Americans Comfortable Living Around Guns, Despite Decades–long Fear Campaign

The results of a Rasmussen Reports poll released June 12 provide further evidence of just how out-of-step the gun control movement is with the American people. In a survey of 977 likely voters, Rasmussen found that an overwhelming majority of Americans would rather live in a neighborhood where residents are allowed to own firearms than one that is completely disarmed. Specifically, the survey...

Registration Open for the 2015 National Trophy Pistol & Rifle Matches at Camp Perry

Register now on the CMP website for a spot to shoot at the 2015 National Trophy Pistol and Rifle Matches. These popular and historical matches will once again be fired at Camp Perry, Ohio, six miles west of Port Clinton, during the month of July. The schedule of this year’s Matches will be the same as the 2014 National Matches, featuring a variety of events such as the John C. Garand, President’s...

To the Editor: A good person with a gun is valuable

The following letter to the editor of the Toledo Blade was published on June 30, 2015: Your June 24 editorial “Firearms and forgiveness” is not only wrong in its opinion, but also is wrong in fact. Sadly, the House State Government Committee removed places of worship from the bill you cite more than two weeks before you published your editorial. I say sadly because a good person with a gun might...

Tanks, Bombers and Pyrotechnics Bring Spark to the CMP’s 2015 First Shot Ceremony

CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Please join the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) on the world-famous Camp Perry ranges in Port Clinton, Ohio, for another thrilling display of live World War II history during the First Shot Ceremony of the National Trophy Pistol and Rifle Matches on July 6, 2015. Reenactors, ground vehicles, air support and exhilarating pyrotechnics will join us on Rodriguez Range for the...

Governor signs budget bill - media access loophole is closed

Governor Kasich has signed HB 64, Ohio's biennial budget. Contained in the massive bill is language which removes the media access loophole (MAL), a provision which gave journalists a special exemption to access the confidential information of concealed handgun license (CHL) holders. Senator Joe Uecker (R-Miami Township) proposed the amendment, which was adopted by the Ohio Senate in it's version...

Civitas Media fights to retain ability to develop database of CHL-holders (and they're not alone )

In early, 2014, I exposed an internal email proving that Civitas Media, which owns some 88 newspapers in 12 states - including 38 here in Ohio - was discussing the use of "public records act requests" to "build state-by-state databases that list those who have the right to carry" firearm licenses. My article quickly went viral. Soon after being picked up by ,

SAF lauds Puerto Rico court victory for gun rights

BELLEVUE, WA – A surprising victory for gun rights in Puerto Rico has eliminated the firearms registry and licensing requirements to purchase and carry in the Commonwealth, the Second Amendment Foundation has confirmed. As of now, according to Sandra Barreras with Ladies of the Second Amendment (LSA), the group that brought the lawsuit, “there is no regulation to purchase or carry (and) all...

Federal Bill Seeks to Use Your Taxes to Bribe States to Require Gun Licenses

It's bad enough that antigun members of Congress want to enact federal legislation to impose the elitist views of their coastal enclaves on the entire country. What's worse is that in typical Big Government fashion, they want to use your tax dollars to accomplish their schemes. The latest example of this is the "Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act," which at least has the distinction of having an...


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