LTE: Concealed-carry law needs some tweaking

March 7, 2006 Columbus Dispatch I respond to the Feb. 21 Dispatch editorial "Aiming to please whom? " I am certain The Dispatch would rally against any issues limiting free speech, yet it prefers to limit, if not forbid, a citizen’s right to bear arms under the U.S. Constitution and Ohio’s concealed-carry law. The editorial failed to point out that the purpose of House Bill 347 is to correct...

Central Ohio Friends of the NRA Banquet

The Central Ohio Friends of the NRA banquet was held March 4, 2006 at Villa Milano. As always, the event was well attended, with approximately 250 supporters present. Ken Hanson and his wife Sharon were present to represent Buckeye Firearms. The event featured fundraisers including a silent auction, a live auction, and multiple raffle items. Supporters were very generous and aware of the spirit...

Tiffany Atley says family is why she loves to hunt

By Tiffany Atley Whenever hunting is mentioned I immediately envision hundreds of memories spent in the field with my dad, brothers, mom, stepdad, and stepbrothers. href="http://www.buckeyefirearms.org/publicfiles/TiffanyAtley.jpg" target="_blank"> src="http://www.buckeyefirearms.org/publicfiles/TiffanyAtley.jpg" height=120 width=128 border=0 align="left"> My first memories of hunting don’t...

Please Join Buckeye Firearms Association For a Candidates Forum March 14th

Be sure to make room on your calendar March 14th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Buckeye Firearms Association has teamed up with the U.S. Sportsman's Alliance as well as several other conservation groups to host a candidate's forum in Columbus. Several Buckeye Firearms Association leaders and volunteers will be on hand. This is an excellent opportunity to meet with us as well as the many Ohio...

Ohioans mourn the loss of two 2nd Amendment Supporters

Buckeye Firearms Association joins others in mourning the loss of two great supporters. Our heartfelt condolences to both of their families. NORTHSIDE - Vernon Ferrier, a hairstylist who campaigned for the law that allows Ohioans to carry concealed guns, was found in his car on Florida Avenue Wednesday, dead of an apparent heart attack. He was 64. COLUMBUS - Steven Randall Nelson, age 49, passed...

Buckeye Firearms Assoc. announces Gun Owners Political Forum

Buckeye Firearms Association is pleased to announce an upcoming Gun Owners Political Forum, hosted by Black Wing Shooting Center, Saturday, March 18. Several Ohio statewide and district wide political candidates will be present to speak and mingle with the crowd. Confirmations are still coming in daily. Look for an announcement for a final list of office-holders and political candidates soon...

Your Job Or Your Life

By Chris Chumita The State of Ohio took a giant step in restoring its citizens’ Second Amendment rights on January 7th, 2004. On that date, the Ohio General Assembly passed a law that allows citizens to obtain a CHL (concealed handgun license). Safety-minded people were finally able to legally carry a handgun to protect themselves and their loved ones. However, many law-abiding CHL holders are...

Survey: Women OK with hunting

The following excerpt is from a March 1, 2006 Washington Times article written by Gene Mueller: I have no idea how accurate the National Wild Turkey Federation's numbers are, but the Edgefield, S.C.-based hunter/conservation group says 95 percent of women in the United States approve of female hunters.... ....Through the turkey federation's Women in the Outdoors program, some 40,000 females...

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