Rep. Joe Uecker stung by article in Enquirer

An article in the July 28th Cincinnati Enquirer concerning gunfire in densely populated township subdivisions caught Rep. Joe Uecker by surprise. Uecker, a tireless firearm rights advocate, was originally interviewed as part of a story on the growing conflict between those who move to the country to enjoy the shooting sports as part of home ownership and township zoning regulations that allow...

Annie Oakley Festival at her Ohio hometown draw crowds

In the midst of what seems like an increasing number of anti-gun mayors and city councils who are seeking to stamp out our gun rights, the Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting on one Ohio town that is, to the benefit of women everywhere, going in the exact opposite direction: A rootin', tootin' affair Legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley may conjure up images of the Wild West, but she has Ohio roots...

Op-Ed: Gun store owners - a thankless job

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2006, in National Review Online By John R. Lott Jr. It is tough operating a gun shop under harassment from the federal government and unjustified media attacks. But the harassment might soon get a little better, as today the House Judiciary Committee starts marking up a bill by Representatives Howard Coble and Bobby Scott to ease the burden on gun merchants...

Congressional votes on gun seizures don't change need for HB508

By Chad D. Baus On Tuesday, the United States House of Representatives voted 402-23 for H.R. 5013, legislation that bars federal officials or local law enforcement agents that get federal money from confiscating legally owned firearms during a natural disaster. A separate bill preventing the use of federal funds for the confiscation of lawfully possessed firearms during an emergency or major...

The Uninvited Ombudsman Reports - No 9

Taken from this week’s “Page Nine” Alan Korwin’s “The Uninvited Ombudsman Report” The lamestream media told you: The tiny "Register & Bee" in Danville, Virginia, reports that a shooting victim has died. The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that: Luckily, the victim is fine. The man mistakenly identified as the victim was actually the criminal, shot and killed while invading an occupied home...

Show Your NRA Pride

By Chris Chumita It is time to show you openly support the Second Amendment by purchasing a NRA Foundation license plate from the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). The license plates have been available since December 12, 2005 and cost an extra $25. A donation of $15 will be made to the NRA Foundation for every license that is purchased. Representative Tim Schaffer (R-5) made this program a...

Durham man saved by citizen with a gun

By Jim Irvine Raleigh-Durham News 14 reported on an attempted robbery outside a jewelry store earlier this month, which was stopped when a third person observed what was happening and intervened, firing three shots with his own gun. From the story: Police say the man with a gun was 24-year-old Rashad Rogers. Baum says Rogers demanded his wallet, and when Rogers saw it did not have any cash in it...

Marc Dann (D), candidate for Ohio Attorney General

If you are one of those people who think only Republicans fight to protect your Second Amendment rights, you need to meet Ohio Senator Marc Dann . He was the first, and one of only two elected officials to walk with grassroots activists in an “open carry” walk before concealed carry became law in Ohio. At that time, the House had passed a good concealed carry bill, but the Senate had failed to...

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