Author : Patrick Lopez

Save the Date — .22LR on 10/22/2022

APAGOA is planning a .22LR event on Saturday October 22, 2022 in the Southern California area. Fill out the form below to let us know if you are interested, and we’ll let you know once registration is open. Save the date! What is .22LR? Learn more about different bullet calibers in the video below from […]

Route 66 Shooting Sports Park Expo 2022

APAGOA will have a booth at the Route 66 Shooting Sports Park expo on Sunday October 2. Come stop by! Route 66 Shooting Sports Park is a shooting range located in the Southern California city of San Bernardino. With a nearly 90 acre property, Route 66 Shooting Sports Park has several shooting areas including Shotgun […]

APAGOA at OWAA 2022 in Casper

The Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) is a nonprofit organization that supports experienced outdoor communicators including writers, photographers, and artists. This year their annual conference was held in Casper, Wyoming, and APAGOA was invited to join a panel discussion about the Diversification of Firearms Owners. Sponsored by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the […]

Top Shot Chris Cheng donates to APAGOA

As part of the first of its kind NFT auction in the firearms community, Top Shot Chris Cheng pledged part of the proceeds to several non-profits, including APAGOA (read more about the auction here). Combined with additional proceeds from his “Shoot to Win” book signing and a donation from Tim Seargeant of KRISS USA, the […]

Delano Amaguin – APA in the Industry

In Asian Pacific Americans in the Firearms Industry we ask people a few questions about how they got started in the firearms industry. In today’s post we welcome Delano Amaguin. What is your name? Delano Amaguin Where are you located? San Diego, CA What do you do in the firearms industry and what got you […]

Understanding and Reporting Hate Crimes

In one of our events, APAGOA member @bunny_operator talked about how important it is to understand what defines a hate crimes and why it’s important to report them.  @bunny_operator recorded a new version of the presentation and made it available to the general public. Watch it below. From @bunny_operator’s YouTube video page: On August 22, […]

Why the Trepidation for Gun Ownership, Especially for Asians?

By Jonathan Shu Gun ownership is a United States citizen’s right in our country. Unfortunately, there is a stigma in certain states about guns that goes far beyond reason. Some background on me, is I was born in Taiwan and was adopted at an early age and came to California. In Boy Scouts, we learned […]

Oral Arguments for NYSRPA v Bruen

On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments for the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen.  As listed in the cert petition (formally called the Petition for a writ of certiorari and available to view at the Supreme Court website), the key question in […]

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