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Headline: Gun enthusiasts outnumber protesters Saturday at Summit County Fairgrounds

(Image source: FreeImages.com/Gary Cowles) The Akron Beacon-Journal reported recently that a small group of protesters standing outside a gun show at the Summit County Fairgrounds waving signs opposing assault weapons and supporting tighter gun controls were dwarfed by the dozens waiting in line and the hundreds already inside. From the article : “Did you see all of those Hillary Clinton voters...

Vote to Re-Elect Sean Maloney for NRA Board of Directors

Buckeye Firearms Association's own Sean Maloney is seeking re-election to the NRA Board of Directors. If you are an NRA voting member, you will receive your ballots soon. We ask that you VOTE TO RE-ELECT SEAN MALONEY. Here's a message from Sean Maloney along with his bio: To My Fellow Voting Members of the NRA: My name is Sean Maloney, and I’m asking for your vote when you receive your ballot for...

Lots of exciting news for FASTER Saves Lives program in 2016

The start of 2016 also marked the start of the Buckeye Firearms Foundation (501c3) Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response (FASTER) program's fourth year. What began simply as a pilot class of 24 teachers and administrators shortly after the horrific murders at Sandy Hook elementary school has grown and expanded into a multi year safety program which is reaching schools...

House Democrats Ask Obama to Expand Rifle Ban

On January 11, approximately 90 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter to President Barack Obama, asking him to use his executive authority to tighten restrictions on the importation of detachable-magazine, semi-automatic rifles. Back in 1989, ATF reversed its interpretation of federal law to ban the importation of 43 makes and models of rifles functionally identical to...

Virginia man robbed of gun while open-carrying

The Daily Press of Newport News, VA is reporting that city police are investigating after a man reported he was pushed to the ground and had his handgun stolen. From the article : Officers responded to a report of the robbery in the 6000 block of Jefferson Avenue just before 8 p.m. Jan. 29, according to police spokesman Harold Eley. The victim, a 37-year-old Hampton man, told police he was robbed...

Two-Faced Hillary Adjusts Her Gun Control Message and Volume for Different Audiences

Hillary Clinton is not known for her sincerity and forthrightness. In fact, a poll conducted last September by Suffolk University/USA Today demonstrated that more than one in five voters associate some term of deceitfulness with Clinton, including “liar,” “dishonest,” “untrustworthy,” and “fake.” This followed an earlier Quinnipiac University poll that found, “’Liar’ is the first word that comes...

WATCH: BFA's Gerard Valentino in TV debate on proposed constitutional amendment to restore local gun control

Recently, P.G. Sittenfeld, a Cincinnati City Councilman who is running for the Democratic nomination to U.S. Senate against former Governor Ted Strickland on a platform of gun control, staged a last-ditch effort to gain publicity for his underdog campaign by calling for a constitutional amendment to repeal Ohio's preemption law which prohibits cities from enacting laws that are more strict than...

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...

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