citizens committee

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Noun1.citizens committee - a self-constituted organization to promote something
NGO, nongovernmental organization - an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
vigilance committee - a volunteer committee to maintain order where an efficient legal system does not exist
welcoming committee - a committee to welcome new residents to a community
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The Islamabad Citizens Committee (ICC) has expressed its grave concern over the shortfall of 60 million gallons of water per-day in the capital.
About 350 elderly people attended the party which was sponsored by Telecom and supported by the Ada Ma/Hao Senior Citizens Committee.
The corrected item follows: 0030 Prince Faisal Ibn Khaled Receives Head and Members of Citizens Committee in Asir Province Abha, Muharram.
No longer will American citizens be required to leave their right to self-defense at the gates of a national park," says Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) chair Alan Gottlieb.
No doubt the school board will suffer some slings and arrows, but if this decision one day saves the life of even one child, it will have been worthwhile," said Alan Gottlieb, chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms.
Citizens Committee for New York City announced that it will honor Amanda M.
It's better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it,'' said Joe Waldron, executive director of the Washington State-based Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms.
The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has filed complaints with the Delaware attorney general's office and the federal Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms requesting an investigation into whether Brady violated state or federal laws.
Inspired by the enthusiasm of the citizens group, the administration and the school board joined the citizens committee in sharing the message with the entire community of about 15,000 people.
In 1995, the Bradshaws, who are African-American, founded the community activist group Defense Depot of Memphis, Tennessee, Concerned Citizens Committee (DDMT-CCC).
In a circular dated November 2, 1933, issued under the authority of the Citizens Committee and Costonie, the newly organized coalition upped the ante by demanding that all stores in Black neighborhoods employ entirely Black staffs immediately, that Black managers be hired by January 1, and that all the white clerks recently hired be fired.
At a press conference in the Washington offices of the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU joined with 10 other organizations, including the National Rifle Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, and the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation, to ask President Clinton to appoint a commission that would review cases in which federal law-enforcement officials may have used excessive force or otherwise acted illegally.

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