The 2nd Amendment is on the Ballot November 3rd – How Will You Vote?

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With the presidential election only weeks away, we find the Second Amendment (2A) prominently on the ballot. The positions of each candidate regarding the Constitution in general, and the 2A in particular, are starkly disparate. The results of this election could change the direction of the country even more profoundly than the 2016 election did. With so much at stake, …

Defense Against Mobs – An Interview with Massad Ayoob

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Our country has been experiencing widespread violent protests and riots over the past two months. What may have begun as legitimate protests by mostly naïve, misinformed people was quickly taken over by criminals and those with violent intent. As a major political party has chosen to encourage this unrest using it as a political tool, it’s likely the violence will …

Press Release: San Diego Gun Owners PAC releases 2-minute video critical of County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher

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San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a political action committee (PAC) promoting Second Amendment rights, has released a scathing two-minute video titled “An Open Letter to San Diego County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher.” The video appears on the PAC’s website www.sdcgo.org, and can be viewed here (https://youtu.be/OKBJV5B5KAY). The video, critical of Fletcher, features Fletcher’s own comments from previous press conferences, including his statement …

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 …

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 …

Get the Lead Out – The Latest Gun Law Atrocity From Sacramento

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The latest bill out of Sacramento intended to make us all safer and reduce crime is AB 3071. If you haven’t heard yet, this bill will make ammunition containing lead illegal to sell or use at any gun range in California, indoor or outdoor. Only certified lead free (read: only approved ammunition on the State’s very short list) ammunition may …

CCW Lifestyle Series #3 – Should You Carry With a Round in the Chamber?

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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 …

“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) …

Reconsidering SCOTUS in the Fight for the Second Amendment

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In 2017 I wrote an article questioning the wisdom of depending on the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) to protect the Second Amendment (2A) and the rights of gun owners in America. Over time there seemed to be too many instances where SCOTUS declined to hear a 2A case or when they did, the ruling seemed too weak. …

Sweet Virginia Under Siege by Anti-Gun Forces – Citizens Fight Back

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Funded by multimillionaire leftists, anti-gun forces have swept the elections and seized control of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Michael Bloomberg and others poured an inordinate amount of money into the Virginia elections and were able to elect an anti-gun Governor and create a legislature dominated by anti-gun politicians. To express appropriate gratitude to their out of state supporters, the first …

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 …

California Dreamin’- The Case for Optimism

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If you’re a gun owning American, California is arguably one of the worst states in which to live. California has an ever growing list of senseless, ineffective, and dangerous gun control laws. Be that as it may, there is reason for Americans to be optimistic about the future of the Second Amendment in California. One should never take the position …

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 …

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 …