Your Job Or Your Life

By Chris Chumita The State of Ohio took a giant step in restoring its citizens’ Second Amendment rights on January 7th, 2004. On that date, the Ohio General Assembly passed a law that allows citizens to obtain a CHL (concealed handgun license). Safety-minded people were finally able to legally carry a handgun to protect themselves and their loved ones. However, many law-abiding CHL holders are...

Survey: Women OK with hunting

The following excerpt is from a March 1, 2006 Washington Times article written by Gene Mueller: I have no idea how accurate the National Wild Turkey Federation's numbers are, but the Edgefield, S.C.-based hunter/conservation group says 95 percent of women in the United States approve of female hunters.... ....Through the turkey federation's Women in the Outdoors program, some 40,000 females...

HB347 to get another hearing, possible vote

HB347, the concealed carry fix it bill is on the House Criminal Justice Committee schedule for Tuesday, March 7 at 10:00 AM in the Statehouse, room 116 ( Note room assignment has been changed from initial announcement ). The committee will be accepting a substitute bill at this hearing and it is scheduled for a possible vote. Click on the "Read More..." link below for additional information. It...

Dispatch Ignores Evidence in Concealed Carry Debate

By Gerard Valentino In a move that surprised no one, the Columbus Dispatch commended Governor Taft for threatening to veto HB347 which fixes many of the onerous provision in Ohio’s current concealed-carry law. From the story: Because of two ill-considered provisions, Gov. Bob Taft wisely has threatened to veto the bill intended to "fix" Ohio’s concealed carry law. The first would further restrict...

Op-Ed: Right-to-carry a feminist issue

Feb. 26, 2006 Delaware News Journal By Megan D. Lehman In the debate over Delaware's concealed-carry gun permits, don't forget the difference between men and women. The average man can physically overpower the average woman; this is a biological fact. The vast majority of violent crimes are committed by men. We women should not have to depend on the men in our lives for protection, nor can we...

Pro-Gun Punditry: Wednesday's Buckeye State Roundabout

There are more stories pertaining to our gun rights in Ohio then we can possibly draw attention to with individual daily commentary. But they are worthy of mention. What follows is our weekly review of headlines from around the state though a pro-gun rights lens. From shots fired and guns stolen in police station parking lots to heroic rescues of police officers by civilians, these articles...

Cuyahoga County ACTION ALERT!

Support Tim Grendell for Attorney General Gun Rights supporters in Cuyahoga County, we need your help again. The Cuyahoga County Republican Committee will be holding an open endorsement meeting for the May primary next week. Grassroot efforts have already helped Senator Grendell obtain endorsements from Miami, Clermont, Knox and Geauga County Republican Parties and we must keep this momentum...

Ohio Deer Harvest over 200,000 for 3rd year

Ohio Department of Natural Resources have released the final numbers for the 2005-2006 Deer Hunting season. For the third year in a row, hunters in Ohio have harvested over 200,000 deer during all the combined seasons. The final count was 209,513 . This was down slightly (3%) from last years total and was inline with estimates showing the overall Ohio deer herd being down by about 7%. Click on...

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