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Category: Media Statement

Condolences to families of Tavern Murders

on 11 July 2022by Jonathan Deal
Safe Citizen extends condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in tavern attacks over the weekend. Read More
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Category: Media Statement

Does Gun Control Work on Criminals?

on 12 June 2022by Jonathan Deal
This opinion piece seeks a balanced view presenting facts in a rational discussion on an emotional topic.Read More
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Category: Media Statement

Top Cop Takes Aim at Private Gun Owners

on 18 May 2022by Jonathan Deal
Jeremy Vearey suggests that guns in criminal hands originate from private owners.Read More
Category: Media Bulletin

Violence Not Solved By Disarming Citizens

on 12 May 2022by Jonathan Deal
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Category: Media Bulletin

Change in SAPS Leadership Welcomed

on 28 February 2022by Jonathan Deal
We look forward to working with the new Commissioner via the Civilian Secretariat.Read More
Category: Media Bulletin

Guns Aren't The Problem

on 21 February 2022by Jonathan Deal
The Institute for Security Studies has overturned the notion that it is a gun that is responsible for most homicides.

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Category: Media Bulletin

The People Have Spoken

on 30 November 2021by Jonathan Deal
The delay of the bill is closely linked to the overwhelmingly negative public comment received by the government.

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Category: Media Statements

Take control of the criminals not the guns

on 27 October 2021by Jonathan Deal
Criminals with guns are fast becoming the greatest enemy of South Africa’s children.
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Category: Media Bulletin

Submit details of new applications

on 14 September 2021by Dear South Africa
SAAADA & CHASA invite affected individuals to submit the details of their new firearm application’s processing period.

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Category: Media Statements

It's Raining Bullets

on 07 September 2021by Jonathan Deal
The criminal and life-threatening practice of firing guns into the air at funerals and rallies in South Africa has to be ended immediately. 

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Category: In The Media

Gun sales shoot up as more people look to arm themselves following unrest

on 04 September 2021by The Witness
 By The Witness reporter Jyothi Laldas.
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Category: Media Bulletin

Community Mobilisation is Key to Safe Citizens

on 16 July 2021by Safe Citizen
The accounts of citizens standing together to protect property and lives in the face of looting point to an encouraging trend.
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Category: Media Bulletin

Solidarity with law-abiding citizens and SAPS

on 13 July 2021by Safe Citizen
In this time of despair Safe Citizen encourages all law-abiding South Africans to stand together and look after one another.
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Category: Media Statements

SAPS flounders in the face of riots and looting

on 13 July 2021by Safe Citizen
These events demonstrate the inability of the government to protect its citizens and establishes a case for private firearms.
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Category: Media Statements

Comment Period for the FCA Bill Extended

on 28 June 2021by DearSA
DearSA welcomes a decision by the Minister to extend the public participation process on the FCA Bill to the end of July.
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Category: Media Statements

SAPS finally release hidden report

on 28 June 2021by SafeCitizen
The Civilian Secretariat for Police finally released the 'Wits Report' on their website.
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Category: Media Statements

More SAPS Guns Stolen

on 25 June 2021by SafeCitizen
We are provided with another example of the double standards of SAPS leadership and inability of the State to look after its own guns.
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Category: In The Media

Carrying a gun is a civilised act

on 21 June 2021by Jonathan Deal
All human interactions can be reduced to either reason or force; carrying a gun protects you from those who would resort to force instead of reason.
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Category: Media Statements

SAPS lost guns but wants to disarm citizens

on 21 June 2021by Ian Cameron
SAPS lost 26 025 guns, yet still wants to disarm law-abiding citizens.
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Category: Media Statements

At least the DA are listening to public outcry

on 18 June 2021by Ian Cameron
Law-abiding citizens have an opportunity to unite in this fight for their rights.
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Category: Media Statements

Call for solidarity of gun owners

on 26 May 2021by Jonathan Deal
By joining Safe Citizen (for free) you will add your voice to an organisation that enters this fight at the level of the Bill of Rights.

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Category: Video Statements

Sport Shooter Stand Up!

on 26 May 2021by Jonathan Deal
Sport Shooter Stand Up!



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Category: Media Statements

The Government has woken a sleeping giant

on 25 May 2021by Jonathan Deal
In one fell swoop, the Firearm Amendment Bill 2021, has shocked, enraged and frightened South Africans.Read More
Category: Video Statements

War Declared On Personal Safety

on 23 May 2021by Jonathan Deal
The government has declared war on your personal safety and security.



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Category: Video Statements

A Message To Gun Owners

on 17 May 2021by Jonathan Deal
Morning. Me again. If you've had enough please block me. I won't be stopping my messages. I won't be counted as someone who sat and watched things happen.

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Category: Video Statements

A Message To SA Citizens

on 14 May 2021by Jonathan Deal
If you're concerned about community safety and security please watch this video. Share it far and wide. It's for you. Your family. Your community. Please stand up and stand together before it's too late.
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Category: Media Statements

Police Station Supposed To Be Safe

on 31 March 2021by Jonathan Deal
The failure of police officers to intervene in this assault is a dereliction of duty.
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Category: Media Statements

Citizens Suffer While Criminals Prosper

on 09 March 2021by Jonathan Deal
The crisis in SAPS is affecting law-abiding citizens.

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Category: Media Statements

Gun Licences - SAPS Asks For Time

on 15 February 2021by Jonathan Deal
The virtual breakdown of service has been formally acknowledged. Let's work through this together.Read More
Category: Media Statements

Don't Throw Us Under The Bus

on 11 February 2021by Jonathan Deal
SafeCitizen calls on SAPS to work with law-abiding gun owners and to also accept the assistance, expertise and administrative muscle of licensed firearm dealers.

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Category: Interviews

TV Interview
on eNCA

on 30 January 2021by Safe Citizen
Safe Citizen's National Coordinator, Jonathan Deal, is interviewed on eNCA News about the revelation that the SSA had unlawfully given firearms to non-members.Watch Interview
Category: Interviews

Radio Interview
on RSG

on 30 January 2021by Safe Citizen
Safe Citizen's National Coordinator, Jonathan Deal, is interviewed on RSG about the revelation that the SSA had unlawfully given firearms to non-members.
Category: Media Statements

SSA Gives Guns To Friends

on 27 January 2021by Jonathan Deal
The SSA unlawfully gave guns to 'non-members', a shocking revelation by SSA acting director-general Loyiso Jafta in front of the State Capture Enquiry.
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Category: Media Statements

Carnage in Durban

on 06 January 2021by McIntosh Polela
"I still have a question that I raised with police, if this person is a known drug dealer and a gangster, why was he still out there?"
- Minister Bheki Cele
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Category: Media Statements

South Africans Are Dying

on 14 December 2020by McIntosh Polela
It is hypocritical to call for a ban on firearms when our leaders have armed protection and when others who have money can afford 24/7 armed securityRead More
Category: SAPS Directives

Firearms Amnesty Guidelines

on 9 December 2020by SafeCitizen
SAPS have issued additional guidelines for the 2020 firearms amnesty that contains important information for anybody making use of the amnesty.Read More
Category: Media Statement

Silence The Guns Is Not About Us

on 8 December 2020by McIntosh Polela
The African Union's Silence the Guns campaign is targeting illegally owned firearms and has nothing to do with lawful gun owners in South Africa.Read More
Category: Media Statement

Citizens Live In Fear

on 23 November 2020by McIntosh Polela
South Africa is now ranked the fifth most dangerous country out of the 144 countries covered in a recent survey.

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Category: Media Statement

High Court Backs Gun Owners

on 11 November 2020by SafeCitizenThis is good news for persons who were being denied the opportunity to make use of the amnesty under certain conditions. Well done to Martin Hood.Read More
Category: Court Order

"Sternberg
v SAPS"

on 11 November 2020by SafeCitizenThe Gauteng High Court issues an order to SAPS to accept & process amnesty applications for firearms physically surrendered during the amnesty period.Read More
Category: Media Statement

Stamp Out Corruption

on 4 November 2020by SafeCitizenLaw-abiding firearm owners ... have an opportunity right now to choose to support our police in rooting out corrupt elements and arresting the criminals.Read More
Category: Media Statement

Stand Against Murderers

on 3 November 2020by SafeCitizenOnly by standing together as a lawfully armed society that cares about each other will we make our communities safer from crime and violence.Read More
Category: Media Statement

SafeCitizen Launches

on 29 October 2020by McIntosh Polela
It is time for action and our opportunity to step up and do something more to protect our communities.

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Category: Media Statement

Lawlessness is not an option

on 13 October 2020by McIntosh Polela
We are alarmed by the developments around the tragic murder of the young farmer, Brendin Horner.

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