Democrat for Ohio Governor speaks out on guns

Two Ohio newspapers have recently featured "Q&A"-style interviews with front-running Democrat gubernatorial candidate Ted Strickland. Click on the "Read More..." link below for excerpts that include Strickland's comments on firearms-related subjects. From Columbus' The Other Paper : The Ohio House has passed a bill that would nullify the assault- weapons ban approved by Columbus City Council...

Indiana governor signs legislation expanding right to protect life, home

By Larry S. Moore The Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal is reporting that Gov. Mitch Daniels has signed into law a bill specifying that a person who feels threatened may use deadly force against an intruder. From the story: House Bill 1028 says that people have no duty to retreat -- or try to escape -- if they believe they are being threatened on their property or in their vehicle. "I'm very...

Register to Vote

May 2 is Ohio’s primary election day. You must be registered by April 3 (next Monday) to vote in this election. If you have moved recently, or not voted in several years, you need to make sure you are properly registered. Anyone who will turn 18 on or before November 7 of this year is old enough to register and vote in the May 2 primary. Click here for more information on where and how to...

How elections matter

By Jim Irvine Every year we hear how important elections are, and in spite of all the hype, the truth is that every election is important. In November, you are sure to hear someone say, “Why don’t we have a good candidate to choose from?” I’ll tell you why; because they didn’t show up to elect the good candidate in the primary. Ohio’s primary election is May 2 and Republican and Democratic...

Kansas Passes Right to Carry

Thursday, Kansas became the 47th state to allow concealed carry for its law abiding citizens. Nebraska, Wisconsin and Illinois are the only states that forbid all their citizens from carrying concealed firearms. The road to CCW in Kansas has been long, with many disappointments along the way. Even though the voters and the legislature have wanted it, it has been blocked by an anti-gun Governor...

Fulton County & NW OH ACTION ALERT

YOUR IMMEDIATE ACTION IS NEEDED Support Tim Grendell for Attorney General Gun Rights supporters in Ohio - we need your help again. The Fulton County Republican Committee will be endorsing for the May primary this Tuesday. Grassroot efforts have already helped Senator Grendell obtain endorsements from Miami, Clermont, Knox and Geauga County Republican Parties and we must keep this momentum going...

Two gun bills have hearings scheduled next week

Castle Doctrine/ Stand Your Ground House Bill 541 has been added to the House Criminal Justice Committee's agenda for sponsor testimony on March 28 at 2:30 p.m. in the Statehouse Hearing Room 121. The purpose for Tuesday's hearing is so that the committee may hear testimony on HB541 from the legislation's sponsor, Rep. Steve Buehrer. For more information on HB541, see: Ohio considers measure to...

Op-Ed: Why were guns taken from law-abiding citizens in New Orleans?

By John R. Lott Jr. at JohnrLott.com Also published Tuesday, March 21, 2006, in National Review Online. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans’ residents got an idea of what life is like without the rule of law. They had no telephones, no way to call 911. Even if they had, the police who reported for duty were busy with rescue missions, not fighting crime. Citizens had to protect...

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