Media fact check: How fake mass-shooting data produces fake news

C.A. Bridges, a “digital producer” for Gannett’s USA TODAY Florida network, wrote basically the same story on May 12 and May 28, which claimed that Florida has experienced more mass shootings than any other state. Unfortunately for Bridges and his readers, both stories were wrong, incredibly biased and typical of the fake news that permeates

By |2024-06-03T18:20:11+00:00June 4th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

ATF SWAT raid that killed Arkansas man raises more questions of excessive force

Bryan Malinowski, the 53-year-old executive director of the Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, Arkansas, died two days after exchanging gunfire with ATF agents who raided his home at 6 a.m. Tuesday morning. His death raises questions about whether he knew he was trading gunfire with federal agents, or if he thought their no-knock raid

By |2024-03-21T23:28:10+00:00March 21st, 2024|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

#28! CCRKBA applauds Louisiana Gov. Landry for signing Constitutional Carry

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms is congratulating Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry for signing a “Constitutional Carry” bill Tuesday, fulfilling his promise to voters to champion their right to keep and bear arms. With Landry’s signature, Louisiana becomes the 28th state to adopt “permitless carry,” and CCRKBA

By |2024-03-05T20:12:55+00:00March 5th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

Fifth Circuit says ATF’s Final Rule on receivers is illegal

BELLEVUE, WA – A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has ruled unanimously that the Final Rule promulgated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on firearms receivers is illegal, and has remanded the case back to the district court for reconsideration. Writing for the court, Circuit

By |2023-11-10T12:27:15+00:00November 10th, 2023|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

SAF files response in challenge to Washington State magazine ban

BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation and its partners in a federal court challenge of Washington state’s ban on so-called “large capacity magazines” have filed a response brief to motions for summary judgment. The case is known as Sullivan v. Ferguson and it was filed on June 3, 2022 in U.S. District Court.

By |2023-10-03T11:51:45+00:00October 3rd, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

SAF VICTORY: California city suspends ‘sensitive areas’ enforcement

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation is celebrating a small but significant victory after the community of Los Gatos, in Santa Clara County, decided to suspend enforcement of an ordinance adopted earlier this year establishing several new “sensitive areas” where legal concealed carry is prohibited. Enforcement of the ordinance was put “on hold” after

By |2023-09-05T18:51:58+00:00September 5th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Bass Pro’s background check policy raises questions

Cecil Trimble, a 35-year-old restaurant manager, took a fishing reel to Bass Pro Shop’s Tampa store last week to be respooled with new line. As he was waiting, he wandered over to the gun department and immediately spotted the object of his recent desire. Trimble had been searching for a Sig P365 X Macro for

By |2023-07-20T15:35:55+00:00July 21st, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Washington State Gov. Inslee’s training requirement for gun buyers same as literacy test for voters

BELLEVUE, WA – Washington Democrat Gov. Jay Inslee this morning signed legislation requiring gun buyers to provide proof they have completed a firearms training course before being allowed to complete their transaction, but the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms is calling this the equivalence of a “literacy test” that was

By |2023-04-25T19:56:01+00:00April 25th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

BREAKING: Florida becomes the 26th state to allow permitless carry

More than half the country now allows the concealed carry of firearms without the need for a permission slip from the government. Florida became the 26th state – the majority state – Monday morning when Gov. Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 543 at 8:15 a.m. The new law takes effect July 1. “It’s a huge step

By |2023-04-03T15:54:54+00:00April 3rd, 2023|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

Biden’s executive order on gun is about restrictions, not safety, CCRKBA says

BELLEVUE, WA – President Joe Biden’s new executive order on guns won’t reduce gun-related violent crime, nor will it make our communities safer, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. Biden signed the executive order Tuesday in Monterey Park, California. He is bypassing Congress, “with the goal of increasing

By |2023-03-14T21:00:44+00:00March 14th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|
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