Legal Actions

8-31-2021 CCDL Files Federal Civil Rights Action

The Connecticut Citizens Defense League (CCDL) announced 8-31-2021 that The previous day it filed a federal civil rights action in the United States District Court against the Police Chiefs of Hartford, New Haven, Bridgeport and Waterbury to stop their blatant and ongoing violations of CCDL members’ right to keep

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Announcements

July 21, 2020 – MOTION IN FEDERAL COURT

https://ccdl.us/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/DESPPsuit.mp4CONNECTICUT CITIZENS DEFENSE LEAGUE FILES MOTION IN FEDERAL COURT AGAINST SHUTDOWN OF CONNECTICUT’S FIREARMS PERMITTING AND SALES SYSTEMSThe Connecticut Citizens Defense League (CCDL) announced today that it has filed an emergency motion in Federal Court seeking an immediate status conference in its continuing lawsuit againstGovernor Lamont and Commissioner Rovella

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Action Alerts

July 2021 – ATF ACTION ALERT!!!

Days Hours Minutes Seconds Thank you to all those that submitted comments! ATF Action AlertThe Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosive (ATF) has proposed an executive rule regarding Pistol Braces that could turn law-abiding gun owners into felons. Pursuing President Biden’s gun control agenda, the ATF wants to reclassify

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Announcements

House Bill 6491 Passes

https://ccdl.us/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Thank-You-6491-2.mp4 CCDL would like to thank our legislators who introduced and cosponsored H.B. 6491 which removes the prohibition on possession of nonlethal electronic defense weapons. It passed 148-0.

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Announcements

AmmoLand.com Recognizes CCDL

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

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Announcements

May 26 2021 Legislative Update

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

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Announcements

May 2021 – CT Legislative Update

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.

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Legislation

Pending Legislation for 2021

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

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Announcements

Legislative Workshops

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

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