Book Review: The Ohio Guide to Firearms Laws

By Jim Irvine Attorney and Buckeye Firearms Association Legislative Chair Ken Hanson has done a magnificent job with the second edition of “The Ohio Guide to Firearms Laws.” This is the definitive book on Ohio’s firearms laws, including concealed carry. It is updated to reflect the changes HB347 made to Ohio’s laws, as well as some real “Gotcha’s” that have come to light because of poor drafting...

Dispatch: Hunters’ concealed-carry a hot topic

The Columbus Dispatch's Dave Golowenski has written an article noting that Ohio's Wildlife division sees benefits of CHL-holders being able to tote a concealed handgun while hunting. From the story: While there is bound to be some honest disagreement on the matter, concealed-carry advocates figure the woods will be safer in coming years. "A hunter should be able to carry a gun for self-defense,"...

Record number of Buckeye state deer harvested in 2006-2007 season

237,316 deer harvested; tops previous record of 216,443 set in 2004 COLUMBUS, OH - Ohio deer hunters took a record 237,316 deer during the 2006-07 hunting season and for the third year in a row the harvest surpassed 200,000, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The total number of deer taken was 13 percent above last year's season total of 209,513. "...

The importance of the Parker (D.C. gun ban) case

By Ken Hanson The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) is making some significant and breathtaking progress in the field of Second Amendment jurisprudence. SAF, together with Virginia attorney Alan Gura, has come up with an exquisite legal strategy to get the question of the Second Amendment as a fundamental, individual right squarely before the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in the...

CCW for Hunters Proposal Submitted to Ohio Wildlife Council

Buckeye Firearms was the only statewide firearms group to have a leader in attendance at the Ohio Wildlife Council meeting on Tuesday, March 8. The Division of Wildlife reported on the comments from the March 4 open houses, formally submitted the proposals for consideration and answered questions from Wildlife Council Members. In summarizing the comments from the open houses, Dave Risley noted...

FLASH – DC COURT OF APPEALS STRIKES DOWN GUN BAN!

In what may be the most earth-shattering case on the Second Amendment ever, a panel of three Appellate Judges has thrown out the D.C. gun ban, ruling once and for all that the Second Amendment Guarantees an individual right to keep and bear arms. During a congratulatory phone call between Buckeye Firearms Association Legislative Chair Ken Hanson and Plaintiff’s Attorney Alan Gura, Alan noted: “...

Owning the Power to Control My Destiny

By Linda Walker I have great respect and adoration for financial guru, Suze Orman. She is an intelligent, financially brilliant and witty lady (If she's anti gun, please don't tell me!) Recently I watched The Suze Orman show on the local PBS channel. The show was entitled "Women & Money". Now you ask, what does that have to do with gun rights? Certainly Buckeye Firearms Association hasn't...

FRIDAY FLASHBACK!: Self-Defense Bill of Rights: Part 1

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.... Self-Defense Bill...

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