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Jul 29, 2015, 17:23 ET

CCRKBA Lauds Texas' 'Pistol Packin' Pastor' Who Stopped Burglar

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today noted that a church shooting this week in Texas will be difficult for anti-gunners...

Jul 28, 2015, 17:22 ET

Gun Rights Groups Offer Reward In Slaying Of Seattle Activist Donnie Chin

Four Second Amendment organizations, including the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, announced today they are offering a...

Jul 27, 2015, 14:01 ET

Cincinnati Incident Shows Law-Abiding Citizens Can Fight Back, Says CCRKBA

A bizarre incident in Cincinnati, Ohio last night proves that good guys with guns can act not only in self-defense, but the defense of others and...

Jul 09, 2015, 15:12 ET

CCRKBA Chief Rebuts Columnist Over Selective Angst About Initiative Funding

When Alan Gottlieb, chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, recently alerted Evergreen State gun owners about a tax...

Jul 08, 2015, 17:25 ET

Data Shows Obama Still Best Gun Salesman In The U.S., Says CCRKBA

 Last month set a new record for the number of background checks ever conducted during the month of June in the 17-year history of the National...

Jul 01, 2015, 14:19 ET

CCRKBA Applauds Washington Post Exposure Of Anti-Gun Falsehood

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms is applauding Monday's exposure by the Washington Post of questionable data about school...

Jun 26, 2015, 15:30 ET

CCRKBA Says SCOTUS Ruling Should Open Door To National CCW Recognition

Following today's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that requires all states to recognize same-sex marriages, the Citizens Committee for the Right...

Jun 25, 2015, 15:26 ET

CCRKBA Endorses Two-Thirds for Taxes Initiative 1366 in WA.

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) announced today its strong endorsement for this year's 2/3-For-Taxes...

Jun 12, 2015, 12:34 ET

CCRKBA Supports Bill To Revise GCA '68, Replace 'Sporting Purpose' Language

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today announced its support of H.R. 2710, the "Lawful Purpose and Self-Defense Act of...

Jun 03, 2015, 14:15 ET

New 'Smart Gun' Proposal Same Old Stupidity, Says CCRKBA

New legislation mandating so-called "authorized user" technology on handguns is nothing more than a re-packaged "smart gun" scheme, and it's a...

Jun 02, 2015, 18:49 ET

Bloomberg-Backed Group Pushing Gun Control With Familiar Color

Today's nationwide effort by the Michael Bloomberg-supported Everytown for Gun Safety to promote the wearing of orange garments in an effort to...

May 28, 2015, 16:39 ET

CCRKBA Blasts Suggestion That More Gun Control Needed In Baltimore

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today said a White House suggestion that more gun control is one solution to the kind of...

May 18, 2015, 12:35 ET

CCRKBA Launches New Effort To 'Cultivate' Grassroots

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has launched a new national campaign aimed at countering the multi-million dollar gun...

May 14, 2015, 12:52 ET

CCRKBA Lauds PolitiFact For Rebutting Bloomberg's Everytown

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today applauded the fact checkers at PolitiFact, published in the Atlanta Journal...

Apr 17, 2015, 15:12 ET

CCRKBA Chairman Notes Gun Owners Are Voters, Too

When Second Amendment activists in Oregon launched recall efforts against three state lawmakers who pushed gun control measures in Salem this year,...

Mar 31, 2015, 17:09 ET

Arrest Of School Shooter's Dad Shows Fatal Flaw Of Gun Control Measure, Says CCRKBA

Today's arrest of Raymond Lee Fryberg, father of Marysville Pilchuck gunman Jaylen Fryberg, on charges of illegally purchasing the pistol used in...

Mar 20, 2015, 14:19 ET

Jones' Departure Chance For ATF To 'Clean Up Its Act,' Says CCRKBA

Today's announced resignation of B. Todd Jones as director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will give the agency an...

Mar 16, 2015, 15:36 ET

CCRKBA ALERT: West Virginia Members Encouraged To Contact Gov. Tomblin About SB 347

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms is encouraging West Virginia members and supporters to contact the office of Governor...

Mar 13, 2015, 14:38 ET

CCRKBA Blasts Anti-Gun Dems For 'Pouring Gas' On Grassroots

 Anti-gun Capitol Hill Democrats just couldn't resist further provoking the nation's law-abiding gun owners with yesterday's renewed push to...

Mar 11, 2015, 16:10 ET

CCRKBA Calls On ATF Director B. Todd Jones To Step Down, Or Be Dismissed

In the wake of what can only be called a colossal blunder by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in its effort to ban popular...