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Aborn Defeat in Manhattan Repudiates Gun Prohibition Agenda, Says CCRKBA.

BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Yesterday's primary defeat of career anti-gunner Richard Aborn in his race to become Manhattan's District Attorney shows that even residents of a city with some of the strictest gun laws in the nation reject the gun control philosophy espoused by Aborn and those who supported him, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, or CCRKBA, is a gun rights organization in the United States, headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. It is closely affiliated with the Second Amendment Foundation. External links
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 said Wednesday.

Aborn, a former president of Handgun Control Inc. - now known as The Brady Campaign The Brady Campaign or The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence or The Brady Campaign united with the Million Mom March was founded in 1974 as The National Council to Control Handguns (NCCH) by Dr. Mark Borinsky, a victim of gun violence.  to Prevent Gun Violence - ran primarily on his gun control record. He collected only 26 percent of the vote.

"Keeping guns out of the hands of law-abiding citizens may appeal to demagogues like New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
 Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy," noted CCRKBA CCRKBA Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms  Chairman Alan Gottlieb, "but it doesn't play well with average citizens who are tired of being victimized, not only by criminals, but by the very laws that people of Aborn's ilk have forced on them.

"Richard Aborn had the endorsement of the Brady Campaign, Million Mom March The Million Mom March had its roots in August 1999, when Donna Dees-Thomases, a New Jersey mom with a public relations background and political connections, was horrified that a gunman shot at children in Granada Hills, California. , New Yorkers Against Gun Violence and other anti-gun-rights organizations," he added. "We hope that his rejection sends a message to other gun control extremists that voters have had enough rhetoric and are fed up with restrictions on their gun rights."

Gottlieb said Aborn's last-place finish in the three-way race, which was won by attorney Cy Vance, is a repudiation of the gun prohibitionist pro·hi·bi·tion·ist  
1. One in favor of outlawing the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.

2. often Prohibitionist A member or supporter of the Prohibition Party.
 philosophy he has represented over the past 17 years.

"Aborn's defeat should be a signal to other politicians that an endorsement from the Brady Campaign or any other anti-gun group is a political kiss of death kiss of death

gangsters’ farewell ritual before murdering victim. [Am. Cult.: Misc.]

See : Farewell
," Gottlieb observed. "This defeat shows that there is no room in politics, especially in a prosecutor's office, for anyone harboring the kind of extremist opinions about gun rights and gun ownership that Richard Aborn has wanted to enforce as public policy."

With more than 650,000 members and supporters nationwide, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms ( is one of the nation's premier gun rights organizations. As a non-profit organization, the Citizens Committee is dedicated to preserving firearms freedoms through active lobbying of elected officials and facilitating grass-roots organization of gun rights activists in local communities throughout the United States.
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