Ohio House and Senate Candidates Endorsed!

Buckeye Firearms Association is proud to endorse 43 candidates for State Representative and two for State Senate! These candidates want to go to Columbus to fight for your rights for the next two years. If we each give two days to help them get there, we will be rewarded with a legislature who understands your concerns and will work with us to address them. All politicians are different, and none...

Open records should not extend to gun owners' private information

by Chad D. Baus Gun owners used to finding themselves diametrically opposed to the media when it comes to the topic of concealed handgun license records being publicly accessible might be surprised to find themselves in agreement with much of a recent editorial by Akron Beacon Journal's Managing Editor Mizell Stewart III, entitled "Government records laws benefit us all" . From the editorial:...

Headline: Franklin Board treasurer by day, cowgirl by night

An article in the Middletown Journal by Ed Richter this week educated readers to a sport that is racing into popularity. From the story: For the members of the 1st Ohio Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association, shooting from the hip is expected. The organization is part of a growing equestrian sport that combines target shooting using .45 caliber, single action revolvers and barrel racing over a timed...

The Last Lesson

By Chad D. Baus As many are aware, my history as a shooter and grassroots firearms activist begins not in Ohio, but in Tennessee. I lived in Nashville from 1994 - 2000, met my wife and married there. It was her father who introduced me to the shooting sports. Many have also heard about my father-in-law's experience with an attempted carjacking, an incident which convinced me that it would be...

USNews.com: The NRA is riding high; gun control is a political loser

July 9, 2006 U.S. News & World Report Oklahoma Rep. Dan Boren's Washington office features his hunting trophies, including a stuffed wild turkey and a mounted deer head. The freshman congressman's enthusiasm for firearms might always have stood out in the Democratic Party, but Boren now finds himself among an even more endangered species: Democrats willing to discuss guns at all. "When we as...

Dear GOP: If you truly value it, do it BEFORE November 7

By Chad D. Baus Republicans have announced their "American Values Agenda'' to shore up their conservative base this election year, and two of the ten priorities are aimed directly at gun owners. One is a bill giving gun dealers more protection from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and the other is the Disaster Recovery Personal Protection Act, based on the effort by New Orleans police...

John Willamowski endorsed for Judge

Buckeye Firearms is proud to announce our endorsement for Ohio District Court of Appeals. John Willamowski (R) has earned our endorsement for the Third District Court of Appeals. Willamowski has always been a strong supporter of all our freedoms, including firearms rights, but more importantly for this job, he has all the credentials to make an excellent judge. It’s not important that a judge be...

Op-Ed: Gun Control - The Sins of Government Are Visited Upon the People

July 03, 2006 By Howard Nemerov Excerpt from Fear or Fact by Howard Nemerov (Author’s note: The United Nations is currently meeting to discuss ways of implementing “adequate controls” over the international arms trade. What this means in real language is that they seek a way to implement global civilian disarmament. Here is a glimpse of how that actually plays out.) More than 500,000 people have...

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