Arizona Citizens Defense League

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The Arizona Citizens Defense League does NOT endorse any candidate for public office, or get involved in any elections. We are no longer associated with any political committee, and do NOT give our permission for any candidate, political committee, or other entity to use our name and logo for any purpose. Any claim of an endorsement from the AzCDL, or any use of our logo for such purposes, should be considered illegitimate, and subject to potential legal action.

NRA Annual Meeting – Tucson October 24

The National Rifle Association (NRA) is holding their 149th NRA Annual Meeting of Members Saturday October 24, 2020 at 9:00am in the Loews Ventana Canyon Hotel located at 7000 N. Resort Drive, Tucson, Arizona. The NRA 2020 Annual Meeting and Exhibits convention was...

Gun Shows are back! Volunteers Needed!

Coming up on Friday and Saturday, September 18 & 19, is a Tempe gun show.  And, on Saturday and Sunday, September 19 & 20, is a gun show in Bullhead City. AzCDL will have a table at both these gun shows.  If you are an AzCDL member and are available to...

Biden’s Civilian Disarmament Plan

The Biden/Harris campaign has posted “The Biden Plan To End Our Gun Violence Epidemic” on their campaign website.  To spare you the discomfort of having to read through their proposal to regulate the Second Amendment out of existence, the following are some key...

California Magazine Ban Overturned

On Friday, August 14, 2020, in a narrow 2-1 decision, a three judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit overturned a California ban on firearm magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds.  The panel affirmed the district court’s...

Arizona rated best state for CCW – again!

In the September 2020 issue of Guns and Ammo, Arizona is rated the best state for concealed carry.  This is the EIGHTH consecutive year Guns and Ammo magazine has rated Arizona as the #1 state for gun owners. For 2020, state concealed carry laws were evaluated on:...

AzCDL’s 2020 Annual Meeting

For reasons beyond our control, AzCDL’s 2020 October annual meeting in Phoenix will not take place.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the venue is no longer able to accommodate our attendance expectations. Barring unforeseen circumstances, we expect the 2021 annual...

AzCDL August 2020 Newsletter

The AzCDL Newsletter for August 2020 is available for viewing and downloading at our website. Inside this issue: 2019 & 2020 Legislator Voting Records Will Arizona become the next Virginia? The Attorneys on Retainer program AzCDL annual Board election Download...

AzCDL Does NOT Give Political Endorsements!

It has come to our attention that a list of “recommended or endorsed” candidates was sent out on July 20 by a group calling itself “AZCDL PAC” or “AZ CDL PAC”. We once again want to remind everyone that the Arizona Citizens Defense League does NOT endorse ANY...

Arizona Legislature Voting Records

2020 is an election year.  The Arizona State primary elections are on August 4, 2020. Wonder how your Arizona State legislators have honored their oath of office? AzCDL has posted the voting records of all state legislators on key pro-rights firearms bills for the...

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