''I Thought This Would Never Happen to Me''

Real-life lessons from real-life threats to a retired man’s life By Bob Harsanje I liked Skip from the first time we shook hands. He’s a not so very tall man, but sports a physique a 40 year old would pretend to not envy. There’s a friendly but knowing twinkle in his eye that tips you off he’s experienced life from many perspectives. You’re not going to fool Skip. He’s been around. He’s tough. He...

Gun Control, Virginia Tech, and Answering Brady Campaign's Helmke

Stop Hiding The Ball Of Citizen Authority By John Longenecker In a May 1st announcement, The Brady Campaign To Prevent Gun Violence pronounced a gun violence epidemic in this country (again), and vows to hold officials accountable for not enacting more severe restrictions on a civil right. Every year, many more extensive numbers are hurt by knifings, rapes, robberies, beatings, chokings, multi-...

4 myths of gun control shredded

By Jay Ambrose If Seung-Hui Cho hadn't gotten his hands on two semiautomatic pistols, he wouldn't have been able to slay 32 students and others, say some gun-control advocates who really ought to learn about Andrew Kehoe, who didn't stop at 32. In the deadliest violence inside a school ever in America, Kehoe killed 45 people, mostly children, and guns had nothing to do with it. It was 1927 in the...

FRIDAY FLASHBACK!: Too Much or Too Little Training

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.... Too Much or Too...

Acting Director of ATF: Don't buy Bloomberg claims about firearms trace data

By Michael J. Sullivan During the past several weeks, numerous questions and articles have arisen in the media, regarding the ability of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to share firearms trace data among members of the law-enforcement community. With the recent tragic events surrounding the senseless criminal use of firearms; I felt the need to clarify this important issue...

A Criminal Mind

By Jim Irvine Many people find the brutality of criminals “surprising” or “shocking.” Their behavior makes complete sense to those who understand the criminal mind. Most people understand that the lion choosing its prey looks for the young, the old, or the sick or injured when deciding which animal to “cut from the herd.” They never single out the biggest and strongest. This is normal behavior...

National FOP President: Don't buy Bloomberg claims about firearms trace data

The Wichita Eagle By Chuck Canterbury Some of America's mayors, led by Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City and Thomas M. Menino of Boston, would like you to believe that their Mayors Against Illegal Guns Coalition is about fighting illegal firearms in their cities and across the country. It's not. The principal goal of this coalition is the repeal of language that has repeatedly been passed...

Cleveland Mayor: Armed robber is a 'victim'

By Chad D. Baus On March 14, 2007, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announced that he was going to spend precious taxpayer money to sue the State of Ohio over its decision to make all gun laws in the state uniform. Jackson also informed citizens that he would continue to enforce the local gun control laws - laws which he claimed were necessary to protect the children of his city. On April 22 the...

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