IMPORTANT NOTE TO THOSE TAKING 8 HOUR TRAINING CLASSES

Am. Sub. H.B. 234 was signed by Governor Kasich on December 19, 2014. One provision of this law was to reduce the training requirement to obtain an Ohio CHL from 12 hours down to 8. We are already seeing trainers advertising 8 hour classes. It is critical to understand that the 8 hour training classes will not qualify you to apply for an Ohio CHL until after the effective date of the new law...

Governor Kasich signs landmark firearms legislation into law

Governor John Kasich signed HB 234 (Allow Noise Suppressors While Hunting) on Friday, December 19. It will become effective on March 23, 2015. A signing ceremony was held at the statehouse to allow the many people involved to witness the signing of this significant piece of legislation. Photo from left: Linda Walker (BFA), Gov. John Kasich (R), Ken Hanson (BFA), Sen. Larry Obhof (R) (background)...

Shotgun disguised as Super Soaker highlights folly of Rep. Alicia Reece's 'Toy' Gun Control bill

In the wake of two incidents in Ohio this year where individuals wielding a pellet gun in a Walmart, and an airsoft gun on a playground, were shot and killed by police, Democrat State Representative Alicia Reece (D-Cincinnati) announced that she planned to introduce a 'toy' gun control bill modeled after California law. The bill, HB 681 ('Toy' Gun Control) , was introduced on Monday, December 8...

Buckeye Bash 2015 - Get your tickets today!

The Buckeye Bash is coming back to the Villa Milano Banquet & Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio on February 21, 2015. We're honored to have Nikki Goeser as our Keynote Speaker. Nikki is the author of Denied a Chance: How Gun Control Helped a Stalker Murder my Husband . Click here for tickets. As always, you will enjoy a great meal, hear a short speaking program, and spend the evening...

2014 "The Bulletproof Mind" seminar is a success, but too many educators stay away

On Saturday, October 11, over 350 people gathered to hear Lt. Col. Dave Grossman present his “The Bulletproof Mind” lecture. There were concealed carry license-holders, police, military and many educators (though not nearly enough of them). We talked to many FASTER (Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response) graduates. Some told us about progress their school has made regarding...

Buckeye Firearms Association Announces Membership Program

Become a Charter Member of BFA Today CLICK HERE to join now for just $35 The threats we face to our Second Amendment rights are growing every day. In response, Buckeye Firearms Association is growing to mount a stronger defense than ever before. We're proud to announce that we are now offering annual memberships for just $35 a year. Here's what you get ... 24/7 defense of your Second Amendment...

Concealed Carry Fashion Show a "tremendous success"

The REALIZE Firearms Awareness Coalition’s Concealed Carry Fashion Show, held Wednesday, September 17th in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, was a tremendous success. The show, held in conjunction with the Northeastern Ohio chapters of A Girl and A Gun, presented the "conceal" aspects of concealed carry of firearms as a walk down the fashion runway. Twelve live models, volunteers from the local A Girl and A...

Up to 40 Not Killed in Shooting Rampage

Crazed Lunatic Stopped Cold by Doctor Who Violated Policy America’s latest murderous rampage is remarkable for what did not happen. A single innocent died a needless death. That’s tragic. But fortunately, there was only one innocent killed. A suicidal madman hellbent on leaving this earth taking a load of innocents with him was thwarted not by a sign, paperwork, or bureaucratic hoops, but by a...

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