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2014-02-25 16:25:32

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FBI's semi-annual uniform crime data for the first half of 2013 confirms once again what the firearms community already knew, that violent crime has continued to decline while gun sales have continued to climb, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. The report, issued last week, says murders declined 6.9 percent from the first half of 2012, while aggravated assaults dropped by 6.6 percent...

2014-02-24 16:23:12

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today offered a "21-gun salute" to Piers Morgan, who acknowledged that his gun control extremism is at least partially responsible for his devastating ratings and the looming cancellation of his evening program on CNN. "We're offering a 21-gun salute to Piers Morgan for admitting that his push for gun control killed his ratings and his show," said CCRKBA Chairman Alan...

2013-12-05 12:27:01

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation is launching a nationwide television advertising effort, calling attention to "Guns Save Lives Day" on Dec. 15, in conjunction with Bill of Rights Day. SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb announced the campaign, noting that the organization has bought "hundreds of thousands of dollars of air time" on Fox News, DISH TV, and Glenn Beck's Blaze Network. He has also purchased air...

2013-09-06 16:21:38

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The arrest of a New York City police officer and his brother on federal weapons charges demonstrates a need for anti-gun Mayor Michael Bloomberg to keep his own house clean before he spends one more dime or one more day trying to tell the rest of the country about "illegal guns," the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. "Right under Bloomberg's nose," CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb observed. "Maybe...

2013-07-09 16:22:42

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation today congratulated Illinois lawmakers for "courageously overriding Gov. Pat Quinn's veto" of concealed carry legislation, complying with a federal appeals court mandate that resulted from SAF's successful civil rights lawsuit against the state's prohibition on bearing arms for personal protection. The Illinois House voted 77-31 to reject Gov. Quinn's veto, and the Senate followed suit by voting...

2013-07-03 16:22:15

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With his anti-gun attitudes continuing to insult American gun owners, CNN's Piers Morgan pulled in the fewest viewers last month since he replaced Larry King in January 2011, prompting the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms to suggest once again that it is time for him to pack his bags. CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb, remembering that Morgan last year threatened to "deport" himself if the United States didn't...

2013-06-19 23:24:22

The U. S. Concealed Carry Association, a subsidiary of Delta Defense, LLC, now insures it´s members up to $500,000, should they ever be prosecuted for legally and justifiably using their firearm in personal defense. Jackson, WI (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Gun rights are a hot topic throughout the nation these days, and this has put many gun owners on the edge of their seat. Many gun rights advocates believe that one unfortunate event which may increase in the near future is the wrongful...

2013-06-19 20:20:47

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naming an alleged Boston Marathon bomber as a victim of gun violence because he was shot dead by police shows just how morally bankrupt Michael Bloomberg's anti-gun "No More Names" bus tour really is, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. At a Tuesday rally in Concord, N.H., event organizers read the names of shooting victims since the Sandy Hook attack last Dec. 14. Among the names of the dead was...

2013-05-21 16:24:49

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing concerns about First Amendment erosion based on revelations about covert Justice Department probes of journalists, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today called the government snooping "deplorable, if not despicable." "It is disturbing that James Rosen, who covers the State Department for Fox News was targeted," said CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb, "but now published reports suggest that the DOJ, in a...

2013-05-09 16:25:23

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A proposal by Sen. Tom Coburn to expand gun rights made sense, and Senate anti-gunners who opposed the measure should be held accountable by voters, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. Sen. Coburn's proposal would have allowed armed private citizens to legally carry firearms on Army Corps of Engineers lands in states where carrying firearms for personal safety is already legal. The vote was 56-43, four...