Paper: Complex developed for Ohio trapshooters

The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting that the new home of Ohio trapshooting is nearing completion. From the story: [Jack] Fishburn, 72, born and raised in Grafton in Lorain County, agreed last year to invest his time and $1.6 million to create a home for the Ohio State Trapshooting Association (OSTA) at his Cardinal Center Campground. It was needed after the Amateur Trapshooting Association...

ABC taps former Handgun Control Inc. employee Jake Tapper to report on gun issue

By Tim Inwood As many gun owners are aware, the United Nations is starting their Small Arms and Light Weapons conference in New York City this June. This is yet another assault on our gun rights but, for a change, it is not being launched from Washington D.C. or a state capitol. This conference is part of a global effort to take your guns, and it is gaining momentum. So while the UN sits down in...

More guns in ''gun free'' zones

By Jim Irvine On Monday May 22, 2006 Timothy Baker Jr. took a .38 caliber revolver, walked into the Euclid Office & Medical Plaza and into the office where his estranged girlfriend worked. Neither the restraining order Sherell Chunn had against him, nor the “no guns” sign at the entrance stopped him. Baker had a prior offense of aggravated menacing involving another girlfriend. This is an “...

Letters to legislators on HB347 hit home

We've asked, and you have responded. Senate leaders have received and are continuing to receive a large number of letters calling on them to stop playing politics with HB347 and to pass it before summer recess. Click on 'Read More' to real one very poignant letter among the hundreds written just in the past few days, and read once again why if you haven't already written, YOUR HELP IS NEEDED...

Mixed reporting from Columbus TV station on pro-gun legislation

Two pieces of gun-related legislation which have been introduced weeks or months ago, which have had multiple committee hearings, and in one case has been overwhelmingly passed by the Ohio House, were finally discovered and reported on by Columbus' NBC 4 last week. While it is a sad commentary on the media that this is such a rare occurence as to warrant special attention, credit is due NBC 4 for...

The U.N. Wants Your Guns

By Chris Chumita The global war on your personally owned firearms has already begun. The NRA and its Executive Vice-President, Wayne LaPierre, have been trying to sound the alarm for years. So far, it does not appear that many people are listening. The United Nations (U.N.), the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA), and other countries are trying to ban the private ownership of...

Op-Ed: Taft's Last Chance to Help the Party He's Hurting

By Gerard Valentino (This commentary has also been published at CNSNews.com ) The Ohio Republican Party still is reeling from several high profile scandals, including a misdemeanor ethics conviction against current Governor Bob Taft. Taft, with his dismal 14% approval rating, has emerged as the greatest threat to the Republican Party retaining control of Ohio's executive and legislative branch...

Op-Ed: As good as their word

May 18, 2006 By Cam Edwards The line in the sand has been drawn. Either you stand with the 2nd amendment or against it. And this time, there’ll be penalties for infringing on the rights of law abiding Americans. The National Rifle Association is issuing a challenge to our nation’s mayors and police chiefs: sign a pledge that you will never take the guns from those you serve. The impetus for this...

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