Senate committee schedules sixth hearing for SB 338 (Concealed Carry Reform) & HB 234 (Allow Noise Suppressors While Hunting)

Chairman Bill Coley has announced that the Senate Civil Justice Committee will be hearing testimony on SB 338, Sen. Joe Uecker's (R-Miami Township) Concealed Carry Law Reform Bill, next Wednesday, November 19 at 9:45 a.m. in the Finance Hearing Room. This will be the sixth hearing for this bill. Coley has also scheduled a sixth hearing for Rep. Cheryl Grossman's (R-Grove City) HB 234 (Allow Noise...

Straight-walled cartridges bring excitement and concerns to Ohio deer gun season

The Ohio deer season and especially the upcoming deer gun week always generates a lot of hope and excitement. This year the added bonus of having our first rifle season using a limited number of straight-walled cartridges (SWC) for rifles is creating some additional excitement. As with anything new there is some confusion. So the first thing is a look at the rules and then some common-sense...

Thanksgiving: George Washington's 1789 Proclamation

Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor -- and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me "to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful...

Youth Deer Gun Season Marks First Use of Rifles in Ohio

The early youth deer gun season was less than thirty-minutes old when five-year old Braxton Taylor made Ohio history. Young Taylor was hunting on a family farm in Union County with his step-father Isaac Heyne when he harvested a doe. It was among the early deer taken with one of the new straight-walled cartridge (SWC) rifles. Taylor also has taken two deer with his crossbow this season. The...

Woman robbed at knife point at Kroger store; Moms (Don't) Demand Action

Dayton, Ohio's NBC affiliate, WDTN, is reporting that a Dayton woman was robbed at knifepoint while returning a DVD outside a local Kroger - an incident that is sure to draw national attention due to claims by Michael Bloomberg's Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America that there is never a need to carry a firearm for self-defense in or near a grocery store. From the article : A Dayton woman...

Do you still believe in privacy?

What kind of government spies on its own people? Demanding your privacy doesn't mean you're hiding something, it means you believe in something. The right to a private life is one of freedom's greatest blessings. That's what the Good Guys believe. >>> CLICK HERE to join the NRA or renew your membership now . If you know some good guys and gals, get them a gift membership.

Cleveland police shoot boy holding airsoft gun with orange tip removed; Democrat State Rep.'s knee-jerk reaction? California-style gun control bill

The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting that a 12 year-old boy was shot by police Saturday afternoon after officers say he reached for a gun after he was ordered to put up his hands. Police say the gun that was recovered was not a firearm, but that an orange safety tip had been removed. The media, and anti-gun politicians have been quick to draw parallels to the shooting of a man in a Beavercreek...

Op-Ed: California: One Step Closer to Shall Issue!

Federal Appeals Court Denies California Attorney General’s Bid to Overturn NRA Supported Legal Victory in Right to Carry Case A monumental February 14, 2014 ruling from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the NRA sponsored case of Peruta v. San Diego County found that the San Diego County Sheriff’s policy of refusing to issue licenses to carry firearms in public unless an applicant could...


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