Arizona Citizens Defense League

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If you want to protect your Right to Keep and Bear Arms in Arizona, then you want to join the Arizona Citizens Defense League (AzCDL)

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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.

Legislative Update

The 2021 Arizona Legislative session officially convened on Monday, January 11.  By the end of the first week over 500 bills have been filed.  The final deadline for filing new bills for the Senate is Monday, February 1.  For the House the deadline is Monday, February...

Winning at the Legislature depends on you

The 2021 Arizona legislative session will officially get underway on Monday, January 11.  Key bills that AzCDL monitors during the session will be found at our Bill Tracking page (currently showing 2020 legislation until the new session starts).  Your AzCDL membership...

Second Amendment Rally – February 20

RidersUSA Presents! Arizona's 8th Annual Celebrate & Protect The 2nd Amendment February 20, 2021   www.2ndAmendmentRallyAZ.com 'The Second Amendment guarantees that the right of the people to Keep and Bear Arms, shall not be Infringed”    ...

Donate to the AzCDL Foundation – Get a tax deduction

The AzCDL Foundation is a separate, self-funding entity from AzCDL.  It is a tax exempt “charity” under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code with the following goals: Promote firearms safety, training, practice, and skill at arms. Facilitate access to...

Firearms & Private Property Trespass

We’ve all seen the signs on places that prohibit entering with a firearm.  Not all are covered by the same laws. In Arizona there’s a distinction between “public” and “private” property.  Public in the statutes refers to state and local government-controlled property....

AzCDL Virtual Annual Meeting – October 10

Since COVID-19 venue restrictions prevented AzCDL from holding our scheduled annual meeting of members this year, we are bringing the meeting to you.  You can “attend” AzCDL’s October 10 annual meeting from the comfort of home, and without social distancing or having...

AzCDL President addresses GRPC

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC), held on September 19 & 20, was “virtual” and held online. AzCDL’s President, Dave Kopp, addressed the conference on the importance of electing pro-rights legislatures in state...

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...

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