How to Legally Transport Firearms in the Peoples Republic of California

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In the last few months we’ve seen a dramatic increase in gun sales across the country. At first this was fueled by the public’s reaction to government restrictions due to the COVID19 crisis. Later the public’s newfound fondness for the Second Amendment was propelled by the mostly peaceful (MSM description) rioting, looting, and arson that swept the country in response …

Looney Tunes for Looney Times – Elmer Fudd Disarmed

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I wish I were making this up but it’s actually true. HBO Max premiered Looney Tunes Cartoons on it’s streaming service last week. Apparently, the cartoons featuring Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd will be similar to the originals with one glaring exception. Elmer will be “hunting wabbits” without a shotgun. That’s right, a hunter hunting rabbits without a gun. In …

CCW Lifestyle Series # 8 – What do “No Guns Allowed” Signs Mean to the Legally Armed Citizen?

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The following is part of a continuing series of articles intended to provide a starting point for those new to concealed carry. There is much to learn and great satisfaction to be had but figuring out where to begin can be daunting for newcomers. The intent of the series is to provide useful information for those beginning the transition to …

San Diego Gun Owners PAC releases statement on riots, looting, protests in San Diego County: `We support our rights to keep and bear arms.’

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— San Diego Gun Owners PAC releases statement on riots, looting, protests in San Diego County: `We support our rights to keep and bear arms.’   San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a political action committee (PAC) promoting Second Amendment rights, has released a statement in response to the riots, looting and protests in San Diego County in the aftermath …

To Ride, Shoot Straight, and Speak the Truth – 100 Years of Colonel Jeff Cooper

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May is the Centennial of Col. Jeff Cooper. Jeff Cooper is truly one of the legends of the firearms community. For those not familiar with Col. Cooper and what he’s done I offer this short article to acquaint you with the Colonel. I hope this inspires you to pursue additional information and learn more about this great man. Jeff Cooper …

Armed Protesters – Good Idea or Bad?

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As part of the continuing “COVID-19 Crisis Theatre” being performed around the country, the expected, but late in coming, protests are finally beginning. In Michigan one protest featured openly armed protesters. This begs the obvious questions; are visibly armed protesters a good idea? And is this a productive approach? But there is a much deeper and more serious issue. Let’s …

Local FPPC Enforcement Decisions

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Released by Fair Political Practices Commission 4/24/20… In the Matter of James Elia for State Assembly 2018, James Elia, and Sara Kagy; FPPC No. 18/1372. Staff: Jenna C. Rinehart, Commission Counsel. James Elia was a successful candidate for State Assembly District 71 in the June 5, 2018 Primary Election and unsuccessful in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Elia for …

CCW Lifestyle Series # 6 – Lockdown Gotcha Down? – Develop Your Dry Fire Practice Routine (Part 2)

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The following is part of a continuing series of articles intended to provide a starting point for those new to concealed carry. There is much to learn and great satisfaction to be had but figuring out where to begin can be daunting for newcomers. The intent of the series is to provide useful information for those beginning the transition to …

CCW Lifestyle Series #5 – Lockdown Gotcha Down? – Develop Your Dry Fire Practice Routine (Part 1)

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The following is part of a continuing series of articles intended to provide a starting point for those new to concealed carry. There is much to learn and great satisfaction to be had but figuring out where to begin can be daunting for newcomers. The intent of the series is to provide useful information for those beginning the transition to …

CCW Lifestyle Series #4 – Safe At Home?

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The following is part of a continuing series of articles intended to provide a starting point for those new to concealed carry. There is much to learn and great satisfaction to be had but figuring out where to begin can be daunting for newcomers. The intent of the series is to provide useful information for those beginning the transition to …

San Diego Gun Owners PAC applauds federal guidelines for opening gun shops as essential businesses; gratitude to Sheriff Bill Gore, `condemnation’ for County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher

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San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a political action committee (PAC) promoting Second Amendment rights, is applauding recent federal guidelines that have classified gun shop retailers as essential businesses to remain open during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown. “Despite what you might be hearing from over-reaching, power-hungry politicians, gun shops are protected by the federal government and are absolutely deemed essential,” …

What Happens When the Sheep Are Frightened?

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As we finish up week two of Coronavirus Theatre it’s worth considering what can be learned at this point in the experience. Americans are easily manipulated, even more so when they are frightened. The mainstream media (MSM) has done a wonderful job in creating fear. Our government has also done a great job of inadvertently growing that fear. The MSM …

Mass Hysteria in America – A Good Reason to be a Gun Owner

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Since it seems the entire mainstream media (MSM) is obsessed with the coronavirus and using it to create mass hysteria, it’s probably time to address the subject here. Let’s begin with two statements. The coronavirus is real, people will get sick and there will be fatalities. The coronavirus crisis is not real, it is being manufactured by the MSM and …

“Shall Not Be Infringed” – What Does That Really Mean and is the Government Already in Violation?

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The United States Bill of Rights consists of the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution. The Second Amendment (2A) reads as follows: A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed Bill of Rights Dec 15, 1791 (First 10 Amendments) …

San Diego Gun Owners PAC announces endorsed candidates for March primary election

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San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a political action committee promoting Second Amendment rights, has announced its endorsement of candidates for the March 3 primary election. Leading SDCGO’s list of endorsed candidates are two candidates for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors and one candidate for mayor of San Diego. The Supervisorial candidates include Joel Anderson, a former State …

Don’t Vote for Someone Who Is Not Endorsed

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Every election season Second Amendment organizations reach out to candidates.  We send questionnaires and meeting requests and it is all an attempt to evaluate their candidacy for possible endorsement.  We want to know if they are pro Second Amendment, viable, and honorable because our next step is to communicate to our membership that support will be needed to get that …

Texas Church Shooting, Legally Armed Citizens, and Media Bias

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Last week we saw another church shooting, this one at the West Freeway Church of Christ in the city of White Settlement, Texas. This incident was ended just six seconds after it began by an armed citizen volunteer of the church security team. Media coverage was predictable. Church shootings are an unfortunate reality in our society. There have been at …

Should You Consider Concealed Carry?

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While working an RSO shift at the range last week I had the opportunity to speak with two gentlemen on the subject of concealed carry. One man was very interested and had permits in numerous states but not California. His buddy felt like he had no need to carry and cited several mutual friends that felt the same way. Carrying …