(Neil W. McCabe | Human Events) The largest public interest legal organization dedicated to restoring gun rights announced Sept. 4 that it will merge into its operation Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, which will continue to run as an independent voice.
“We’re both delighted and proud to announce this merger,” said Alan M. Gottlieb, the founder and executive vice president of the Belleview, Washington-based Second Amendment Foundation. The foundation has successfully sued on behalf of gun owners around the country.
“JPFO was founded 25 years ago by the late Aaron Zelman, and it has become a strong voice in defense of the Second Amendment. I’m personally confident that bringing JPFO into the SAF extended family will benefit firearms owners at many levels.”
Zelman passed away in 2010, and for the past four years, the JPFO has worked hard to maintain its position in the gun rights community, he said.
“We see this as a tremendous opportunity,” said Gottlieb. “With SAF’s resources, we expect JPFO to continue its important work and grow to meet new challenges, educating people about the pitfalls of gun control, and the benefits of gun ownership and personal protection.”
Gottlieb said JPFO offices, currently in Wisconsin, will move to SAF’s Belleview headquarters, and its staffers are expected to stay on.... Continue reading here...