LTE: Why label different types of violence?

March 31, 2007 Cincinnati Enquirer Why when violence involves a firearm do you call it "gun violence"? I never see the words "knife violence" or "brick violence" mentioned. As a matter of fact, you run very few stories of any other kind of violence but those involving firearms. There's no such thing as gun violence; there's just plain violence. Separating violence involving a firearm is both...

Buckeye Blast was a BLAST!!

On Sunday, 60 grassroots activists including U.S. Congresswoman Jean Schmidt and Ohio State Representatives Joe Uecker and Danny Bubp came together to support Buckeye Firearms Association and enjoyed a great day of fun and shooting at Tactical Defense Institute (TDI) in Adams County. The day greeted the crew of almost 40 volunteers and 60 shooters with heavy rain, but by mid-morning, the clouds...

Are today's criminals smarter than journalists?

By Chad D. Baus Before the media access loophole was inserted into Ohio's Concealed Handgun License law by Governor Taft as an 11th hour poison pill, legislators in Ohio were warned that newspapers would abuse the law and publish entire lists of concealed handgun license-holders. They were also warned that such lists could then be exploited by criminals wishing to steal firearms, and that...

Op-Ed: Equal rights under the Second Amendment

March 29, 2007 Townhall.com By Ken Blackwell On March 9, a good thing happened for people living in the central and inner cities of America: the DC gun ban was declared unconstitutional. The blanket ban on all operational firearms - and every handgun even if that gun doesn't work - was struck down as unconstitutional by a federal appeals court. As a guy who lived in the projects, served as mayor...

Report: Congress Urged to Move Carefully on DC Gun Ban

CNSNews.com reported last week that attorneys representing six D.C. residents in the high-profile Second Amendment Parker case are warning that attempts by "well-meaning members of Congress" to repeal the 1976 Washington, D.C., gun ban could backfire by keeping the case out of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the story: "We appreciate that the Second Amendment's many friends in Congress want to...

Zumbo - Open Letter to U.S. Senate Opposing a Ban on ''Assault Weapons''

March 28, 2007 An Open Letter to the United States Senate Dear Honorable Ladies and Gentlemen: It recently came to my attention that one of your colleagues, Michigan Sen. Carl Levin, has chosen to attack firearms owners using remarks I wrote in mid-February as his launch pad. As you probably know, Sen. Levin has been making anti-gun speeches every week for the past eight years because of a...

Rudy Giuliani: Gun manufacturers knowingly calculate sales to illegal market

By Chad D. Baus A video of then-Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been posted at YouTube with the following caption: On June 23, 2000 [New York City Mayor] Rudy Giuliani tried to justifiy the gun industry lawsuit to a concerned citizen. Giuliani claims that gun manufacturers overproduce firearms. Giuliani claims that most police officers are in favor of gun control. Giuliani claims that gun control reduced...

FRIDAY FLASHBACK!: Arm The Ones That You Love

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.... Arm The Ones That...

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