House passes HB 234 (Allow Noise Suppressors While Hunting) [UPDATE: Vote Tallies]

HB 234 sponsored by Representative Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City), a bill that seeks to allow a person to use a noise suppressor attached to a gun while hunting game birds or wild quadrupeds, has passed the Ohio House with a 76-15 vote, and will now be forwarded to the Ohio Senate for consideration. Buckeye Firearms Association has previously provided testimony in support of the bill. The use of...

Suit seeks injunction to stop unworkable microstamping law

NEWTOWN, Conn. – The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute (SAAMI) have filed a motion for a preliminary injunction on behalf of their members against the State of California in Fresno Superior Court to prevent enforcement of the state's microstamping law. The state statute enacted in 2007, but not made effective until May 2013,...

Man defends own life with gun when confronted by two attackers

WBNS (CBS Columbus) and other Columbus news stations are reporting on a self-defense shooting that happened over the weekend. From WBNS : Police said a man shot a teenager in self-defense around 2:15 a.m. Saturday in the area of east Morrill Avenue and Woodrow Avenue. Callers reported hearing seven gunshots as they called 911 after the shooting. Shawndell T. Bryant was rushed to Grant Medical...

Headlines You're Not Going to See

Today is, Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - April Fool's Day. The day people are supposed to play stupid jokes on each other to get a rise out of the other person. At that point, you can say "April Fools" and laugh at their being so naive as to fall for your old "there's a spider on your shirt collar" joke. Here's a word of warning: some who are really afraid of spiders (arachnophobia) don't see those...

Buckeye Firearms Association announces 2014 primary endorsements

VOTE TODAY! POLLS ARE OPEN FOR EARLY VOTING! Buckeye Firearms Association PAC (BFA-PAC) is proud to announce endorsements for a host of local, statewide and federal offices in the May 6, 2014 primaries. 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...

1st Annual NRA Women's New Energy Breakfast

Ladies, I am excited to share information with you about the 1st Annual NRA Women's New Energy Breakfast being held at the upcoming NRA Annual Meetings. Please join us the morning of Sunday, April 27th, 9:30am at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. This informal women’s-only continental breakfast provides you the opportunity to meet the fresh faces of the NRA who are making a...

Real Benefits or False Promises?

Truth was the first victim of the gun control debate, and apparently will be the last. It may be unfair to pick on Doctor Garen Wintemute, for his research into gun control policy has been publicly savaged by many in the field. Nor is it polite to rehash the fact that much of Wintemute’s funding comes from the gun control movement’s financier, the Joyce Foundation. It wouldn’t even be...

Oklahoma AG Issues Consumer Alert For HSUS

Does the nation's largest anti-hunting and animal rights organization solicit contributions from the public under dubious pretense during times of national disaster, only to funnel those assets to further its agenda to end certain types of legal hunting and agricultural practices? The Attorney General of Oklahoma apparently suspects that might be the case. In a statement issued March 12, AG Scott...

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