Second Amendment Foundation combines with Jews for the Preservation of Firearms

Alan GottliebBy Dave Workman

After nearly two weeks of speculation, the Second Amendment Foundation made it official this morning by confirming that the Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership has now merged with the Bellevue-based gun rights organization.

JPFO was founded in 1989 by the late Aaron Zelman. Since his death on Dec. 21, 2010, the organization has had problems. SAFwas approached about the merger, and the process was kept confidential until the middle of last month when writer Claire Wolfe, upset over the looming acquisition, broke the story.

It created something of a short firestorm, but SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb weathered through, intent on seeing things to fruition. He said in a press release today that the action brings together “two stalwart gun rights organizations under one banner.”

Read the rest of the article at the Seattle Gun Rights Examiner

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