January 29th, 2021

BELLEVUE, WA – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee’s H.R. 127, a gun control measure requiring gun owner licensing, psychological evaluations, retroactive gun registration and separate licensing for modern sporting rifles is “insanity on steroids,” the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. “Over the years,” said CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb, “we’ve […]

Washington alert; Public hearings 1/25, 1/26

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Last week we mentioned SB5078, a ban on standard size magazines.  Next Monday the Senate Law & Justice Committee will have a hearing for that bill. Pease go to  https://app.leg.wa.gov/CSIRemote/Senate  and  Select “Law & Justice” under the committee button, then 1/25 under the meetings button and you’ll see 5078 listed as the third Bill that […]

Washington Alert; Mag ban, AWB

Sunday, January 17th, 2021

The Washington state legislature convened  on Monday January 11th behind fences manned by the Washington National Guard. Due to covid19 many legislators are working remotely and constituents have new tools to engage them from across the state. Please look at them here: ttps://leg.wa.gov/legislature/Documents/2020/Accessing%20the%20Legislature%20remotely.pdf That document; “Accessing the Legislature Remotely”; explains the process, tells how to […]

SEATTLE’S MURDEROUS 2020 PROVES GUN TAX FRAUD, CCRKBA SAYS

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

BELLEVUE, WA – A 61 percent increase in homicides last year is proof positive Seattle’s egregious tax on firearms and ammunition sales amounts to a fraud and should immediately be repealed, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. “Seattle city leaders rammed through this gun tax over our objections […]

LOUISIANA REP. STEVE SCALISE EARNS CCRKBA ‘GUN RIGHTS LEGISLATOR OF YEAR’ AWARD

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

BELLEVUE, WA – Recognized as a stalwart defender of the Second Amendment on Capitol Hill, Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise is being recognized as the “Gun Rights Legislator of the Year” by the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. As House Minority Whip, Congressman Scalise, who has represented Louisiana’s First Congressional District […]

NEVADA’S DON TURNER RECEIVES CCRKBA ‘LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT’ AWARD

Sunday, December 27th, 2020

BELLEVUE, WA – Don Turner, president of the Nevada Firearms Coalition and a veteran gun rights activist, has been honored by the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms with its Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his lifelong devotion to Second Amendment rights. Turner, who spent 30 years with the Arizona […]

CCRKBA’S ‘BILL OF RIGHTS’ AWARD GOES TO JOURNALIST STEPHEN GUTOWSKI

Thursday, December 24th, 2020

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today announced that Washington Free Beacon writer Stephen Gutowski is this year’s recipient of its “Bill of Rights” award. “There is more to the Bill of Rights than the Second Amendment,” noted CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb. “There’s also a First Amendment, […]

NJ2AS RECOGNIZED AS CCRKBA ‘AFFILIATE OF THE YEAR’ FOR 2020

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has announced the winner of its “Affiliate of the Year” award is the New Jersey Second Amendment Society. Established in 2010 NJ2AS “is an up-and-coming organization of Garden State gun rights activists who have seen a pretty busy year,” said CCRKBA […]

CCRKBA HONORS AWR HAWKINS AS ‘GUN RIGHTS DEFENDER OF YEAR’

Friday, December 18th, 2020

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms announced today the recipient of the 2020 “Gun Rights Defender of the Year” award is veteran writer and military historian AWR Hawkins. Hawkins earned a Master’s Degree in U.S. History at West Texas A&M in 2003 and his Ph.D in U.S. […]