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 …

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? …

Opinion: ‘Shameful’ to Use Las Vegas Tragedy to Advance Gun Control

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The San Diego County Gun Owners political-action committee feels it is shameful that Rep. Scott Peters saw a horrible tragedy like the mass murder in Las Vegas as an opportunity to advance his gun-control agenda. Americans are mourning, healing and helping. Yet, Peters chose to leverage this tragedy to advance his agenda through a public statement that was published on this website. Our advocacy organization …

Yes, Research Gun Data

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Recently, shocking events morph into some unrelated actions. A shooting in a black church turned into taking down confederate monuments.  Mass shootings are turning into a debate on the CDC not being allowed to research gun deaths.  Truth is the CDC has never been stopped from researching, it just got its funding cut and for good reason.  Several CDC Senior …

Rider 2007 column on Virginia Tech massacre

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On the www.CalNews.com website I came across a column I wrote in 2007 — published in several papers. Nothing has changed since I wrote it, so it seems it bears repeating. http://www.calnews.com/archives/rider02.htm The Virginia Tech Massacre By Richard Rider, CalNews.com April 18, 2007 Some observations on the shooting tragedy at Virginia Tech. True to form, the national TV and radio …