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2013-02-11 12:23:12

More than 120 Survivors and Family Members in DC as Part of Mayors Against Illegal Guns' Demand A Plan Campaign; www.DemandAPlan.org WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolinians affected by gun violence will be part of more than 120 survivors and family members in Washington this week as part of Mayors Against Illegal Guns' Demand A Plan campaign for common-sense gun law reforms that will help end the gun violence that kills 33 Americans every day. Survivors and...

2013-02-03 12:20:03

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just days after National Rifle Association President Wayne LaPierre testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that the Washington gun lobby no longer supports background checks for all gun sales, Mayors Against Illegal Guns will air a thirty second ad during the Super Bowl highlighting how the gun lobby has changed its position despite support for this common-sense reform from more than 80 percent of gun owners and more than 90 percent...

2013-01-30 12:26:20

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today congratulated Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) for a letter he sent to bank officials and two major firearms manufacturers that blasts the strong arm tactics of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who is pressuring the banks to cut off lines of credit to gun makers. In his letter to officials at Bank of America and TD Bank, and the CEOs of Sturm, Ruger and Smith & Wesson, Sen. Cruz...

2013-01-29 12:25:48

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anti-gun Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is taking his demagoguery to a new level by attempting to coerce banks into refusing service to firearms manufacturers, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. CBS News in Chicago reported that Emanuel was pressuring two major banks, identified as Bank of America and TD Bank, to stop lines of credit to Smith & Wesson and Sturm, Ruger, two of the largest gun makers...

2013-01-28 16:22:51

SALEM, Va., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginians favor many regulations while they think that better enforcement of existing laws is more likely to prevent gun violence. And, they do not blame lax gun laws for mass shootings, according to The Roanoke College Poll. The poll interviewed 583 Virginia residents between Jan. 14 and Jan. 22 and has a margin of error of +/-4.1 percent. Residents were asked a series of questions about guns and gun violence. Residents were asked their thoughts...

2013-01-25 16:26:09

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In The month following the tragic Newtown school shooting, more than 65,000 people used firearms in self-defense, yet the national news media has virtually ignored this important aspect of gun ownership, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. "Based on the most conservative estimates, tens of thousands of legally-armed private citizens have used firearms defensively, including one 15-year-old teenager...

2013-01-23 20:21:21

CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association: The power of talk radio has become as plain as day to the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA). After several months of partnering with a Chicago talk radio host, the numbers indicate that "On Target Radio" has boosted public interest in the ISRA's legislative and shooting sports programs. "Our leadership was a bit skeptical at first about the effectiveness of a...

2013-01-23 12:21:14

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fittingly so, lead defense lawyer Mark Bailey spoke with Fox 25 news in an interview packed with weapon safety tips on national "Gun Appreciation Day". As a legal instructor for a local firearms school, Bailey advocates for legal gun carrying. His conversation with local media, in favor of right to bear arms, came as a breath of fresh air to Oklahoma gun owners that have been fired up over recent anti-weapon proposals. In a short snippet of camera...

2013-01-16 08:23:59

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emmy Award winning Full Disclosure Network® presents a five minute video preview from a special series covering Gun Issues featuring fire arms expert T.J. Johnston, a master trainer of fire arms safety, who explains the confusion about what is and what is not an "assault weapon." Johnston gives a history of the California ban that now threatens to spread across the nation into yet another Federal ban. He also explains the lack of...

2013-01-11 16:21:38

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation today challenged the nation's leading opponents of gun ownership to "lead by example" and give up their own firearms and armed security before expecting the citizens, for whom they work, to surrender their ability to defend themselves. "It seems clear from the direction the administration is going that it wants to severely restrict the rights of law-abiding gun owners to purchase the firearms...