Kyiv hosted a “Firearm is your right. Defense is your obligation” conference

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“Firearm is your right. Defense is your obligation” conference“Firearm is your right. Defense is your obligation” conference

January 26th premises of the Ukrainian House hosted a conference titled “Firearm is your right. Defense is your obligation”, devoted to the issue of legislative formulation of the peoples’s right to armed self-defense.

A conference, which was organized by the political party “National Corps” featuring Ukrainian Gun Owners Association, was attended by more than 200 participants.

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In a case of UGOA versus Ministry of Internal Affairs, Court rules in favor UGOA

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Court ruled in favor of UGOA in a case versus Ministry of Internal AffairsCourt ruled in favor of UGOA in a case versus Ministry of Internal Affairs

Last September Zoryan Shkiryak, Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs expressed his opinion on legislative adjustment of weapons turnover in Ukraine: “it’s not a good time”, he said.

When reporters asked him about a gun on his hip, Mr. Shirkyak said that “it’s an "award weapon", which he carries openly in all places, where he feels his life is in danger”.

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SAF Announces Working Relationship With Ukrainian Gun Owners' Assn.

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In the photo above from right to left  Alan Gottlieb and George Uchaykin at the SHOT show in Las VegasIn the photo above from right to left Alan Gottlieb and George Uchaykin at the SHOT show in Las Vegas

The Second Amendment Foundation today announced that it has started a new working relationship with the Ukrainian Gun Owners Association (GOA), a member organization of the International Association for the Protection of Civilian Arms Rights (IAPCAR), which SAF founder Alan Gottlieb played a key role in creating.

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President Poroshenko's response to an e-petition "To Formalize in Legislation the Right of Citizens of Ukraine to Self-Defence"

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Administration of the President of UkraineAdministration of the President of Ukraine

 President of Ukraine's response
to an e-petition No. 22/000040-ep

Concerning formalization of a citizen of Ukraine's right to freely bear firearms and immediate adoption of the Law of Ukraine "On Civil Firearms and Ammunition" (Reg. № 1135-1 from February 5, 2015), posted on the website of an Official Internet Representation of the President of Ukraine on August 29 2015 by Georgiy Uchaykin, Chairman of Supervisory Board of Ukrainian Gun Owners Association.

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EU : You cannot stop terrorism by restricting legal gun ownership

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EU : You cannot stop terrorism by restricting legal gun ownershipEU : You cannot stop terrorism by restricting legal gun ownership

In the light of past events in France, the EU is planning to restrict semiautomatic firearms and put more obstacles for owners of firearms. Needless to say how this could impact our battle for our rights in Ukraine. Therefore, we must sign and share it - EU citizens need our help in their fight for their rights!

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The first Petition to be submitted for consideration by the President of Ukraine is the Gun Owners Petition

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The first Petition to be submitted for consideration by the President of Ukraine is the Gun Owners PetitionThe first Petition to be submitted for consideration by the President of Ukraine is the Gun Owners Petition

September 3rd, 2015, a Petition by the gun owners gathered 25,000 votes. The Petition was registered on the President's website on August 29th. The minimum requirement that was necessary for its consideration was reached.

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Draft bill in parliament suggests relaxing rules for gun ownership in Ukraine

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A new draft bill filed to parliament this month suggests relaxing rules for civilian ownership of guns in UkraineA new draft bill filed to parliament this month suggests relaxing rules for civilian ownership of guns in Ukraine

There is a growing move in Ukraine's new parliament to relax rules on gun ownership in Ukraine, and even allow license-free ownership of some types of weapons.

A draft bill suggesting new rules of ownership was filed to parliament on Dec. 10 by a cross-faction group of 31 deputies.

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Live portrait – ‘Free People Have Guns’

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Live portrait – ‘Free People Have Guns’Live portrait – ‘Free People Have Guns’

On September, 28 the Ukrainian Gun Owners Association together with photo artist Igor Gaidai created the first in Ukrainian history live portrait – ‘Free People Have Guns’ in Kiev.

This event was supported by thousands of Ukrainians, and hundreds of Ukrainians in civil casual wear but with guns in their arms showed their unity and resolution to stand for peace and for security of their families and their country.

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Open Letter to the President of Ukraine on the Constitution Day

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The Constitution of UkraineThe Constitution of Ukraine

Dear Mr. President!

The events of the latest months exposed lot of weak points of the Ukrainian security system, moreover the catastrophe situation in some directions. In particular, we can state today that the government has lost the control over the guns circulation among population. It is obvious that things are going to get worth and this process entails threat for citizens’ security and peace in the country in the future.

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Ukrainian Gun Owners Association’s official statement

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Constitution of UkraineConstitution of Ukraine

Today every citizen of Ukraine understands why our country has hundreds of thousands of policemen. Last illusions were crushed when riot police used rubber batons and boots at the Independence Square on peaceful citizens.

After such actions we realize that it is not enough to only adopt the Gun Law.

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