In this Road Rant, I encourage gun owners and supporters of our Constitution and our 2nd Amendment to hang together and to stop picking each other apart. As a Californian, I need the encouragement of my fellow gun owners around the country as I fight for my freedoms here at home.
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom has gotten a lot of press over the last couple of days over a proposal he made to launch a ballot initiative for the purpose of establishing even more gun control than California already has.
While I am in complete agreement that the laws are unconstitutional, the truth is that violating them will not change them. It will simply result in the violator ending up in jail or prison and losing his or her gun rights permanently.
The question that keeps coming my way is, “What about the AR-15? I’ve actually had people question whether I even like ARs or even have one. Well, I do and I do.
One of the questions I get most often from students is, “How can I get a concealed carry permit in California?” I’ve been through the process in San Diego twice. The process has become a bit more challenging, but the reasons the sheriff will accept for issuance are pretty the must the same.
When Memorial Day comes around, it’s traditional for people to put on patriotism for a day, to speak well of those who sacrificed for our country and made possible our freedom. It’s a shame that it comes around only once a year. For some, patriotism is a constant and every day is Memorial Day.