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Associated Press misrepresents Akron police chief, claiming he blames concealed carry laws for officer's death

Northeast Ohio media are reporting that 32 year-old off-duty police officer Justin Winebrenner was shot and killed while trying to diffuse an unruly customer at a bar early Sunday, November 16, and the Associated Press appears to be hoping that they can convince readers that concealed carry laws are to blame. According to WJW (Fox Cleveland), authorities arrested Kenan Ivery, 35, in the shooting...

Senators hear from opponents in latest round of hearings on pro-gun rights bills

The Senate Civil Justice committee met on Wednesday, November 19 to consider multiple firearms-related bills. HB 234 (Allow Noise Suppressors While Hunting) drew opposition testimony from Katriel Israel (written only). Ms. Israel asserted that suppressors are only for police and military, cause an increase risk of accidental shootings, and put hunters at risk. She offered no studies or even...

Ohio's Youth Deer-Gun Season is Nov. 22-23

COLUMBUS, OH - Ohio’s 12th annual youth white-tailed deer hunting season gives young hunters the opportunity to pursue the state’s most popular big-game animal on Nov. 22-23, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The youth deer-gun season is open to hunters with a valid youth hunting license and a deer permit. Youth hunters must be 17-years-old or younger at the time they...

Classic Country Outdoors Host Calvin Pyle presented with Honorary Lifetime BFA membership

As previously reported , Classic Country Outdoors host Calvin Pyle has announced his plan to hang up his headphones and retire as the voice of the outdoorsman. He has been the voice of the sportsman in southwest Ohio for two decades. Pyle's unique call-in program welcomed callers with comments and questions in an hour of live broadcasting each weekend. In addition to broadcasting Pyle often spoke...

Op-Ed: Bar the Bar Association

No man’s liberty is safe when activist lawyers plot ways to implement their personal agendas. The American Bar Association (ABA) is the country-wide professional membership association for my fellow lawyers (of which I am not a member). The ABA claims that it is in the business of “defending liberty and delivering justice as the national representative of the legal profession.” Sadly, like many...

BFA endorsees to pack House & Senate majority leadership for 131st General Assembly

by Chad D. Baus Buckeye Firearms Association endorsees have been elected by House & Senate Republicans to a majority of leadership positions in their respective chambers for the 131st General Assembly, which convenes in January. The incoming House Republican Caucus elected BFA "A"-rated Rep. Cliff Rosenberger to serve as speaker of the House for the 131st General Assembly. The other members...

Buckeye Bash 2015 - Discount Earlybird Tickets Now on Sale

The Buckeye Bash is coming back to the Villa Milano Banquet & Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio on February 21, 2015. We're now selling tickets at a discount "earlybird" price of just $45. (Prices go up on December 15.) As always, you will enjoy a great meal, hear a short speaking program, and spend the evening bidding on guns, gear, and a wide assortment of merchandise, including artwork,...

DOJ Uses Election Eve to Obscure Fast and Furious Document Dump

On November 3, the day before the midterm elections, the Department of Justice released over 64,000 pages of materials pertaining to BATFE’s Operation Fast and Furious, to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Some, including former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson who helped break the Fast and Furious story, have suggested that the timing of the document dump was cynically...

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