NPR tackles subject of guns the workplace, repeats misleading data

NPR story ignores facts regarding the nature of gun violence in the workplace National Public Radio is reporting on a move that would ensure employers in Florida could not deny their workers' Constitutional right to bear arms self-defense while traveling to and from their workplace. Although the report quotes advocates on both sides of the issue, NPR repeats statistics that completely fail to...

'Basically, Betty Doesn't Get It'

By Gerard Valentino Buckeye Firearms Association received the following email from a supporter who attended a political meeting where Betty Montgomery was also in attendance. Although Montgomery’s new campaign literature tries to paint her as the newest incarnation of Ronald Reagan, gun owners know better. It was Betty Montgomery that expected Ohio’s concealed carry license holders would commit "...

Democrat caucus names pro-concealed carry Senator as assistant minority leader

The Akron Beacon Journal is reporting that State Sen. Kimberly Zurz, D-Green, was elected Wednesday to be second in charge of the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus. The story notes that as assistant minority leader, Zurz will work with the leader, Sen. C.J. Prentiss of Cleveland, Whip Teresa Fedor of Toledo, and Assistant Whip Robert Hagan of Youngstown. Like Senator Zurz, Sens. Fedor and Hagan both...

Youth deer-gun season this weekend

The Dayton Daily News is reporting that Ohio's young hunters are getting ready for the third annual youth deer-gun season, which will be held Saturday and Sunday. From the story: The youth-only season is open one-half hour before sunrise to sunset on private and public lands. About 15,000 young hunters are expected to participate. "We've spoken to a lot of parents who are excited about taking...

Nov. 30, Capital University (Columbus): Dr. John R. Lott

John Lott, author of "More Guns, Less Crime" and "The Media Bias Against Guns" will be on the campus of Capital University campus to speak about guns, and why guns make society safer. Event details: href="http://www.capitalcr.com/" target="_blank"> src="http://www.mattnaugle.com/cap-moregunslesscrime.jpg" height=118 width=80 border=0 align="right"> Date: November 30th Time: 6:00 p.m...

Ohio hunters seeing success in 2005

The Marietta Times is reporting that Ohio bow hunters are harvesting deer at a record pace, taking nearly 42,000 deer during the first six weeks of the season. The paper also reports that this year’s early harvest exceeds last year’s record setting totals by about 1,000 deer. From the story: Approximately 250,000 bow hunters are believed to be participating in Ohio’s statewide deer-archery...

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 comment. What follows is our weekly view of headlines from around the state though a pro-gun rights lens. Click on the "Read More..." link below for seven days of headlines accompanied by short, concise pro-gun analysis. Wednesday in Akron: 2...

FLASH: Apprentice Hunting License bill unanimously passed by House Committee

Buckeye Firearms Association's Larry S. Moore got more than he bargained for when he showed up to offer proponent testimony for HB296 on behalf of this political action committee and the US Sportmen Alliance today. After proponent testimony from several witnesses was heard, and the legislation having received no opposition, the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted the...

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