CCRKBA Condemns DHS Report on “Extremism”

CCRKBA CONDEMNS ‘THEM V. US’ HOMELAND SECURITY ‘ASSESSMENT’

For Immediate Release: April 15, 2009

BELLEVUE, WA – A volatile “assessment” of so-called “Rightwing Extremism” by the Obama administration’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is an insult to political conservatives, military veterans and American gun owners, and demands an immediate apology, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today.

“We recognize that many conservative gun owners will feel threatened by this Obama administration report,” said CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb. “It appears that DHS under Janet Napolitano is trying to demonize political dissent.”

The chilling nine-page document likens citizens opposed to new firearms restrictions, returning veterans and conservatives to “rightwing extremists” and associates them with white supremacists and violent antigovernment groups. Read More

Source: Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

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