On May 27th, 2021, AmmoLand.com released an article by John Petrolino recognizing Connecticut Citizens Defense League and the efforts of its members in its first “Dinner Out” fundraising event. Petrolino brought praise to CCDL by stating, “ …if Connecticut, the third smallest state in the country can pull something like
𝐓𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐘𝐨𝐮! Because of CCDL members advocating for your 2A rights and the advocacy of Senator Rob Sampson and other 2A senators who listened to their constituents. On Tuesday May 25th, the Connecticut General Assembly Senate amended and passed the amended S.B. 5. The amendment 𝗥𝗘𝗠𝗢𝗩𝗘𝗗 the 2A restrictions
On Wednesday May 5th, the Connecticut General Assembly House of Representatives passed two bills: H.B. 6355 Changes to Connecticut Red Flag laws. –Passed 93-55. How did your Representative vote? Remember in November 2022.H.B. 6491 Removes the prohibition on possession of nonlethal electronic defense weapons. -Passed 148-0 Thanks to your advocacy H.B.
The 2021 Connecticut General Assembly Legislative session convened January 6th and adjourns June 9th. This is a regular session or “long session”, legislators can propose any bills they wish. Proposed bills still need to go through the screening process, referred to committees, and go through the committee process before
Connecticut Citizens Defense League announces it’s 2021 Free virtual Legislative Workshops schedule. CCDL Legislative Workshop is designed to prepare gun owners to protect their rights. The workshop topics will cover: Learning about the legislative process and pending gun bills Tips for communicating with legislators How to prepare written testimony
The ATF has recently issued a General Notice titled Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons with “Stabilizing Braces”. It’s stated purpose is ATF is publishing the objective factors it considers when evaluating firearms with an attached stabilizing brace to determine whether they are considered firearms under the National Firearms Act
CCDL has changed its process for rating candidates. In the past, a candidate would only be endorsed or not. This year we have implemented a 5 tier rating system. Candidates are rated based solely on their Second Amendment stance by either voting record or questionnaire response. Endorsed: Highest rating and reserved for candidates
Federal Court Rules Governor’s Executive Order Unconstitutionally Violates 2nd Amendment – Orders Modification
For Immediate Release: The Connecticut Citizens Defense League (the state’s largest grass roots gun rights group) announced today that the U.S. District Court has issued a preliminary injunction against Governor Ned Lamont and DESPP Commissioner James Rovella, finding that they are violating the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution.