Buckeye Firearms Assoc. endorsee Joy Padgett wins special primary

The Associated Press is reporting that three-time Buckeye Firearms Association endorsee Joy Padgett defeated her four opponents in the special Republican primary election held today in the 18th congressional district. href="http://www.senate.state.oh.us/senators/bios/graphics/s_20_large.jpg"> src="http://www.senate.state.oh.us/senators/bios/graphics/s_20_small.jpg" height=143 width=109 border=...

Why endorsements are important

By Jim Irvine Guns are not a partisan issue in Ohio. There are Republicans such as Governor Bob Taft and Senator Mike DeWine who have worked to limit your rights. There are Democrats such as Chris Redfern and Mark Dann who have worked to restore your rights. A look at the voting on HB12 last session, and HB296, HB346, and HB367 this session further demonstrate that our issue does not fall...

Alternative reality: Anti-gun journalists ignore facts to push agenda

By Chad D. Baus One of the things that has surprised me most over the past few years as I have interacted with the media as they prepare news stories is the lengths some journalists are willing to go to in order to create their intended angle on a story. Before, when reading stories in the newspaper, and noticing how particular points or angles are missing, I always just assumed that the points...

Pro-Gun Punditry: Wednesday's Buckeye State Roundabout

By Chris Chumita 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 mention. What follows is our review of headlines from around the state though a pro-gun rights lens. From decreasing national crime rates to the merger of animal rights groups, these articles should be a part of your required...

Strickland & Blackwell - Bookends on Gun Rights

By Chad D. Baus, Larry S. Moore & Linda Walker A series of articles in the Dayton Daily News last week provide further evidence that Ohio gun rights supporters and owners are in a great position come Election Day. For the first time in decades, all 3 of the candidates for Governor are pro-gun. Our future looks bright, at least for the next 4 years. DDN writer Laura Bischoff had the...

Dennis M. Parish: A name northwest Ohio gun owners need to remember at the polls

By Chad D. Baus When it comes to protecting your Constitutional right to bear arms, some of the most important poliitcal contests are often the least noted by the media and as such least understood by voters. This can certainly be said of the race for Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge. Although he has been campaigning non-stop for the past year or more, it is likely that few gun owners (not...

Too Much or Too Little Training

By Betty Shonts In a recent article, I admitted that concealed carry permitholders are human beings, and allowed for the possibility that in a rare scenario one could possibly screw up by diving headfirst into a third party scenario without all the facts. Permitholders rarely screw up. But never mind - no matter what I say, what unbiased researched facts I have in my hands, and how many news...

Remembering 9/11/2001

By Jim Irvine It has been five years since terrorists attacked the United States of America by hijacking four civilian airplanes, cutting the throats of the crew, and crashing their airplanes into the World Trade Center’s twin towers and the Pentagon. Brave passengers aboard United Airlines flight 93 died in a field in Pennsylvania, but succeeded in their mission to prevent the hijackers from...

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