January 2014 firearms sales checks second highest on record

The January 2014 NSSF-adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figure of 970,510 is the second highest January on record for the system, even with a decrease of 45.8 percent compared to the January 2013 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 1,790,154. For comparison, the unadjusted January 2014 NICS figure of 1,650,565 reflects a 33.5 percent decrease from the unadjusted NICS...

Report: Ohio National Guard trains to fight 'anti-government' Second Amendment supporters

On January 18, 2013, WSAZ (NBC Huntingon/Charleston, WV) reported that Scioto Co., OH held a mock disaster drill held in conjunction with Scioto County first responders and the Ohio Army National Guard 52nd Civil Support Unit. The mock "enemy?" As BuckeyeFirearms.org reported at the time, WSAZ described them as "two school employees who were disgruntled over the government's interpretation of the...

Family Values: Adolfo's first trip to the range with father and older brother

As a parent I am continuously amazed on how my young children remind me of what's really important in life. I can still recall the first time my father and my grandfather took me shooting at the family farm. To this day I can recall every single detail of my father's lessons on gun safety, the responsibility of handling a loaded firearm and basic shooting techniques. As I recall that day, it...

ABC News widely criticized for report on children and guns

Manipulating statistics and scenarios with children and guns, ABC's 20/20 tried to convince viewers Friday [January 31, 2014] there is an epidemic of firearms accidents in the country, but reaction to the many inaccuracies in the report was swift. Radio host Dana Loesch produced this blistering video response , Cortney O'Brien fired back in this Townhall.com column and this piece by The Blaze...

Firearms Industry Praises House Passage of Bipartisan Sportsmen's Legislation

Newtown, Conn. - The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industries, praised the passage [on February 5, 2014] by the U.S. House of Representatives of the bipartisan Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act. "The SHARE Act will help ensure that our nation's outdoor traditions are preserved...

Ohio Wildlife Council to Consider Proposed Deer Hunting Dates, Bag Limits

COLUMBUS, OH – Last night, the Ohio Wildlife Council received the 2014-2015 hunting proposals for deer season dates, changes to deer bag limits and the possibility of allowing some straight-walled rifle cartridges for deer hunting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio deer hunters and other interested parties are invited to share their comments regarding the proposed...

Ohio Anti-Gun Activists Testify in Favor of “Gun Free Zones”

Anti-Second Amendment activists turned out in force to an Ohio House of Representatives Judiciary Committee hearing last week to lodge complaints against House Bill 231 (HB 231), a proposal to expand Ohioans' concealed carry rights. Introduced by Rep. Ron Maag (R-Lebanon) last year, HB 231 would limit what Maag refers to as "unarmed victim zones" across Ohio, where individuals are currently...

Legislators learn about firearms and hearing loss

On Monday, February 3, 2014, the Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) and Black Wing Shooting Center held a special range demonstration day. The purpose was to provide education to the legislators and select media about firearms, hearing loss and suppressors. It also provided a range opportunity to hear firearms both with and without suppressors. The legislators were able to ask questions about...

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