Small Wins – The Fight for the Second Amendment

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Sometimes being a Second Amendment (2A) advocate in California can be discouraging. The seemingly endless string of new gun control laws, disinformation, and ever increasing infringement upon basic rights can, at times, make staying positive a challenge. Occasionally we forget that the 2A is alive and well throughout most of Free America and its only in a handful of backward …

Small Wins – The Fight for the Second Amendment

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Sometimes being a Second Amendment (2A) advocate in California can be discouraging. The seemingly endless string of new gun control laws, disinformation, and ever increasing infringement upon basic rights can, at times, make staying positive a challenge. Occasionally we forget that the 2A is alive and well throughout most of Free America and its only in a handful of backward …

An Update on Concealed Carry – San Diego County and Across America

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Contrary to what some may have you believe, the Second Amendment (2A) is alive and well in America. It is certainly under vigorous attack from the gun control left, but normal Americans cherish their Constitution and they cherish the Second Amendment. Part of what the 2A provides is the right of self-protection for an individual citizen and his or her …

San Diego County Gun Owners PAC Issues Public Travel Warning to San Francisco for Gun Owners

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In the wake of a recent resolution by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors declaring the National Rifle Association (NRA) a “domestic terrorist organization,” the San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a political action committee promoting Second Amendment rights, has issued a public travel warning to U.S. gun owners to avoid any travel to San Francisco. “As a public service …

The Truth About Gun Shows

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In case you haven’t heard, the evil Crossroads of the West Gun Show is back at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, at least temporarily. The gun show will return on September 28 and 29. I hope all gun owners in the area will find the time to attend in a massive show of support for the show and those who fought to bring …

John McCann Rocks Voters…Again

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by Michael A. Schwartz, Executive Director, San Diego County Gun Owners I just got off the phone with Chula Vista City Council Member John McCann where he spent the entire 20-minute call pretending to be the victim of his own vote at last night’s city council meeting. If you are a Republican who has wondered why California continues to see …

I Figured Out Why They Don’t Like Guns

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by Michael A. Schwartz, Executive Director, San Diego County Gun Owners Tuesday, July 30th the San Diego City Council voted to require all gun owners within the city limits to keep their guns locked or inoperable while in the home. The vote was 7 to 2 with Chris Cate and Scott Sherman in opposition.  The penalty for violating this new, overreaching law? …

San Diego County Gun Owners responds to shooting at Del Mar Fairgrounds

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In response to the shooting at the Ice Cube concert at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the San Diego County Gun Owners PAC calls on the 22nd Agricultural Board to discontinue events that invite violence and, instead, support events that promote family, safety, and law-abiding San Diegans, such as the Crossroads of the West gun show. Where’s the moral outrage towards the Del …

Dozens of elected officials express support for Del Mar Gun Show

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Gun Owners PAC submits letters from local city officials supporting Del Mar gun show Press Release San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a political action committee promoting Second Amendment rights, recently demonstrated countywide appeal for the  Crossroads of the West gun show, attended by tens of thousands of Southern California residents at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, with a stack of 30 …

NRA gives Gaspar an “F”

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Oooohhh….Kristin Gaspar gets a big…fat…”F” from the ole’ NRA. She took a hard right turn on immigration and Trump to try to get through the primary, but her record is her record. I know for years it was just some gun guy around town who kept squawking about Gaspar and the Second Amendment. But…this is the NRA, folks. And it’s …

Anti-Second Amendment Statement and Dem Donations cost Kristin Gaspar OCGOP endorsement

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By Michael Schwartz, Orange County Gun Owners The reporting about the Orange County endorsement for Congress seat has been all about Diane Harkey — and deservedly so. She won the endorsement with a near-unanimous voice vote. Only one abstention, someone who didn’t want to endorse anyone before the primary. Very few people are talking about how Kristin Gaspar “lost” the …

Gun Owners Are Ready to Have a Conversation

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A high-profile mass murder and again, the nation is saddened and horrified to hear about the heinous acts of violence committed by a highly troubled young man who showed many clear signs that he needed help.  It goes without saying that law-abiding gun owners abhor acts of violence, whether the offender is using a gun or not.  It is our …

Anti-gun policy proposed by State Assemblymembers already exists

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For Immediate Release, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 Contact: Michael A. Schwartz, SDCGO, (858) 335-9320 * * * San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a political action committee promoting Second Amendment rights, released the following statement today in response to proposed legislation from California State Assemblymembers Todd Gloria and Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher. * * * SAN DIEGO — At a press conference …

Gun Owners’ Response to Times of San Diego Article about Bill Gore

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(Ken Stone, Times of San Diego, originally requested a response from SDCGO and subsequently reneged on his promise to publish the response.) In reference to the article published on November 17, 2017, titled “Sheriff Gore Aims to Issue More Concealed Gun Permits in San Diego County,“ ideally a response only discusses policy, but it is necessary to correct inaccuracies in Sheriff …

CCW Permits in San Diego County – What the Numbers Are, What the Numbers Should Be

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San Diego County Gun Owners PAC Board Member Joe Drammissi provides context for a recently published Union Tribune article seen here: http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/data-watch/sd-me-gun-data-20171104-story.html Recently I watched a short video of Sheriff Bill Gore speaking to the Latino American Political Association (LAPA) here in San Diego. The part of the talk captured on the video concerns Sheriff Gore discussing his CCW policy. Sheriff Gore …

Supreme Court Refuses to Take Peruta Case Against Sheriff Gore’s “Good Cause” Policies

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The Supreme Court refused to hear the NRA/CRPA’s “Peruta” lawsuit against San Diego’s Sheriff Gore. The reason for the Supreme Court’s decision is not important. It is important to understand what their decision means. The NRA/CRPA’s lawsuit leaves us with an En Banc decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals stating there is no constitutional right to bear arms …

Survey Says: Democrat Path to Victory in Sheriff’s Race

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Between April 25 and May 15, San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO) conducted a survey of its members and followers.  The survey link was posted on the SDCGO Facebook page and sent to the 3500+ people who receive our weekly newsletter.  We received a response from 744 members and non-members. The purpose was to find out more about the average SDCGO …

San Diego County Gun Owners PAC Criticizes Lincoln Club for Sheriff Endorsement

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Statement from San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO) Last Friday, the San Diego Lincoln Club held an early round of endorsement interviews for their PAC and their members recommended to endorse controversial San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore, who is running for reelection. This endorsement shows a lack of respect for voters and is adversarial to public safety. Sheriff Gore continues …

San Diego County Gun Owners statement on La Jolla Crossroads violent attack

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SDCGO statement on La Jolla Crossroads violent attack San Diego County Gun Owners PAC staff, members, and Board are deeply saddened by the horrific and senseless violence committed against innocent people at the La Jolla Crossroads apartment complex Sunday evening. We want to thank the police officers who responded to end the actions of one deeply disturbed monster. It is …

San Diego County Gun Owners to Gore: Stop simply paying lip service to the civil rights of San Diegans

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San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO) sent the following letter to Sheriff Bill Gore on January 23. The group is awaiting a response. “SDCGO has made attempts to work with Sheriff Gore on his CCW issuing policy,” said Michael Schwartz, the group’s executive director. “It has become clear to us that he has no interest in working with anyone to …