Congresswoman Jean Schmidt completes CCW course, urges improvements to OH law

On October 15th, Congresswoman Jean Schmidt of Ohio's Second District attended and successfully completed a Concealed Handgun License training class held in the Clermont County town of Miamiville, near Cincinnati. Instructor Collin Rink, co-owner of FRST training ( ), and Buckeye Firearms Association volunteer said, "I was very impressed with Congresswoman Schmidt. She has been a...

Ohio Supremes hear promising case for ending municipal gun control...or IS it?

"The NRA is going to work with the people of Columbus and the Ohio Legislature to pass state preemption legislation and restore freedom to the people of Columbus. When the Ohio legislature enacts preemption, freedom will be restored to the people of Columbus. And when freedom comes back to Columbus, we will come back to Columbus." - Wayne LaPierre, NRA Executive Vice President Newspapers...

Rep. Mary Taylor's campaign for Auditor of State hosts clay shoot fundraiser

Two-time Buckeye Firearms Association endorsee and State Representative Mary Taylor recently announced her candidacy for Auditor of State, and is hosting a Clay Shoot at the Hill ‘n Dale Club (billed as one of the best sporting clay courses in the Midwest) in Medina on Thursday, November 3. Details can be found by clicking on the "Read More..." link below for more. Please join State...

Cincy-area gun store needs one more big voter turnout

For a year and a half, Shooters Supply Shop in the Cincinnati-area suburb of Loveland has been working towards opening a state-of-the-art indoor shooting range. Despite the support of the Loveland Police Officers Association, the Loveland City Planning Commission, Loveland City Council, the Loveland Area Chamber of Commerce and a great majority at the ballot box, the anti-gunners are trying to...

''Everyman'' candidate for Ohio Secretary of State weighs in on gun rights

As we reported last August in a Q&A sent to us by Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Draganic, Ohio's 2006 gubernatorial race has already been a politics junkie's dream, and promises to offer even greater fixes as the primaries grow closer. But the gubernatorial race isn't the only GOP primary in which a political outsider is hoping to capitalize on poll after poll showing that Mr...

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 from...

FLASH: HB347 assigned to House Committee on Criminal Justice

Buckeye Firearms Association is pleased to announce that Rep. Jim Aslanides' sweeping firearms law reform bill, House Bill 347, has received a committee assignment: H.B. No. 347 - Representative Aslanides, et al To revise the laws regarding licenses to carry a concealed handgun and the authority to carry a concealed handgun under such a license; to limit journalist access to information regarding...

Buckeye Firearms endorsees Wachtmann & Buehrer host Sportsmen's Hurricane Relief

Press release courtesy of the NRA-ILA: Join State Senator Lynn Wachtmann (R-01) and State Representative Stephen Buehrer (R-74) for a Sportsmen's Hurricane Relief Breakfast. "One of the most generous groups in supporting any community project is sportsmen. Time and time again, we have seen local sportsmen give their time and financial support to local and national projects. We would like to make...


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