Op-Ed: CDC, FBI - Bicycle and falling deaths far exceed deaths from mass shootings

Death statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) coupled with crime statistics from the FBI show that bicycle and falling deaths far exceed deaths from "mass shootings." For example, on September 24 the FBI released a study showing there were 64 incidents of "mass killings" (mass shootings) for the years 2000 through 2013. The gunmen in these incidents took the lives of...

Op-Ed: FBI - More people murdered with fire than in mass shootings

According to FBI crime statistics and the bureau's recent study on "active shooter" incidents (ACIs) in the US, far more people are murdered with fire than are killed in mass shootings. Moreover, the number of people killed each year with "personal weapons," such as "feet" and "fists," nearly eclipses the number of people killed in mass shootings. On September 24, the FBI released their study on...

Guns stolen from cars in Findlay; Why does Ohio law force people to leave them there?

WTVG (Toledo ABC) reported recently that police in Findlay have noted a rash of thefts of firearms from vehicles. From the article : Hundreds of cars are broken into every year, but Findlay police say seven handguns have recently been stolen from six vehicles. At least three of those cars were left unlocked. "Now we have to worry because there's more firearms out on the streets,” says Officer...

2014 Buckeye Firearms Foundation Youth Shoot offers fun for all involved

Dillon Sportsman Center was host to yet another great opportunity for youth this month. The two-day Buckeye Firearms Foundation Youth Shoot was held the weekend of September 13-14 and hosted over 100 youth from around the state. The concept of a youth shoot event started five years ago when the leaders of two Boy Scout troops wanted to give their youth an opportunity to earn their shooting sports...

Ohio Supreme Court Justices French and Kennedy visit Xenia

Justices Judith French and Sharon Kennedy visited Xenia High School. The program was sponsored by the Greene County Republican Party Xenia Women's Club. The topic for discussion was the Ohio Judicial System and how the Ohio Supreme Court impacts the daily life of Ohioans. Their decisions touch our lives in many ways. Certainly Second Amendment advocates and gun owners know those decisions...

How Gun Control Made England the 'Most Violent Country in Europe'

Gun control in Britain passed in stages, beginning just after World War I and continuing in a reactionary fashion with increasing strictness through the 1990s. When the final stage arrived in 1997, and virtually all handguns were banned via the Firearms Act, the promise was a reduction in crime and greater safety for the British people. But the result was the emergence of Britain as the "most...

Headline: 2 Van Wert gun trainers guilty of short courses

The Lima News is reporting that two firearms instructors - one a former police chief - have pleaded guilty to criminal charges after being accused of cutting concealed handgun license classes short of the mandatory 12-hour time frame. From the article : Forest Gordon, 49, of Van Wert, pleaded guilty Friday to attempted conspiracy to falsification to obtain a concealed handgun license, a fifth-...


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