Holly Sullivan is the President at CCDL (Connecticut Citizens Defense League), and the CT delegate for The DC Project.
Holly is a working professional raising a three year old daughter. She holds a Masters degree and has been working in the Human Resources field for 10 years. Holly is also an NRA Instructor and focuses on pro bono training for women. She organizes a group of 50 Connecticut area mothers who focus on responsible carry.
Holly currently serves as the President of the Connecticut Citizens Defense League, a 41,000 member non-partisan grassroots organization devoted to advocating rights affirmed by the Constitution of the United States and the State of Connecticut. She has also competed in IDPA, the International Defensive Pistol Association.
She has also donated her time and energy to be the Legislative Advisor on the Advisory Board for The DC Project: Women for Gun Rights, an educational, nonpartisan group of women from all 50 states who advocate for Second Amendment education over legislation. Gun rights are women’s rights and every woman must be prepared to be their own first responder. Women gun owners make firearms safety and education a top priority.
Matt Lohafer is a the cohost of the Geeks Gadgets and Guns Podcast and a designer of firearms at LFDR Research. He is a self-described Dad, Engineer, Gun designer, Podcaster, and YouTuber.
Says Matt, “I’ve been interested in shooting since I was young, and got more serious about it when I was in college. Since 2013 I’ve been listening to lots of gun podcasts, and then started seriously working on designing guns, and began working part time for JARD Inc. in Sheldon, IA. I met up with Matt from Geeks Gadgets and Guns at a training class hosted by Paul Lathrop, and started co-hosting GGG, and we began posting videos on our LFD Research youtube channel not long after that.”
Rick Dalton – Vice President & Legislative Liaison for Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA)
20 Year Veteran of the Mesa Arizona Police Department/ Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Crime Scene Officer (CSO), Community Relations Specialist, School Resource Officer, Police Academy Instructor, Firearms Instructor.
Professional Memberships: (past and present) President, American Citizens and Lawmen Association (ACLA); President, Arizona Crime Prevention Association (ACPA); Legislative Chairman, International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners (ISCPP); Fraternal Order of Police (FOP); International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI); Executive Vice President and Legislative Liaison, Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA)
Community Service and Awards: (past and present) Lifesaving Award, Mesa Police Department; Arizona Safety Association Howard Pyle Safety Award (outstanding safety practitioner in Arizona); Member City of Mesa Constitution Week Committee; Who’s Who in the West; Editor of Aid and Abet Police and Military Newsletter; Field Instructor, National Center for Constitutional Studies; Legislative Liaison, Constitutional Sheriff’s and Peace Officers’ Association (CSPOA).
What is the mission on CSOPA? Our goal is to educate citizens and elected officials, from sheriffs to commissioners to judges on their Constitutional rights and responsibilities. Our movement is apolitical as a constitutional Sheriff not defined as Democrat, Republican or Libertarian. A constitutional Sheriff, in reference to their OATH, their citizenry, and the constitution is dedicated to UPHOLD – DEFEND – PROTECT – SERVE. The sheriff is a citizen first. Elected by citizens (the people). And answers ONLY TO THE PEOPLE.
Sheriff Richard Mack is the Founder and President of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA) and organized The Freedom Coalition.
Gun Freedom Radio EP78 Theme: The Freedom Coalition
Hour #1 Guests:
– Holly Sullivan – Executive Board Member at CCDL (Connecticut Citizens Defense League) here to talk to us about the CT Governor attempting to raise gun Permit Fees by 400%
– Matt Lohafer – Firearms Designer and cohost on Geeks Gadgets and Guns, and one of the hosts of LFD Research on youtube
Hour #2 Guests:
– Sheriff Richard Mack – Founder and President of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA)
– Rick Dalton – Vice President & National Spokesmen for The Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA) – and BOTH of them are here to talk to us today about The Freedom Coalition that is fighting to free American Citizens who have been imprisoned for arbitrary and political reasons.
Responsibly Armed Citizen Report
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