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 …

Progress in the Fight to End Gun Free Zones

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Clear thinking Americans understand that the vast majority of gun control laws in place are completely ineffective regarding their stated purpose. That stated purpose is always to increase public safety and reduce crime. Many of these laws actually endanger the public. Most are unconstitutional in that they clearly “infringe” on our rights. Among the most dangerous of these laws are …

SASOs – American Normals Fight Back

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When I first became a Second Amendment (2A) activist I remember thinking about the subject of Sanctuaries. At the time the idea of sanctuary cities, counties, and even states was gaining traction. These were focused on immigration issues and ignoring federal law aimed at stopping illegal immigration. I remember thinking how nice it would be if people began creating Second …

What’s The Biggest Danger To Our Second Amendment?

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It’s election season and San Diego County Gun Owners has received our candidate questionnaire back from San Marcos City Council candidate Ed Musgrove.  In a word, it was horrible. Normally, I don’t publish information from questionnaires.  If their response includes a questionable statement or two, I look at it as an opportunity to educate the candidate.  I contact the candidate …

2nd Amendment Rally: A Message of Unity in Support of a Common Cause

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Guest Post by Sam Lichtman More than a thousand firearm owners and Second Amendment activists converged on the West Lawn of the United States Capitol on November 2nd in support of their constitutionally guaranteed right to keep and bear arms. The Capitol dome served as a dramatic backdrop for the roster of more than two dozen speakers who took the …

SB 901: A Fair Compromise Protecting State and Ratepayers

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by Lawrence Stirling As conflagrations continue to ravage our state, and after much debate in the capital, now is the final chance for lawmakers in Sacramento to approve Senate Bill 901 (SB 901) — a package of much-needed wildfire prevention and financing reforms. The bill is compromise legislation which includes some important safeguards for California’s ratepayers and our business community. …

San Diego Young Republicans win national recognition

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A Message from the President Congratulations SDYR! I recently received word from one of our friends in the Young Republican National Federation that SDYR has won the award of ‘Small Chapter of the Year’ for 2015! This is an unprecedented level of recognition from the national level! It has truly been an honor to watch SDYR grow and flourish into …

Because, ya know, all those Dems opposed to the Chargers’ downtown stadium plan are part of the conservative coalition

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San Diego Rostra Editorial Yesterday, Voice of San Diego Editor in Chief Scott Lewis wrote of “conservative” plans to kill the San Diego Chargers’ proposal for a downtown stadium… If you were wondering whether the city’s coalition of conservative business groups was open to supporting the Chargers’ plan for a new convadium in East Village, wonder no longer: It looks …

San Diego’s “Influentials” for 2014

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It’s a tough task to put together an adequate, objective or even fair list of those throughout the region having the most influence in the last year. Influence on what, exactly, and in what way? Heck, it’s even difficult to get people to agree on the definition of “influence.” Kudos to the others that have created such year-end rankings. You …