Community organizer critical of police shoots unarmed man!

KSAZ (FOX Phoenix) recently ran a news report about an event that I believe should become a part of media, politicians' and "community organizers'" experience in cities in Ohio and throughout the country. In the report, Jarrett Maupin, an activist known for leading marches on the Phoenix Police headquarters after officers shot an unarmed man who reportedly fought with them, and FOX 10's Troy...

BATFE Rings in the New Year with More Executive Gun Control

On January 2, BATFE issued its first ruling of 2015. Identified as ATF Rul. 2015-1, it significantly expands the scope of activities that BATFE considers to be “manufacturing” for purposes of the Gun Control Act (GCA). While BATFE claims this ruling is simply a “clarification” of their prior position taken in ATF Rul. 2010-10, 2015-1 is clearly an attempted expansion of the definition of...

Another Ohio school investigates arming staff to protect its students

In the immediate aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre in late 2012, gun ban extremists sought to use the incident to achieve their legislative goals, despite the fact that nothing they were proposing would have prevented the terrible attack. Buckeye Firearms Foundation, on the other hand, set about to do something that has already been proven a success in several incidents around the country -...

Firearms Training: “Lights, Camera, Action!”

[T]he use of videos to supplement your firearms training...can be useful in demonstrating basic and advanced techniques because they can focus on a single aspect and let you observe how to properly perform the step from several different angles. It is often much easier to understand complex concepts visually than it is to have them explained to you with words or in writing. The disadvantages of...

Buckeyefirearms.org: Top Ten News Items of 2014

On average, we publish two articles a day and 10 to 12 articles a week. Over the years, we have published approximately 10,000 articles, covering elections, legislation, and all manner of events and information of interest to Second Amendment supporters. As content editor for BuckeyeFirearms.org, it's always interesting to look back over the year to see which articles captured the most interest...

Ohio concealed handgun licensees involved in separate self-defense incidents

According to news accounts, two Ohio concealed handgun license-holders, one from Toledo and one from Cincinnati, were involved in separate incidents in which they were forced to defend their lives from violent attackers. Cincinnati's CBS affiliate, WKRC, reported recently that a North Fairmount homeowner was forced to shoot a man who police say was trying to break into his residence. Under Ohio's...

Choosing a Handgun to Carry Concealed is an Exercise in the Art of Compromise

It seems there is a lot of discussion on the various firearms blogs over the merits of one particular model/style of handgun over another for concealed carry. The reality is that there is no “ideal” concealed carry handgun that meets everyone’s needs. ...[T]he handgun you end up using for your personal protection will inevitably be a compromise. Usually that “compromise” involves the size (and...

California police shooting exposes impotence of 'toy gun control' laws

On November 23, the Cleveland Plain Dealer published an article entitled " In wake of Cleveland boy's shooting death, Ohio lawmaker to introduce legislation requiring that BB guns, air guns be brightly colored ," in which the author discussed legislation that is being promoted by Rep. Alicia Reece (D - Cincinnati), requiring all BB guns, air rifles and airsoft guns sold in Ohio to be brightly...

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