Endorsee: One party rule cost Columbus $20 million from gun owners

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that just as Democrats seek to make one-party rule in state government a big issue as the scandals pile up at the Governor's Mansion, Republicans running for Columbus City Council are trying to make it an issue as they try to win seats at Democrat-controlled City Hall. Among those Republicans running for council is Buckeye Firearms Association endorsee Phil...

State Issues 2 through 5 – Trouble for gun owners

By Larry S. Moore There are several State Issues on the November 8 ballot. State Issues 2, 3, 4, and 5 are of special concern to me as a gun owner. These issues never mention the Second Amendment, firearms, hunting or concealed carry. However, if passed, they are certain to have a negative impact on our future. These issues will make participation in PACs, such as the Buckeye Firearms Association...

Ohio House majority leader's Dist. 72 replacement sworn in Wednesday

The Springfield News Sun is reporting that Ross McGregor has been appointed to replace Ohio House majority leader Merle G. Kearns in the 72nd Ohio House District, and Buckeye Firearms Association can further report that Mr. McGregor was sworn in Wednesday afternoon. Kearns, a previous endorsee of this political action committee, was appointed by Gov. Bob Taft in August to become director of the...

Searching for proof of conversion in Taft's first HB347 form letter

After passage of Ohio's concealed carry law, Bob Taft, who opposed concealed carry reform for years after first being elected on a promise to pass it, and who contributed to the insertion of several poison pills in an attempt to kill it before attempting to take credit for it once final passage became inevitable. January 27, 2004 The OSU Lantern Gov. Bob Taft intended on taking a bite out of Ohio...

Pro-Gun Punditry: Weekly 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. With that in mind, the following is what I hope can become a weekly look at headlines from around the state though a pro-gun rights lens. Click on the "Read More..." link below for seven days of headlines and pro-gun analysis...

Dems tap pro-gun candidate to challenge DeWine

Ohio gun owners have long warned an Ohio GOP that seemed all too ready to defend their support for anti-gun, increasingly left-leaning candidates, that they should not take pro-Second Amendment grassroots support for granted. And they have long wondered what might happen if Democrats realized the political error of their institutional support for gun control and began backing pro-gun candidates...

Editorial Ineptitude and Rampant Jason Blairism

By Gerard Valentino As soon as the bill designed to fix the poison pills in Ohio’s concealed-carry legislation was introduced the establishment media began their predicted smear campaign. The usual suspects were represented in the crusade of misinformation about the bill with the Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper leading the charge. Ohio’s current concealed-carry law requires the state’s sheriffs...

Your tax dollars wasted on inaccurate attacks against RTKBA

The Ohio State University appears to be starting their students down the liberal anti-gun path that the majority of media outlets have taken in Ohio. Unfortunately it does not appear that they are teaching their students how to do a little research before publishing their misleading drivel. This is not surprising as many media reports are not entirely factual as we have seen recently with the...


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