Might there be a pro-gun GOP Presidential contender after all?

Fred Thompson Gears Up By Chad D. Baus Gun owners disappointed by a bevy of Presidential front-runners in both the Democrat and Republican camps got a boost in recent weeks when former Senator Fred Thompson (R-Tenn) announced that he was considering a Presidential run. The Politico.com is reporting that the “Law & Order” actor has moved beyond pondering a bid for the White House and begun...

Education Guide Lesson #15: Ohio CHL-holders acting in self-defense

The Youngstown Vindicator is reporting that another Ohio concealed handgun license-holder has acted to defend himself from a dangerous armed criminal. From the story: A 55-year-old man thwarted a carjacking Tuesday morning after exchanging gunfire with the would-be thief. The victim told police he had pulled his vehicle into his Youngstown Road driveway about 12:45 a.m. when one of three men who...

Buckeye Firearms Assoc. Chairman attends 2007 NRA Annual meetings

By Jim Irvine The NRA held its annual meetings in St. Louis, Missouri this weekend. I have come to have high expectations of these events, and this one did not disappoint. My personal highlight was Missouri Governor Matt Blunt signing the Emergency Powers Protection into law to officially open the weekend. On stage with him were many of the law makers and NRA executives who helped move this bill...

Appeals Court reverses: Clyde City Parks 'no-guns' signs illegal

In an important victory to gun owners, the Court of Appeals of Ohio’s Sixth district, on Friday April 13, 2007, reversed its earlier ruling on the City of Clyde’s ordinances intended to restrict the rights of law-abiding citizens who possess a concealed handgun license from exercising their constitutional rights in city parks. In their ruling, reversing an earlier decision, the court noted: On...

Gun Owners of the World – Unite!

(This commentary has also been published at USConcealedCarry.com ) By Gerard Valentino The flap over Jim Zumbo’s comments about so-called assault weapons brought the rift among gun owners into the public spotlight. Although Zumbo apologized, his comments show that some gun owners, and advocacy groups, are content to fight their own battle against gun confiscation unaware of the danger that poses...

Op-ed: Flawed Laws Help Stalkers Victimize Women

By John Lott and Sonya Jones What do you do when the police can’t protect you? Police may be the single most important factor for reducing crime, but there is something the police themselves understand: They almost always arrive at the crime scene after the crime has occurred. Expecting people to trust the police to protect them and to behave passively is a recipe for disaster. The last couple of...

FRIDAY FLASHBACK!: Personal Protection, a Personal Responsibility

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.... Personal Protection...

Complete Opposites: H.R. 1096 and H.R. 1022

By Chris Chumita The first quarter of 2007 has come to an end, and we saw two important gun bills introduced at the federal level. They both would have a profound effect on our Second Amendment rights. One bill is all about freedom and the other is all about control. Since both of these bills are important, all Second Amendment activists must be fully informed about H.R. 1096 and H.R.1022. Click...

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