Skip to comments.CA:San Diego Sheriff Expects High Volume of CCW Permits
Posted on 02/15/2014 9:23:12 AM PST by marktwain
Here is an interesting press release from the San Diego County Sheriff Department. The Sheriff, William Gore, is up for election in a few months. The release is decidedly ambiguous, but having worked in bureaucracies, that is to be expected. No one wants to be seen as making a decision, or telegraphing what the decision is until there has been time to consider the possibilities.
The chairwoman of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors has commented that she has no problems with the Ninth Circuit decision. From the LA Times:
Dianne Jacob, chairwoman of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, said her initial reaction was positive."I have no problem with law-abiding citizens carrying concealed weapons in the name of self-defense," Jacob said.It is clear that Sheriff Gore is anticipating a large run-up in CCW applications. This is a positive indication. Sheriff Gore is up for election in a few months. He needs to hear from his constituents.
We will continue with existing procedures and all CCW applications will be handled by appointment only.That will not serve to process a flood of applications.
Thank you for your service. I would like to offer a campaign contribution, but I wish to be sure of your commitment to upholding the second amendment of the Constitution.
The issue seems quite simple. The best way for you to show your support of the second amendment is to not appeal the recent Ninth Circuit ruling in Peruta v County of San Diego.
While I am sure that Sheriff Gore is studying the implications of this ruling, it does not hurt to remind him of the strong level of support that exists for the Constitution and the second amendment.I look forward to seeing that no appeal has been made, and the ruling is allowed to stand.
Exactly. Seems like he should be fired regardless. He had it in his power to treat the permits like shall issue all along. He just chose not to, apparently.
“the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed...”
There is a major disconnect between what the Sheriff says and the truth. When he’s says that permit applications which do not meet “State law standards” will be held in abeyance, he is blowing smoke.
The only thing which prevents these permits from being issued is his own policy. State law only says “good cause” is needed and he does not recognize that self defense is a good cause.
He can change that policy in an instant, on his own, with no state input. I would recommend not voting for him or sending any money to his campaign unless he just starts allowing self defense to be enough good cause to issue permits.
Send money to his opponent if the opponent says he will issue permits.
I think you are on the mark. We want him to not appeal, and not to ask for a stay.
I figure a carrot and stick approach is best.
Just comment anywhere there is a blank space. Many times the floodgates open and lots of people comment.
Dirty little secret, this sheriff, William Gore, was one of the FBI agents directly involved in the Ruby Ridge murders. This guy was part of the decision making team that murdered Randy Weaver’s wife and baby.
Sheriff Bill Gore is a tyrant.
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