When Anti-Gunners Say "Gun Safety," They Don't Mean It

In what can only be described as a blatant display of hypocrisy, two gun ban groups have started a petition to deny a federal grant forProject Childsafe, a gun safety program operated by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). This year, for the first time since Barack Obama’s 2008 election, the NSSF has won a U.S. Department of Justice grant, in the amount of $2.4 million dollars for...

Anti-Gun Group Fundraises on Massacre at "No-Guns" Oregon College

Just weeks after the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) was scorned in the national media for encouraging the "SWATting" of peacable gun owners, the anti-gun extremists are at it again. This week, just 5 days after a disturbed individual with several legally-purchased guns went on a murderous rampage at a "no-guns" college campus in Oregon , CSGV is now attempting to capitalize on the deaths...

The Real Scoop on Sound Suppression

Thanks to Hollywood, gun mufflers, sound suppressors or “silencers”—one and the same—are viewed in a negative context by many non-shooters. But the truth is that noise suppressors are used daily—as they have been for more than a century—to enhance safety, ease instruction and improve accuracy for shooters of all demographics. ... To put the function of a sound suppressor it in its simplest terms...

Op-Ed: Gun rights are the people's rights

Editor's Note: Program Director Joe Eaton submitted the following op-ed to the Cleveland Plain Dealer in response to an anti-gun rights screed published recently by that news outlet. As it happens, Eaton's op-ed appeared at the day after yet another mass murder in a "no-guns" zone. Guest columnist Robert Grow, in his Sept. 25 op-ed, " Ohio, let's stop pandering...

Holster Selection for the New Shooter - How Do I Chose?

One of the primary reasons people begin shopping for a holster is because they’re planning to carry a firearm concealed. Some people also like to use a holster when they head to the range, and certainly handgun competitors in the action pistol sports like IPSC, IDPA, 3-Gun and Cowboy Action also need the right holster. The biggest difference between the two is that in the first case the holster...

Another mass shooting – has solutions

The latest mass killing at Umpqua Community College in Oregon has media and “experts” talking about what we should do about these events. Rather than talk about what we could do, or should do, or might do, let me tell you what we HAVE done. In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, Buckeye Firearms Foundation announced it would pay for a class of 24 educators to attend a...

Buckeye Firearms Foundation's Jim Irvine addresses 2015 GRPC on FASTER program

Buckeye Firearms Foundation President Jim Irvine was invited to the 2015 Gun Rights Policy Conference to speak about FASTER Saves Lives , the groundbreaking, nonprofit program that gives educators practical violence response training. Irvine remarks begin at 53m 51s on the counter in the embedded video below, or click here to begin the video at his remarks in a new window.

Why I believe gun rights advocates SHOULD comment after mass shootings

" Somehow this has become routine. The reporting is routine. My response here at this podium ends up being routine, the conversation in the aftermath of it ... We have become numb to this. " - President Barack Obama, October 1, 2015 President Obama is right: the response to mass shootings in "gun-free" zones has indeed become routine. Gun ban extremists (including the president himself) don't...


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