Op-Ed: Saving the Children

By Gerard Valentino (This commentary has also been published at CNSNews.com ) A new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics estimates that 24,000 children are injured in shopping-cart accidents every year. A staggering 85% of those children are under five years of age. That dwarfs the number of children who were injured with guns last year. It appears that your child has a much better chance...

Blade writer: Amount of personal information on Internet ''scary''

By Chad D. Baus The Toledo Blade's Ryan Smith, whom I will always remember fondly for a column he wrote after attending the 2004 World Rock Paper Scissors Championships in Toronto, recently wrote about how he had investigated himself online, and that what he found was "scary". From the Smith's commentary: With all the information out on the Internet today, it's hard not to worry about all the...

2006 Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC) Invitation

The Second Amendment Foundation will hold its 2006 Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC) on September 22-24 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Buckeye Firearms Association believes it’s important to network with other people and organizations that work toward the restoration of our rights, and thus we will once again be in attendance of this important event. Last year’s conference was well attended and...

Miss Led: AP writer dismisses gun owner significance in gubernatorial campaign

By Ken Hanson In her recent article ' God, Guns, Gays may be a stretch for average voter ', the Associated Press' Julie Carr “I don’t like guns or objective reporting” Smyth sets out to prove the case that our Gubernatorial candidates in Ohio are pandering needlessly to gun nuts and Bible thumpers. If the author’s name sounds familiar, it is because until recently she was polluting the pages of...

Ohio media: Two gun stories, one surprise

Ohio Media Gun Story #1 On April 8, 2004, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman staged a press conference next to a jungle gym, lamenting the fact that the city was unable to protect children by posting signs banning concealed handgun license-holders. Coleman called Ohio's concealed carry law "a travesty for our city and for our state." On Monday, the Columbus Dispatch reported on how police have been...

State senator Joy Padgett to seek Congressional seat

The Associated Press is reporting that U.S. Representative Bob Ney, who has been under scrutiny over gifts he was alleged to have received from a lobbyist, has decided not to seek reelection this November, and has asked state Senator Joy Padgett to run in his place. href="http://www.senate.state.oh.us/senators/bios/graphics/s_20_large.jpg"> src="http://www.senate.state.oh.us/senators/bios/...

The Case For Self-Defense at Ohio State University

Contributed by a Buckeye Firearms Columbus volunteer The area surrounding The Ohio State University is one of the most dangerous areas in the city and state, and there is very little the students can do to counteract it. Additionally students engage in vary risky practices that pre-select many of them for victimization, often without realizing it. Clck on 'Read More' for the entire commentary. We...

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