The California Handgun Roster – A New Proposal to Make a Bad Law Worse

Most California gun owners are familiar with the California Handgun Roster. Those who aren’t can get up to speed here and here. The roster lists handguns that can be sold to law-abiding citizens in California. Handguns not listed cannot be purchased by Californians in stores or on the internet. As with most bad California gun […]

Armed Protesters – Good Idea or Bad?

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 […]

Is this the End of Guns and Ammo In California?

Is this the End of Guns and Ammo In California? Written by: Executive Directors Trent Butler, Loren Campbell, Karen Wood, Michael A. Schwartz   Assemblymember Miguel Santiago:A Profile of an Average Anti-Gun California Legislator Assemblymember Miguel Santiago sent a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom this week that would annihilate the Second Amendment in California. In the […]

How Fragile Our Rights

In the words of Rahm Emanuel “Never allow a crisis to go to waste”. The anti-Second Amendment folks are taking Emanuel’s words to heart. Amid the growing (and mostly manufactured) COVID-19 crisis we again see calls to restrict the Second Amendment (2A). This time the restrictions come in the form of attempts by state and […]

An Important Update about your Second Amendment rights in Riverside County

An Important Update about your Second Amendment rights in Riverside County By Karen Wood, Executive Director Riverside County Gun Owners   Amid the shadows of the current COVID19 crisis are questions surrounding what are considered “essential businesses” and the need for them to remain open. News stations across the globe are reporting non-stop on statistics, […]

Don’t Vote for Someone Who Is Not Endorsed

Don’t Vote for Someone Who Is Not Endorsed by Michael Schwartz 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 […]

SASOs – American Normals Fight Back

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 […]

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

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 […]

Guest Post: Small Wins – The Fight for the Second Amendment

Guest Post from San Diego County Gun Owners Board Member Joseph T Drammissi 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 […]

Guest Post: SDCGO Attends 34th Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference

Guest Post by San Diego County Gun Owners Member Edward Sanchez San Diego County Gun Owners was represented for the first time at 2nd Amendment Foundation’s Gun Rights Policy Conference 2019 in Phoenix (#GRPC2019) “The Rookie” There’s a great scene in the movie “The Rookie” in which Dennis Quaid plays a real-life high school baseball […]