To the Editor: Gun owners often use firearms for protection

The Sentinel-Tribune of Bowling Green has published a letter to the editor written by Buckeye Firearms Association's Chad D. Baus in response to an editorial entitled " Middle ground for gun laws? " In her June 25 editorial, "Middle ground for gun laws?", Jan Larson-McLaughlin writes that "as someone who reads Associated Press stories from across the nation every day, I must say that I can't...

Headline: Concealed-carry group sues Ohio State, says gun ban is too broad

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that the national Students for Concealed Carry Foundation filed a lawsuit against The Ohio State University in Franklin County Common Pleas Court this week, alleging that the university’s code of conduct violates state law because it bans students from keeping guns in their cars on campus and carrying guns while representing the university off campus. From the...

Harry Reid May Call for Vote on Gun Control Legislation: Says, "We Need Some More Votes"

Gun control activists have recently renewed their efforts to gain ground on Capitol Hill. As we reported this week, they continue to exploit high-profile national tragedies in an attempt to push their anti-gun agenda. They use grieving victims to falsely claim that enacting their “reforms” would have prevented these tragedies. Anti-gun groups sponsored by former New York City Mayor Michael...

Action needed: Pennsylvania attorney general rescinding reciprocity agreements

According to reports from our neighbors to the east, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (D) has been busy recently, rescinding her state's reciprocity agreements with other concealed carry states. Pennsylvania no longer honors any non-resident concealed carry license from any state, and Kane seems intent on voiding reciprocity/recognition with as many states as possible. Ohio has never...

Hillary Clinton: Gun Control Opponents Are Terrorists, Not Entitled to Viewpoint

Hillary Clinton hasn’t said that she’s running for the Democrat Party’s 2016 presidential nomination, but lately she’s been going out of her way to make sure that gun owners know what a Hillary presidency would be like for them. On Monday [June 16], during an interview on CNN Newsroom, Mrs. Clinton made clear that at age 66, she still hasn’t outgrown the zealotry of her youth. With anger...

Firearms industry economic impact nearly doubles in five years

The total economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $37.7 billion in 2013, a 97 percent increase, while the total number of full-time equivalent jobs rose from more than 166,000 to more than 245,000, a 48 percent increase in that five-year period, according to a new National Shooting Sports Foundation report. Stephen L...

Ask Your U.S. Rep. to Oppose Wide-Ranging Gun Control Bill--H.R. 4783

Recently, we reported that U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.), chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, had introduced what he is calling the "Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act of 2014." In truth, we noted, the bill -- H.R. 4783 -- is largely composed of gun control measures that mirror, and supplement, acts being pursued in the states by Michael Bloomberg and his "...

Former MAIG Boss: Gun Control Wouldn't Stop Mass Murderers

Mark Glaze, who just resigned as executive director of Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), now says that the gun control restrictions MAIG supports are “a mismatch,” where crimes committed by mass murderers are concerned. “It is a messaging problem” for gun control supporters “when a mass shooting happens and nothing that we have to offer would have stopped that mass shooting...


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