Negligent discharges (NDs) don’t have to happen to you. Firing a gun when you don’t intend to send a projectile down the barrel is completely avoidable. Whether you call them unintentional or negligent, it’s vital to avoid calling them accidents. Accidents are unforeseen instances beyond our control. The safe handling of firearms can be achieved… Continue reading Negligent Discharges
On 19 June, 1865 approximately 2000 Federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to announce the end of the civil war and to enforce the formal end of slavery in accordance with the Emancipation Proclamation. The split between the United States (Union/North) and the Confederate States (Confederacy/South) was a nearly 5-year conflict centered on the fact… Continue reading Juneteenth
Marches and incidents of direct action in protest of police brutality have occurred in various USA cities since several Minneapolis PD officers killed a man they were taking into custody on Memorial Day, 25 May, 2020. There has been increased mention of “Boogaloo Bois”, people associated with The “Boogaloo”, and many statements have identified the… Continue reading The Boogaloo
On Monday, 15 July, 2019 San Diego City Council voted 2-1 (Bry-yea, Moreno-yea, Cate-nay) to send to a full vote the proposal for a new municipal firearms storage ordinance. A link to the Proposed Law: https://onbase.sandiego.gov/OnBaseAgendaOnline/Documents/ViewDocument/Safe%20Storage%20Ordinance%20(O-2019-150)%20Digest%20PDF.pdf.pdf?meetingId=1528&documentType=Agenda&itemId=37174&publishId=200489&isSection=false This law is redundant! There is already a California State law from 2014 that can hold gun-owners accountable for… Continue reading San Diego’s 2019 Safe Storage of Firearms Law is unnecessary.
The Declaration of Independence was adopted on 4 July, 1776, and represents the formal separation of the Colonies from British oversight. The Revolutionary War began a year earlier, in April of 1775, with the battles at Lexington and Concord. These sites were armories for the surrounding towns, where the militias' firearms were stored. The strategy… Continue reading The 4th of July