REMINDER: Vote Tuesday in the Buckeye State!

By Jim Irvine Tuesday November 8 is Election Day in Ohio. Primary and general election days are the only two days each year where we have the ability to vote on our future. We will vote on statewide issues and local candidates. Some have asked why these local races are important, when none of tomorrow’s winners will hold an office where they will vote on HB347 or other statewide gun issues. City...

Another two-time Buckeye Firearms Assoc. endorsee to run for Congress

The Dayton Daily News is reporting that State Sen. Jim Jordan (R-Urbana), will run next year for the 4th District congressional seat being vacated by the retirement of U.S. Rep. Mike Oxley. From the story: Jordan is the first for formally announce his intention to seek the congressional seat that represents a large swath of central Ohio. href="http://www.senate.state.oh.us/senators/bios/graphics/...

Two opportunities to rub elbows with your elected officials this weekend

There are two great opportunities for Ohio gun rights activists to get to know their elected officials this weekend. Ohio Attorney General and gubernatorial-hopeful Jim Petro is inviting constituents to attend the 19th Annual Petro Pancake Breakfast in the Cleveland area. From the invitation: This year's special guest is Commissioner Phil Heimlich (Hamilton County), who is running as Jim's Lt...

Report shows that young hunters are safe hunters

The following report from the National Wild Turkey Federation gives good support to the need for Rep. Steve Buehrer's HB296 , Apprentice Hunting License bill. A new report shows that young hunters supervised by an adult mentor have one of the lowest injury rates of all hunters. "The most important factor affecting youth hunting safety is the presence of a responsible, attentive adult hunter,...

Concealed carry in the Buckeye State - 18 months of success

UPDATE November 4, 5:00 P.M.: Thanks to the alertness of a reader of this website, an error was discovered on the Ohio Attorney General's website with regard to CHL statistics. For the past several months, the AG's office has been offering a Quarter 2, 2005 report that inadvertantly contained totals for two quarters. That problem has now been corrected on the AG's website , and the story below...

Democrat councilwoman confronted with vote on Mentel Ban while stumping

In a story about how Republicans for Columbus City Council are working largely grassroots campaigns, the Columbus Dispatch is reporting that one Democrat incumbent who hit the streets to campaign was confronted over her vote for the Columbus Assault Weapons (or Mentel) Ban... [Democrat Councilwoman Mary Jo] Hudson, her friends, her supporters, and her parents and their friends have spent the past...

Toledo Blade's Steve Pollick offers good info for NW OH hunters

Readers of the Toledo Blade have been treated in the past few days to two informative articles about this years hunting seasons by outdoors writer Steve Pollick. From where to find a bumper crop of pheasants in northwest Ohio counties to how to make sure a bumper crop of acorns doesn't ruin your deer season, click on the "Read More..." link below to read exerpts from Pollick's stories, and for...

Pro-Gun Punditry: Wednesday's 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. What follows is our weekly view of headlines from around the state though a pro-gun rights lens. Click on the "Read More..." link below for seven days of headlines accompanied by short, concise pro-gun analysis. Thursday from Dayton:...

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