Welcome to SDCGO’s Blog

Welcome to the San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO) new blog page. The purpose of this page is to promote discussion of issues that are of interest to gun owners not only in San Diego County but also throughout California and across America. This page will offer posts written by SDCGO Board members as well […]

Back to School – Safely

With the school year beginning, it’s reasonable that the subject of school shootings will likely come up for discussion. Given that, its useful to keep some facts in mind as this discussion develops. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 50.7 million students will attend public elementary and secondary schools in 2018. About 3.1 […]

Should An Armed Citizen Defend A Stranger?

Should an armed citizen defend a stranger? This is something most legally armed citizens have considered. This is a question every legally armed citizen should consider, and consider thoroughly, long before the need ever arises. In the case of an obvious terrorist incident, the decision to act is probably a little (just a little) easier. If you […]

Survival After the Fight – Making Your Self-Defense Incident Unattractive to the Prosecutor

Recently I read Meditations On Violence by Sgt. Rory Miller. In his book, Miller discusses two predator types, resource predators and process predators. “Resource predators want something and have decided to take it from their victim. Process predators enjoy the violent act itself.” When dealing with a resource predator, there is a reasonable chance that compliance […]

Has the Sheriff’s CCW Policy Really Changed? – You Decide

For as far back as most people can remember, San Diego County has effectively had a “no issue” policy regarding concealed carry permits (CCW) for law-abiding citizens. Up until the end of 2017 there were approximately 1500 CCW permits in the county. To put things in perspective, there are almost 17 million CCW permit holders […]

No, They Aren’t Actually Offended

Recently we got to witness international public outrage over a picture of Britain’s Prince George playing with a squirt gun.  I had to read the story a few times to figure out what the actual issue was, but finally saw that people were “offended” by pictures of the young prince playing with a toy squirt […]

The Evil Gun Culture – Really?

New York State Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D) recently proposed legislation that would ban all high school shooting programs throughout the state. The ban would also include air rifle teams and archery clubs. Rosenthal stated the following to the Associated Press: “Schools should not be supporting the spread of gun culture in society.” She further stated, “If […]

The Importance of the Gun Owner Vote

June 5th is the date for the California primary elections. It is critical for gun owners to vote in the primary election and make our voices heard. We in San Diego County have an extremely important choice to make on June 5th. Two men are running for Sheriff and, according to California law, which ever one […]

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