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"The Constitution shall never be construed... to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms." -- Samuel Adams
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This Site Supports The Law

We have been accused of being a subversive organization determined to overthrow the rule of law.
This is far from the truth.
Team Billy Jack is an advocate for the Constitution and thus supports the rule of law. We do not condone any illegal activity when dealing with Law Enforcement..
We will, however, challenge those CLEO's and Sheriffs who think that they can rewrite the law and those whose understanding of P.C. 12050 (Concealed Carry law) is apparently lacking. In his various blog entries, Billy Jack explains to CLEO's and Sheriffs how we believe that the law should be interpreted and enforced.

Carrying a Concealed Firearm in California

In about 40 of the states, any law-abiding citizen may carry a concealed firearm. In two of these, a license is not required; in the others (Shall Issue states) the weapon license, or permit, MUST be granted. Two states (Wisconsin and Illinois) have no provision for concealed carry (these may change shortly). The remaining few are known as May Issue states, and permits are frequently granted, or refused, at the discretion of Sheriffs, Police Chiefs or Judges (depending upon state law).

California is a May Issue state; the decision to grant a CCW (Carry a Concealed Weapon) Permit being granted (or refused) at the discretion of the County Sheriff or Police Chief. Some sheriffs/chiefs issue on a reasonable basis, others can be next to impossible to persuade. Many of them operate illegal policies that are ripe for a challenge.

This site is designed to help California residents to understand the law concerning Concealed Carry Permits in California, how to determine whether you reside in a city or county in which it is relatively easy or difficult to obtain a permit and how to make the best of whatever situation in which you find yourself.

Second Amendment

Having a CCW is a privilege, not an entitlement, and the Courts have ruled that a Californian CCW is not guaranteed to anyone under the 2nd Amendment. However, the 14th (Due Process, Equal Protection) is extremely relevant, as many Sheriffs/Chiefs issue on a discriminatory basis.

This site will help you identify and overcome this discrimination.

Our Mission

To become the most relevant site dealing with California and the right to equal access to a Concealed Weapon Permit. There are many sites in the United States that are aimed at firearms enthusiasts and concealed carry. California, with its restrictive Concealed Weapon Permit laws (PC 12050), has great need of a serious site designed solely to help those who wish to successfully acquire a CCW.

Getting Started

If you are a law-abiding Californian citizen who is serious about getting a CCW, then this may be just the site to help. To get the full benefit of the resources on this site, you must regard this as a serious exercise, and be prepared to engage your brain. Once you have done your homework, contact us for help with the next stage.

It is the aim of this site to provide information and assistance free of charge to all serious applicants who request same. If you are denied and desire to pursue your appeal beyond the department's appeal process, we have professionals here that can assist you. A PI with 38 years combined experience in law enforcement and as a Plaintiff's investigator. 25 of those years investigating government corruption and specializing in investigating Chiefs and Sheriffs with illegal CCW policies and practices. We work with attorneys who are CCW friendly and some of whom are themselves are former law enforcement. If you work with us we will champion your case through the legal system. Salute v. Pitchess and Guillory v. Gates were benchmark cases that spell out your right to be fairly evaluated in your application for a CCW. Quitters do not win and winners do not quit! Team Billy Jack is made up of professional, licensed winners. Billy Jack does not view defeat as an option and he does not take prisoners, so if you ask for our assistance be prepared to put some work into your application and possible appeal.


An ill-prepared application can seriously hurt your future chances.


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