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2013-02-28 16:25:19

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thursday's edition of the Washington Times includes a special 12-page section focusing on gun rights paid for and sponsored by the Second Amendment Foundation. The section includes reprints of articles from other sections of the Washington Times, plus commentary by SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. Also included is Ted Nugent's famous open letter to Vice President Joe Biden, several articles by Washington...

2013-01-10 16:22:18

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizen's Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today issued a bristling response to Brady Campaign President Dan Gross, who insisted as he left the White House meeting with Vice President Joe Biden that the current push for more gun control "is not a debate around the Second Amendment." "The hell it's not," CCRKBA Chairman Alan M. Gottlieb declared. "The right to keep and bear arms is at the core of this anti-gun...

2012-12-18 16:22:47

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two leading national gun rights organizations are calling for the creation of a national commission to study the causes of violence in America, and offer possible preventive measures. The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said that a national dialogue on violence has already begun in the wake of the Sandy Hook school tragedy, but that a national commission would be more able to...

2012-11-20 08:24:15

BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inviting Americans to "Meet the Mayors" who have been involved in the anti-gun-rights Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the Second Amendment Foundation is launching a campaign in newspapers, magazines and on the Internet that exposes the criminal and ethical wrongdoings of many members of that organization. The "Meet the Mayors" ad can be seen at: http://saf.org/images/maig.pdf "Michael Bloomberg created this group to further his personal...

2012-07-25 06:22:38

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation is delighted that the judge in a Maryland case that challenges the constitutionality of that state's handgun permitting scheme is ready to lift a stay on his original order for the state to process carry permits without a citizen having to provide a "good and substantial reason." U.S. District Judge Benson Everett Legg will lift the stay on his original order in two weeks because, in his opinion, the...

2012-07-19 14:20:43

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-six more members of Congress have signed on as co-sponsors to the Second Amendment Protection Act, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms announced today. "This is good news," said CCRKBA Chairman Alan M. Gottlieb. "With a vote looming on the proposed United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, this sends a clear message to the Obama administration that the president will face real trouble if he or Secretary...

2012-05-06 22:20:32

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A complete shutdown of the Pennsylvania Instant Check System by the state police for a period of 60 hours later this month for a system upgrade is "inexcusable," the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. "Closing down the background check system, and thus suspending all firearms transactions and concealed carry license processing simply allows the Pennsylvania State Police to obstruct the gun rights of...

2012-02-17 11:52:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to slap law-abiding Illinois gun owners with a handgun registration mandate that includes a $65 per-gun fee is "nothing more than a maneuver to discourage gun ownership in the face of court rulings that have gone against Chicago's stubborn gun ban mentality," the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. Under Emanuel's proposal, any Illinois resident purchasing a handgun...

2011-10-31 17:20:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington State Court of Appeals for Division 1 today unanimously upheld a 2010 King County Superior Court ruling against the City of Seattle's ban on firearms in city parks in a lawsuit originally brought by the Second Amendment Foundation, other gun rights groups and five individual plaintiffs. SAF Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb said he had always been confident that the Appeals Court would rule "in favor of the...

2011-09-19 12:32:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gun rights activists from across the country will gather this weekend, Sept 23-25, at the Chicago O'Hare airport Hyatt Regency hotel for the 26th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference, sponsored by the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. SAF Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb said pre-registration of over 700 for this weekend's events suggests there will be a great turnout,...