Op-Ed: There Is No Such Thing As An Illegal Gun, Part II: Dead Mouse

This the second of a three part series to be featured at Buckeyefirearms.org. By John Longenecker In Part I , I answered Jeri Bonavia who represents Wisconsin’s Anti-Violence Effort. Ms. Bonavia’s agency characterizes Congressman Sensenbrenner’s [R-fifth] reasonable questioning of gun data usefulness as handcuffing Mayors and Cops. In Part II, I include a selected excerpt from The Case For...

Meet the 2006 Buckeye Firearms Association endorsees

This year, Buckeye Firearms has profiled some of our endorsed candidates. We want you to understand who they are and why they are important to our efforts to restore our rights. They are as much a part of the “team” as any of us, for without their support, we could not have come this far. With your help, we will work with them in the future as we continue our quest to protect and preserve your...

And They Ask Me Why I Carry? Part II

By Linda Walker In Part I , which was inspired by the occasion of September being “Realtor Safety Month”, I offered commentary which revolved around the fact that as real estate agents, we are never given information about concealed carry being a viable option in our self protection. Instead, we are taught useless self defense tactics that may give someone a false sense of security. I received...

Mr. Speaker – Mr. Sportsman

By Larry S. Moore The Delaware Republican Party recently held their much-anticipated annual John Wayne Shoot. The special guest this year was Ohio House Speaker Jon Husted (R-Kettering). While the weather forecast was questionable, the skies did clear so the shoot could be held without rain. Republican candidates and supporters from across Ohio packed the lounge area at Blackwing Shooting Center...

Op-Ed: Massacre at Nickel Mines: Legislation no solution

October 4, 2006 Pittsburg Tribune-Review The horrendous execution of Amish schoolgirls in Lancaster County, Pa., will embolden handgun-control advocates to seek passage of stricter gun-control measures. And they would solve nothing. Charles Carl Roberts IV, 32, described as an affable milk-truck driver, delivered carnage to the West Nickel Mines Amish School on Monday. He was armed with three...

Op-Ed: In The United States, There Is No Such Thing As An Illegal Gun

This the first of a three part series to be featured at Buckeyefirearms.org. By John Longenecker I think we need to get on this. Think about it for a minute. Guns in America are a civil right. Stopping guns everywhere makes about as much moral sense as punishing the Los Angeles Times just because some people defame others, falsely advertise, commit mail fraud or lie under oath. Is the Second...

Idaho town: Proposed ordinance asks each household to have a firearm

Last week, Boise's Fox 12 reported that a small Idaho town is contemplating an idea similar to Kennesaw, GA's successful 1980's crime-prevention technique. It's called the Civil Emergencies Ordinance, and if city council member Steve Jett has his way, each head of household that can legally own a gun, will. Along with that they're encouraged to have ammunition and appropriate training. "I think...

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 "Cops Gone Wild" to an NRA victory, these articles should be a part of your required reading! Click on the "Read More...

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