Radio Interview 12/18/09

CCDL President Scott Wilson  was interviewed on the Lee Elci Show on Dec. 18th from 9:00am to 9:30am. Scott spoke about the CCDL mission, and potential upcoming legislative proposals. Interviewed along with Scott was CCDL Events Coordinator Kevin Borgnis,talking about the upcoming 2nd Amendment March on Hartford slated for Saturday April 10th, 2010 at the Capitol. The Lee Elci Show is broadcast on FM 104.7 (WXLM). Click below to listen to the interview (about 22 minutes).




click on the links for more information:

Documents -Printable documents about gun rights


Legislative -Various legislative topics


Permit Issues – Issues with CT carry permits

Letter Writing Guide – A Guide for Public Letter Writing


CT – Clubs and Ranges


Berlin – Mattabassett Rifle & Pistol Club

Branford – Branford Gun Club

Bridgeport – Bridgeport Shooting Range

Bristol – Bristol Game & Fish Assoc.

Bristol – Wolf’s Indoor Range & Gun Store

Chaplin —Fin Fur & Feather Club

Colebrook – Northwestern CT Sportsman’s Association

Coventry – Manchester Sportsmen’s Association

Danbury – Pahquioque Rod and Gun

Danielson – Markover Hunting Preserve

Durham – New Haven Raccoon Club

East Granby – Hartford Gun Club

East Haven – Elm City Gun Club

East Lyme – Niantic Sportsmen’s Club

Guilford – Chris’ Indoor Shooting Range

Guilford – Guilford Sportsmans Assoc.

Greenwich – Cos Cob Revolver & Rifle Club

Groton – Groton Sportsmen Club

Hamden – Hamden Fish & Game

Harwinton – Harwinton Rod and Gun Club

Manchester – Metropolitan Shooters

Marbledale – Ousatonic Fish and Game

Meriden – Meriden Rod & Gun Club

Meriden – Silver City Gun Club

Mystic – Mystic Rod and Gun Club

Naugatuck – High Rock Shooting Association

Newington – Hoffman’s – Indoor Shooting Range

New Milford – Shooters Pistol Range

North Guilford – New Haven Sportsman’s Club

Oakdale – Quaker Hill Rod & Gun

Plainfield – Pachaug Outdoor Club

Prospect – Prospect Gun Club

Ridgefield – Ramapoo Rifle & Revolver Club

Simsbury – Metacon Gun Club

Somers – Somers Sportsmen’s Assoc.

Southington – Bell City Rifle Club

Southington – King 33 Training

Torrington – Torrington Fish & Game Association

Vernon – Rockville Fish & Game Club

Wallingford – Blue Trail Range & Gun Store

Wallingford – Wallingford Rod and Gun Club

Windsor – Windsor Marksmen’s Association

Wolcott – Wolcott Landowners Protective Association

Woodstock – Putnam Fish and Game


Attorneys at Law

Craig C. Fishbein, Esq – Wallingford
(203) 265-2895

Martha A. Dean – Avon
(860) 676-0033

David J. Cutillo – New Haven
(203) 787-8510

John C. Drapp III– Bridgeport
(203) 690-1732

Joseph A. Jaumann– Bridgeport
(203) 690-1731

Ralph D. Sherman – New Britain

Rachel M. Baird – Torrington

Andrew J. Buzzi, Jr. – Danbury
(203) 791-9176

Gregory J. Miller – Redding, Norwalk
(203) 733.2887

Charles Christian Young, Esq., FFL – Bridgeport
(203) 368-0211

About Page

About Page

Click the links below for more information:

About Us – General information about the CCDL


Contact – A list of officers and coordinators with email information


Events – Details of Events sponsored or attended by the CCDL, Inc.


Media – CCDL, Inc. in the media


Meetings – Links to CCDL, Inc. Monthly meeting minutes


Newsletters – An archived list of mass email Newsletters sent to all members



Meeting Minutes Dec 2009

CCDL Inc Meeting minutes December 8, 2009

19:05 Meeting called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance

Attendees: (Removed from the minutes for online publishing)


19:03 Introductions –New members and existing members.

19:07 Scott Welcome to everyone, thanks for the support

19:09 Executive Reports – President

Distributed cards and placards to multiple gun shops and clubs

Change of officers work done with the bank

Attended YCGG gun show and supported 2A march

Web update

Change of registered agent

Change of officers

Executive Meeting at Hoffman’s on Dec 1.

Webmaster position to technical coordinator posting for 30 days

Procedure for coordinators

Reports from Kevin (2A etc)

Radio Interview coming up

Attended Trap shooting with the legislators at Wolcott Land Owners (LOPA)

Filmed a segment “What you should know” with Hartford Public Access channel (Judy)

Will be on later

Registered trademark with secretary of state

19:13 Secretary Report for Justin by Lenny

Pistol permit issues for various towns/cities collecting forms

Thank Tim Smith and John Kumiega

Resolution to address inadequacies in bylaws

Ready for January Meeting


Permit issues discussion and local issuing authority to determine suitability.


19:21 Committee reports

Membership – Nick

281 members now

Gun stores without cards let him know


Events coordinator – Kevin

YCGG turnout volunteers good

2A march – big interest

Folks without computers are not interested in learning about web-based content

Call in number?

TV show thanks to Judy Aron

Events 1st annual CCDL dinner in February

Mid spring – free food snack at a rest area?

Firearms safety rules – policy when meeting

Needs help in very near future due to impending birth of a son (congrats)

CCDL “Is that Legal?” tri-fold brochure, well received.

Packet of info for non-computer people (as mentioned above)


Virginia asked if there were plans for busses for April 19th DC march

Tax/Tea party march April 15th in DC

CT 2A march in Hartford 10th April

Google phone voice mailbox free

Fund raisers – benefit 2A national march?

Hats for sale $15.00 each


19:30 Volunteers – Steve L, Chris, Cheryl, to get with Kevin.

Petition for State Legislators to support 2A


19:31 Legislative Advocacy Coordinator – Steve


Dec 5th Saturday – Trap shoot at Wolcott Land Owners Protection Association

Hans Justus – President of WLOPA


  1. Experience shooting sports in a safe environment
  2. Meet club officers and members
  3. Meet CCDL and learn the organizations mission
  4. Pave the way for more community awareness

It was a snowy day

Representatives Rosa Rebimbas and

Dave Labriola attended, as did Jake McGuigan from the National Shooting Sports Foundation

With our own Steve, Scott, Lenny and Justin

Check out for more information

Will invite Corky Mazurik – pro-gun Democrat

Hopefully WLOPA will hold more of these type events in the year

Breast Cancer benefit shoot

Marshall Robinson, noted State Police ballistics expert and WLOPA Vice President, testifies for DPS etc.

Was welcomed as a new member and we should find a position that could use his expertise.

Question: How many legislators are on our side? Against? On the fence?

Majority on the fence.

Mary Fritz from Cheshire was proudly gun control – after hearing testimony said at a hearing “we are going down the wrong road” a good outcome.

Do more awareness things in the 4 corners of the state.

Smaller events

Contact local people to go shoot


19:44 Webmaster report – Virginia

Pay pal donations $197.55 deposited to the bank account

Menu changes in proper places

Newsletters under “About” menu

Tee shirts – In limbo, part of Jay’s basement for shipping area?

Q – How many members donated?? Not tracking that information


19:48 Lenny passed around the hat for donations.

19:50 Open forum-

Thanks to Aron family for TV show exposure

Sweatshirts? Prices to come as well as for embroidered polo shirts

Collection of Statutes in state to combine in one place – Legislative area posting local ordinances.

Lenny said we have lots of work to do and need involvement.

Gaye – Legislators, need to educate them to become an expert authority and able to get information quickly, suggest to them to contact CCDL for help.

20:00 Steve – This has been tried before but died out. Needs to be revived.

20:04 break

20:26 Scott – Old business

Tee-shirts online sales

Teams of people to visit gun shops

2A march

Proposed legislation from DPS

Legislative shooting event

Town permit issues, collect all non-standard procedures/forms

Tables for Friends of the NRA banquet


20:29 Proposed new business

NRA Banquet $50/head Nutmeg is the biggest in the country

Lenny – Purchase table(s) for CCDL

Pledge type deal, counts of people, sheet sent around

Usually held on Friday at the end of March or early April

Held in Southington at Aquaturf

Cheryl and Chris will oversee getting info and such on that.


20:36 Fishing and hunting expo at Hartford February 26th-28th

Table? $150 for non-profit

Jeff – print out bills to show hunters the laws are going after them now

Staffing for show – not Kevin

Volunteers – consensus we should get a table

20:45 Scott – show of hands to go to show


20:46 Ken Baylor – Public Relations Coordinator stepped down

Job description

Send press releases to media

Send press releases to firearms organizations

Field CCDL Questions from media

Contact Scott or Lenny about interest in this position


20:51 Kevin – talking about first annual dinner

Elks Lodge in Rocky Hill 95 people capacity $300

Middletown $500 food extra, must use their caterer

New Britain 270 people $500

American Legion in Thomaston? $300 or so?


20:58 Legislators – Need Gun people to become legislators

Connecticut Patriot Alliance, invite to speak to them

John Election matching funds from state

Scott read political section of CCDL bylaws

21:03 meeting closed