Dayton media explore Ohio gun laws in wake of Walmart shooting & open carry incidents

On August 5, 2014, a 911 caller reported that a man was “walking around with a gun” in an Ohio Walmart, that he “just put some bullets inside” and was "waving the weapon around” and “pointing it at people.” Beavercreek officers responded, and 22 year-old John Crawford was shot to death. It was reported after the fact that Crawford was holding an unloaded MK-177 Crosman variable pump air rifle...

Changes Not For the Better

" I know some of you will notice on the range tomorrow there are some people wearing guns. Please don't freak out, they're there to protect you. It's a different world today and we're affiliated with the NRA. Some people hate the NRA, so we are taking some precautions." That was part of the information passed during the mandatory shooter's meeting for the World Shooting Championship. That...

The Twelve Senate Races You Can Influence

In case you haven’t heard, there are going to be important elections in a couple of months; elections that could make a huge difference in the future of our nation, including recognition of our right to bear arms. The Democrat Party currently controls the White House and has a majority in the US Senate, while Republicans control the House. The majority party controls the floor agenda and names...

Ohio Appeals Court rules reaching for the glovebox during a traffic stop is not a threatening move

The Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals has overturned a conviction of a Toledo concealed handgun licenseholder who had been found guilty of carrying a concealed weapon—failure to inform a law enforcement officer. Following is a summary of the case by TheNewspaper.com : When drivers are pulled over and expect a speeding ticket they sometimes reach instinctively for the glovebox so they will have...

Give ‘Em Heller!

In 1988, when Florida first considered passing a shall-issue concealed carry permitting (CCW) law, gun control groups hysterically predicted massive public bloodshed and shoot-outs in the streets. But nothing like their dire predictions has ever happened. In fact, after Florida civilians were allowed to legally carry guns in public for self-defense, certain categories of violence plummeted. For...

MSNBC Poll: 84% say Kroger shoppers should be allowed to carry handguns

MSNBC, a well-known media bastion of anti-gun rights extremism, has opened an online poll presumably hoping to provide fuel to help their buddies at billionaire bully Michael Bloomberg's Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America's latest campaign to intimidate an American corporation to prohibit their customers from exercising their Second Amendment rights. (His previous campaigns against...

It's the Politics, Stupid

When the same groups are constantly squawking about "protecting the children" when the subject is making firearms illegal, refuse to OK a good idea specifically designed to protect children, you can clearly see their use of the word "protect" as a synonym for the word "disarm". The latest manifestation of this curious behavior is a decision by officials at Reagan National Airport not to permit...

Buckeye Firearms Association PAC announces 2014 general election grades and endorsements

Buckeye Firearms Association PAC (BFA-PAC) is pleased to announce our 2014 general election grades* and endorsements. As a political action committee, BFA-PAC has been issuing endorsements in every election season for the past twelve years. Through a system of weighing candidate surveys, voting records (where applicable) and personal commitment to the cause, candidates are graded on the...

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