Field Report: Fundraiser Picnic for Rep. Danny Bubp

By Mark Reising On Monday June 18, I attended a picnic fund raiser for State Representative Danny Bubp (R-West Union) of Ohio’s 88th District. I was representing Buckeye Firearms Association to provide a visible show of support for Representative Bubp, and to thank him for his support of our goals in the past and his support in fixing all problems with our firearms laws in the future. Bubp is a...

The history of gun control, part 1

June 7, 2007 World Net Daily By Sandy Froman Philosopher George Santayana said that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. It's true. One of the reasons to study history is to avoid repeating past mistakes. When it comes to freedom, we cannot afford to forget the lessons of the past. So you and I need to know the history of gun control, because history teaches us there is...

HB264 Seeks To Protect Victims In Self Defense Situations

By State Representative Lynn Wachtmann For years, governments have enacted laws that state one’s home is a place where one should be free of prying and violent attack. Known as “Castle Laws,” they are often based on English Common Law from the 1700s. However, over the years many of these laws, while acknowledging the safety and protections of the home, have placed a burden on a person to retreat...

Stand Your Ground Movement, Part IV: Legislation

By John Longenecker Grab a cup. This one’s about 2,000 words. [Dates reported in the following quotes were erroneous and have been corrected.] Citizens For A Safer Minnesota have a most mistaken notion of that state’s adoption of the Stand Your Ground movement. In their May 4th, 2006 press release, Citizens For A Safer Minnesota referred to the Florida birthplace of that movement and cited three...

FRIDAY FLASHBACK!: The uncomfortable truth about school shootings

Buckeye Firearm Association's web site is seeing an amazing growth in visitors and new articles are being posted several times a week. With everything that is going on, it is easy to miss some important and interesting articles. To make sure that you don't miss anything, we are going to repost one of our more popular articles every Friday. This week's "Friday Flashback" is.... The uncomfortable...

Working to help Ohioans protect themselves and their families

By State Senator Steve Buehrer Imagine it is 10 p.m. on a Tuesday night. After turning out the lights and making sure all the doors in the house are locked, you retire to your bedroom to get some sleep before having to work early the next morning. Shortly after your head hits the pillow, you begin to hear a soft tapping outside the bedroom window. Quickly, you roll over to see what’s going on,...

Bloomberg quits GOP; Threatens to join bloated field of anti-gun prez candidates

By Chad D. Baus As if there aren't enough anti-gun candidates sparring in one of the earliest presidential campaign seasons ever, it looks like there is about to be one more. Joining the list of pro-gun control candidates like Hillary Rodham Clinton (D), Barack Hussein Obama (D), Rudy Giuliani (R) and John McCain (R), will likely soon be anti-gun billionaire New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I)...

Plain Dealer: Seniors feel safer when they carry gun

The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting that about 12 percent of all concealed handgun licenses issued since 2005 by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office have been to people 60 and older, and that in April of this year, 14 percent of licenses issued by the Cuyahoga Sheriff's Office were to the elderly - the highest monthly total of CHLs given to that age group since August 2004, when the law was...

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