Stories

When the Intruder is a Cop

[Recently] at work I responded to an urgent call for backup. An armed homeowner pulled a gun on one of my fellow officers. In the end, everything turned out fine. No one got shot. By the time I arrived at the home, both officer and homeowner had secured their respective weapons and were talking peacefully. It was a tense situation for a few seconds and could have ended tragically. Here’s how it...

Virginia extends reciprocity deadline to March 1; Deal may overturn decision altogether

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office recently notified Buckeye Firearms Association that it had received notification from the Commonwealth of Virginia indicating that state has extended the time before revoking concealed handgun license reciprocity Ohio and many other states to March 1. In the letter, dated January 29, the Superntendent of Department of State Police said that ongoing...

FASTER Saves Lives program recommended to be adopted at first Connecticut school

Just over three years after a deadly attack on an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut inspired Buckeye Firearms Foundation to begin a program to arm school faculty, news media in the Constitution State are reporting that the Foundation's FASTER Saves Lives program is being considered for adoption in a Kent, CT school just 40 miles from Sandy Hook Elementary. Created by concerned parents,...

Court Decision, Drug Lord’s Capture Illustrate Ongoing Fallout of Operation Fast & Furious

A sharp memory and respect for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms go hand in hand. The Second Amendment, after all, was written by those who had only recently fought their way to independence from a tyrannical monarchy that had ceased to recognize American colonists’ basic human and legal rights. Memories of King George III’s abuses of power, and particularly the Redcoats’ attempts to disarm the...

Criminal Weapon Selection: So much for the Saturday Night Special myth

I’ve written before about criminals and the guns they carry . My study was obviously limited by the relatively small number of guns my upscale suburban police department seizes. Other police departments seize far more guns than we do. Currently, the Chicago Police Department seizes the largest number of firearms used in crimes. I found this article to be incredibly interesting. It is a complete...

No Way Out: Feds Stop Processing NICS Denial Appeals

As much as the Brady Campaign, Bloomberg’s Everytown, and the Obama administration contend that submitting oneself to the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) is a fast and simple process that does not significantly burden lawful firearms transferees, the fact is that for many of Americans that simply isn’t true. Each year thousands of Americans are wrongfully denied...

FBI: Number of reported rapes in the country rose 9.6% in 2015

Editor's Note: Police in the hometown of Ohio University say there is a serial rapist on the loose in the southeastern Ohio college town of Athens. The victims were all young women walking home in the middle of the night. Ohio colleges and universities are currently barred by state law from allowing their students to exercise their Second Amendment rights. HB 48 seeks to change that . According...

Active killer murders four in Canada town, high school; President Obama silent

"This type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries." - President Barack Obama In late January, a 17 year-old used a shotgun to shoot at least nine people in the remote northern Saskatchewan community of La Loche. Four are dead, including the attacker's two brothers, who he killed at home before going to the high school . The description of the attack at the school was sadly...

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