Urgent Help Needed to protect reforms in HB347!

Your help is urgently needed! As you read this, attempts are being made to roll back the improvements made in H.B. 347. As you know, this piece of legislation passed the House overwhelmingly last week, and contains many favorable provisions for gun owners. This was after months of negotiations and compromises. Now, certain factions are going to the Senate in an attempt to renege on these...

Attend Free NRA-ILA ''Mix N' Mingle'' in Lorain on April 8, 2006

Earn Free NRA Items Mix N' Mingle with NRA-ILA Staff & Fellow NRA Members Help Pro-Gun Candidates How often do you get the opportunity to mix n' mingle with NRA-ILA Headquarters staff and fellow NRA members in your area, to earn FREE NRA items, and to assist with the efforts of pro-gun candidates seeking office in your area? Well, on Saturday, April 8, you will have that opportunity and it...

Life, Liberty and Disarmament

By Gerard Valentino (This commentary has also been published at CNSNews.com ) Recently, a large well known company fired five workers for having a crucifix in their cars while parked on company property. Although the workers appealed their dismissal through the courts, the search was deemed to be legal and their dismissal was upheld on the grounds that a business can rightfully ban religious...

Dispatch Editors on gun bill: Facts vs. Rhetoric (yet again)

By Gerard Valentino In the recent Editorial “Shoot it Down” the Columbus Dispatch once again insults the integrity and intelligence of Ohioans. To claim that allowing legally concealed guns in cars is somehow unsafe for law enforcement officers is laughable. From the story: Because the new bill would remove the requirements that holstered guns and cases be in plain sight, a driver or passenger...

Op-Ed: The Low-Down on Quail Hunters

By Sim Evans The furor over the Dick Cheney/Harry Whittington shoot-out in South Texas seems to be dying down, but don’t be fooled. There is more to this than meets the eye, and the ever vigilant news media will, sooner or later, get it all sorted out. Here is what they have garnered from the event so far. In a rare exhibition of good sleuthing, the media have already uncovered a possible motive...

Grandma greets intruders with a loaded gun

In yet another example of how firearms are a great tool to stop criminals, WKYC reports how a Summit County great-grandmother used her new firearm to ward off teenage criminals. Many studies show that guns are used to stop or prevent a crime 2,500,000 times each year in our country. 95% of the time, no shots are ever fired. Would-be victim Eleanor Lynn describes the encounter, “Somebody was...

Now You Can Become a Buckeye Firearms “Defender”

Buckeye Firearms Association is proud to announce the new “Defender” Donation Program. This special program lets you join the ranks of fellow Buckeyes who feel strongly about gun rights in Ohio and wish to provide ongoing support for our efforts to defend and advance your rights for self-defense, hunting, and sport. You may sign up online or by mail to be an “Annual” Defender or a “Monthly”...

Dispatch: ''Gun bill in Senate; Taft vows veto''

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that "a bill that would erase Columbus' assault-weapons ban passed the Ohio House yesterday, but Gov. Bob Taft still is poised to veto it over provisions on how people carry guns in vehicles." From the story: The bill, which makes a number of changes to Ohio's nearly 2-year-old law that allows residents to carry concealed handguns, would no longer permit local...

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