FEATURE: Attorney's Revealing Testimony on HB347

In his personal time, attorney and author Ken Hanson volunteers as Buckeye Firearms Association's Legislative Chair, but on Tuesday, January 10, he testified as a proponent of House Bill 347 on behalf of his many clients. Hanson's testimony offers extraordinary insight into the reasons why Ohio's two year-old concealed carry law is in need of reform. Chairman Latta and Representatives: Thank you...

Another Buckeye State firing range opening soon

By Ken Hanson In yet another indication of the widespread success of Ohio’s Concealed Carry Law, The Vandalia Range and Armory will be open for business by the end of January, 2006. For the second time in three months, a new range is being opened in the greater Dayton area. Located at 100 Corporate Center Drive, Vandalia, Ohio 45377, the range is a brand new, modern shooting facility. Tenatively...

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 details on several self-defense shootings to more victims in "no-guns" zones, this article deserves be a part of your required...

Legislators treated to packed house for first HB347 proponent hearing

Proponent testimony was heard today for HB347, a concealed carry “fix it” bill and general improvement of Ohio firearms laws. The purpose of today’s hearing was to solicit comments from organizations and individuals who support the bill. The hearing room was packed. All 60 chairs were filled, with 20 people standing and another dozen standing in the hall before 2:30 when Chairman Latta called the...

Ohio candidate for U.S. Congress takes concealed carry class

The Lima News is reporting that State Representative Mike Gilb, a two-time Buckeye Firearms Association endorsee who recently announced his candidacy for U.S. Congress in the 4th Congressional District, recently took part in a concealed carry training class in Allen County. From the story: State Rep. Mike Gilb wanted to get a good look at the training for carrying concealed weapons, especially...

Not the Same Old Doctors and Guns Article

By Gerard Valentino (This commentary has also been published at CNSNews.com ! Politicians, scientists and the American public have now accepted gun-control as a failed social experiment resulting in the proliferation of concealed-carry laws nationwide. The medical profession, however, stands as one of the few remaining special interest groups that still believe in disarming law-abiding citizens...

A Good Kind of School Shooting

By Jim Irvine Representative Ron Hood (R-91) of Ashville has introduced HB460. This legislation allows schools to “offer a course in firearm safety and marksmanship.” The course would be taught by a certified instructor, covering a list of required topics, and any additional criteria established by the school district. Students who complete the course would receive a certificate of accomplishment...

Political donation & tax credit summary

We fell $10 short of our goal of forwarding $2,000.00 to Ohio candidates. While falling short of a goal is not as good as exceeding one, this is still a big deal to the candidates, who greatly appreciate you support. Thank you to everyone who donated. Click on the "Read More..." link below for further details. A total of 23 people donated the $1,990.00 to 15 different candidates including...

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