Another armed robbery in a ''no-guns'' United Dairy Farmers store

A full year after OhioCCW became law and after countless thousands of CHL-holders shopped in the stores countless thousands of times without incident, United Dairy Farmers management decided to post “no-guns” signs to keep their patrons safe. Great idea - IF you're a (criminal) patron planning on staging an armed robbery, that is: Case # 050454919 Title Robbery Report # 050454919.1 Subject 450 –...

Two ''no-guns'' Ohio businesses suffer robberies

WKYC.com is reporting that a Brinks security guard was robbed in the food court at Prime Outlets Mall in Lodi while loading an ATM Machine. Prime Outlets Malls are posted with “no-guns” signs (in Ohio only), not just on the buildings, but in parking lots as well. Mall owners have asserted that these signs make their patrons and leasees safer, but since the postings Prime Outlets has made news for...

Self-defense issues cause Ohio pizza delivery workers to consider unionization

The Buffalo (NY) News is reporting that robberies and assaults are prompting pizza workers to carry guns, and to consider unionizing so that they can better bargain against employers who would deny them their right to self-defense From the story: Three robbers ambushed one man at the back door of a West Side house, kicking him in the head and sending him to the hospital. Another man was slammed...

Gun banners who can’t shoot straight

By John R. Lott, Jr. New York Post June 3, 2005 When the federal assault- weapons ban expired last September, its fans claimed that gun crimes and police killings would surge. Sarah Brady, one of the nation's leading gun-control advocates, warned, "Our streets are going to be filled with AK-47s and Uzis." Well, over eight months have gone by and the only casualty has been gun-controllers'...

Second time this week: Ohio CHL-holder defends against robbery

For the second time in three days, an Ohio Concealed Handgun License-holder has been able to defend their own lives and wound an assailant when targeted for robbery. On early Wednesday morning, in Cincinnati, a CHL-holder was ambushed, shot three times, and still managed to return fire and injure one of his attackers. The grandmother of the man's girlfriend, who called police after the attack,...

State-mandated victim zone: Student assaulted in OSU dorm room

Columbus' NBC4i.com is reporting that Ohio State University police are searching for a man who assaulted a student in his dormitory room on Wednesday morning. Police said the student interrupted a theft in his room at about 10:50 a.m. in a W. 12th Avenue dormitory and was assaulted when the suspect fled. The suspect is described by the news station as black, between 18 and 20 years old, 5 feet 10...

Home invasion: Cash and guns stolen from elderly man

(Commentary by OFCC TeamLeader John Salyers) We have heard numerous times in the argument for publishing lists of gun-owners (CHL-holders) that criminals just are not smart enough to utilize the news media to premeditate their crimes or select their targets. The following story is also a reminder that gun control laws fail to keep guns out of the hands of criminals. Cincinnati's WCPO.com is...

Armed Ohio citizens stop crimes

Cincinnati's WCPO.com - CHL-Holder Shoots Attacker In Westwood A would-be robbery victim fired back at his masked attackers overnight, despite being shot three times himself. That gunshot victim is now recovering from surgery at the hospital. The attack happened just before 1 a.m. Wednesday on Robert Avenue in Westwood. Police are still looking for the suspects. The shooting victim, Charles Pryor...

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