SDCGO's Accomplishments

SDCGO works for you, both in the public view and behind the scenes, to bring you tangible results.

So what has SDCGO actually done? The measure of an organization is its accomplishments. Here is what we have done in 2016 to build an effective organization and fight to restore your gun rights:

2017:

  • With PWG, co-hosted and organized the 2017 California Gun Laws Convention panel discussion for over 400 attendees
  • Sponsor at the 4th Annual Sheila Hamed Charity Handgun Course at Front Sight, Nevada along with The Shooters Hangout
  • Held Second Amendment Celebration Dinner with 465 guests at Hotel Del Coronado and raised over $100,000
  • Honored by having May 6, 2017, declared as "San Diego County Gun Owners Day" by San Diego City Council
  • Permanent guest on Gun Sports Radio
  • Passed the 850 members mark
  • Averaging over 100 combined attendees at three monthly meetings
  • Signed up nearly 100 members in the first two months of 2017
  • Added additional paid staff
  • Media appearances in and on NBC, ABC, CBS, KUSI, Union Tribune, Poway News Chieftain, KOGO (Carl DeMaio Show), OSideNews, East County Californian, East County Magazine, East County Style, Times of San Diego, La Mesa Patch, The American Dream, Pomerado News, Oceanside News, and more
  • Have over 4,100 “likes” on our Facebook page, over 1,200 subscribers on our YouTube channel, and over 3,400 people on our email list
  • Dozens of activists attended a seminar on How to Be a Second Amendment Activist to kick off Orange County Gun Owners
  • Held a successful summertime membership drive recruiting over 115 members
  • Board Member and Santee City Councilmember Rob McNelis published a scathing op-ed about Gore's refusal to follow the law
  • Attended the first of several meetings with Sheriff Gore and his staff to work on changing his CCW policies
  • Launch of the Activist Update video series

2016:

  • Doubled our expectations of membership with over 500 paid members, including 10 Ring members.
  • Brought safe shooting experiences to over 400 first-time shooters
  • Stopped gun shop license fee increase in the city of San Diego
  • Defeated two gun regulations in Encinitas before they went to a vote
  • Held multiple events with over 400 attendees each, including Christmas parties, Second Amendment Celebration dinner on the USS Midway, members only BBQ, and a mini gun show
  • Assisted Gunther Guns in overturning their denial of permit to build a shooting range
  • Media appearances in and on NBC, ABC, CBS, KUSI, Union Tribune, KOGO (Carl DeMaio Show), KCBQ (Andrea Kaye Show), KFMB (Brett Winterble Show), San Diego Reader, San Diego Business Journal, The Coast News, OSideNews
  • Held “Vote No on Prop 63” press conference, backed by a coalition of over 70 business owners, elected officials, and community leaders, which was covered by every TV news station in San Diego County
  • Supported 18 endorsed local candidates in primary and general elections financially, with volunteers, and through the first ever pro-Second Amendment voter guides
  • Provided information about opposing candidates, new gun laws, and news coverage on YouTube channel totaling over 67,000 views
  • Attended 22nd Agricultural board meeting to keep the Crossroads of the West Gun Show at Del Mar Fairgrounds
  • Have over 2800 “likes” on our Facebook page, over 800 subscribers on our YouTube channel, and over 3000 people on our email list.
  • Recently increased to 3 meetings per month in North, Central/East, and South County
  • Raised over $200,000 for pro-Second Amendment causes and initiatives

Paid for by San Diego County Gun Owners Political Action Committee | P.O. Box 124667, San Diego CA 92112 | FPPC ID # 1379388