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Why Do You Need a Gun? What Are You Afraid Of?

By |2020-12-20T07:52:07-08:00December 20th, 2020|2A, 2nd Amendment, Blog, CCW, ccw lifestyle, concealed carry, General Gun Owner Community, Gun Owners, San Diego County Gun Owners, SDCGO|

Have you ever been asked why you need to carry a gun? Was it paired with what are you afraid of? Sometimes these questions are asked by those who truly don’t understand and want to learn. Other times they’re asked in a snarky way by anti-Second Amendment types. In either case your answer is important […]

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How Far Will It Go? – The Loss of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

By |2020-12-12T07:23:48-08:00December 12th, 2020|2A, 2nd Amendment, Blog, Constitutional Rights, General Gun Owner Community, Gun Rights, Politics, San Diego County Gun Owners, Second Amendment|

We are now almost ten months into our two week “flatten the curve” restrictions. The effect the restrictions had or didn’t have on the spread of the virus is still being debated. The devastating economic impact the restrictions have had on millions of Americans is not up for debate. Nor is the impact of the […]

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CCW Lifestyle Series # 12 – Situational Awareness and Color Codes

By |2020-12-06T07:40:37-08:00December 6th, 2020|Blog, CCW, ccw lifestyle, concealed carry, Firearms Training, Mentoring & Training, San Diego County Gun Owners, SDCGO|

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 […]

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Thanksgiving for Gun Owners – For What Can We Be Thankful?

By |2020-11-29T09:06:40-08:00November 29th, 2020|2A, 2nd Amendment, Blog, california gun laws, Courts and the Second Amendment, General Gun Owner Community, Gun Owners, Politics, San Diego County Gun Owners, SDCGO|

Happy Thanksgiving to one and all! Hopefully everyone enjoyed a great Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends and violated as many of governor Newsom’s unlawful orders as possible. California gun owners may feel the current situation is bleak, but I would argue we have much for which to be thankful. Consider the following: Second Amendment […]

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Gunsite Alumni Shoot (GAS) – It’s a Family Affair

By |2020-11-22T12:19:39-08:00November 22nd, 2020|Blog, Firearms Training, General Gun Owner Community, Gun Owners, Gunsite Academy, Mentoring & Training|

As a gun owner and writer I’ve always emphasized two things: guns are more fun if you actually shoot them and every gun owner should train regularly. This past October I combined those two ideas by taking a five day intermediate pistol class at Gunsite Academy in Paulden AZ. and staying for the GAS match […]

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So What’s Next for Gun Owners?

By |2020-11-15T07:10:40-08:00November 15th, 2020|2A, 2nd Amendment, Activism, Blog, Constitutional Rights, Courts and the Second Amendment, General Gun Owner Community, Gun Owners, Gun Rights, Politics, San Diego County Gun Owners, SDCGO, Second Amendment|

On January 20th, 2021, Joe Biden will be sworn in as President of the United States. Sometime later in 2021 Kamala Harris will likely be sworn into the same office. What that means for gun owners is probably lots of bad things but possibly a couple of really good things. First the Bad The return […]

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SCOTUS, the Second Amendment, and the Election – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

By |2020-10-31T06:52:23-07:00October 31st, 2020|2A, 2nd Amendment, Blog, Constitutional Rights, Courts and the Second Amendment, General Gun Owner Community, Gun Rights, Politics, San Diego County Gun Owners, SDCGO, Second Amendment, Voting|

“May you live in interesting times”. Whether intended as a curse or a blessing I believe we are here. The following addresses three subjects that make our times interesting. Amy Coney-Barrett was recently confirmed to the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) by a vote of 52-48. Justice Coney-Barrett is arguably one of the most qualified justices to […]

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

By |2020-10-16T05:26:13-07:00October 16th, 2020|2A, 2nd Amendment, Blog, Constitutional Rights, General Gun Owner Community, Gun Owner, Gun Owners, Gun Rights, News and the Media, San Diego County Gun Owners, Second Amendment, Voting|

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. […]

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CCW Lifestyle Series # 11 – Failing the Victim Selection Process

By |2020-09-20T10:20:27-07:00September 20th, 2020|2A, 2nd Amendment, Blog, CCW, ccw lifestyle, concealed carry, General Gun Owner Community, Gun Owners, San Diego County Gun Owners, SDCGO|

As legally armed citizens we train to always avoid getting into self-defense situations, remember you win every fight you avoid. Criminals tend to go through a process when selecting victims. The subject today is what we can do to ensure we fail the victim selection process. A good overall strategy is to follow John Farnham’s […]

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You Do Make a Difference – California’s Standard Capacity Magazine Ban

By |2020-09-13T19:54:42-07:00September 13th, 2020|2A, 2nd Amendment, Activism, Blog, CA Gun Laws, california gun laws, Courts and the Second Amendment, General Gun Owner Community, Gun Rights, San Diego County Gun Owners, SDCGO|

Activism comes in many forms. The point being to find something about which you are passionate and get involved in support of that something. At San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO) our passion is the Second Amendment (2A) and all things that come with it. Primarily SDCGO is focused on helping elect 2A supportive politicians […]

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