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OBAMA, ATF CREATING GUN OWNER LIST: Using Executive Order to Bypass Congress


With the cover of the mainstream media’s unwillingness to shine a bright light on the Fast & Furious gun running scandal still unfolding in a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, Barack Obama is brazenly trying to take another step towards unprecedented gun control.

According to Alan Gottlieb, Chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA), Obama and the same Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) tied up in the scandal are moving, via executive order, to bypass Congress in an attempt to create a gun owner registry—the first major tactic in any strategy to eventually disarm the public.

In his organization’s most recent broadcast alert to its members, Gottlieb warns:

“Without the approval of Congress, Obama is making gun shops in border states report gun purchasers to the federal government. Obama bypassed Congress and, instead, used the Justice Department to make this the law of the land.

Half a year after the tragic shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), Obama has released the first of many reforms he will make to our current gun laws. The rest of them will only get worse.

The anti-gun rules require gun dealers to report anyone who makes multiple semi-automatic weapon purchases within five days to the ATF. The gun buyer's personal information is then put into a massive government list where their gun activity will likely be tracked and monitored for the rest of their lives. 18,000 law-abiding Americans will be put on this list every year.”

For a deeper look at this as part of an Obama administration’s broader executive-order scheme to achieve exceptional gun control—including the latest twists in the Fast & Furious scandal that has ATF agents testifying the White House did indeed have knowledge of that program—call Special Guests right away to book an interview with Alan Gottlieb.


Dynamic and articulate are two accurate descriptions of Alan Gottlieb.

Alan is a Nuclear Engineering graduate of the University of Tennessee and has attended the Institute on Comparative Political & Economic Systems at Georgetown University.

He is recognized as a member of the working press, maintaining active membership in the Outdoor Writers Association of America. His articles have appeared in periodicals including USA Today, Seattle Times, Washington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, San Francisco Examiner, Cincinnati Inquirer, Orlando Sentinel, and Chicago Tribune.

Alan is the Publisher of Gun Week and The Gottlieb-Tartaro Report. He is the Chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, Founder of the Second Amendment Foundation, serves on the Board of Directors of the American Conservative Union, President of the Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise, President of the American Political Action Committee and President of NoInternetTax.org.

His handiwork has received notice in the New York Times, Washington Post, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Time, People, Rolling Stone, National Review and Outside magazine.

Alan has received the prestigious Golden Eagle Award from the American Federation of Police, and was commended by the Kentucky House of Representatives for his “outstanding leadership in preserving our American heritage of freedom.” He is listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who in American Politics.

Alan has appeared on over 3,700 TV and radio talk shows, including the McNeil-Lehrer News Hour, ABC’s 20/20, The Michael Reagan Show, PBS All Things Considered, CNN Crossfire, Fox TV’s Crier Report, NBC Today Show, The O’Reilly Factor, ESPN, Larry King Live, CNN Special Reports, Hannity & Combs, CNN All Politics, Fox News Channel and Good Morning America.

Alan is President of Merril Associates, a noted direct-response advertising agency specializing in direct mail, fund raising and public relations. He is also President of Merril Press, a non-fiction book publishing company.

Alan is also President of radio stations KBNP in Portland, Oregon, KITZ in Seattle, Washington, KGTK in Olympia, Washington, and KSBN in Spokane, Washington and former Chairman of the Talk America Radio Network and former President of the Universal Talk Network.

In addition, Alan is the author of seventeen books, including Politically Correct Guns, Trashing the Economy and She Took a Village: The Unauthorized Biography of Hillary Clinton, Alan Gottlieb's Celebrity Address Book, Double Trouble: Daschle and Gephart Capitol Hill Bullies, and Gun Rights Affirmed, America Fights Back: Armed Self-defense in a Violent Age and These Dogs Don’t Hunt: The Democrats’ War on Guns.

Alan currently resides in Bellevue, Washington, with his wife Julianne, his daughters Amy Jean, Sarah Merril and Alexis Hope, and son Andrew Michael.

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