Good gubernatorial candidates

The fact that Ken Blackwell (R) and Ted Strickland (D) are both strong pro-gun candidates continues to make news. On Wednesday, the Columbus Dispatch ran a story commenting on such. From the story: In their showdown to outgun each other for Ohioans’ votes on Nov. 7, Strickland and Blackwell eagerly burnish their gun credentials. But with both boasting endorsements from pro-gun groups, the oft-...

Summertime Fun

By Jim Irvine Today is the first full day of summer, which is another way of saying the days are now getting shorter. Before the rain turns to snow, we have several months to enjoy some good weather and great times. Kids are out of school. It’s time to head to the beach, visit Cedar Point or Kings Island and celebrate July 4th. Many of us will travel to other states, visit our local county fair,...

Strickland statement on HB347 gains press attention; Blackwell's voice coveted

By Chad D. Baus Following up on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ted Strickland's statement on the Ohio "Senate's failure to act on legislation to strengthen Protections for Ohio's gun owners (HB347), the Canton Repository published further comments made by Strickland on the campaign trail this week. Following a rally marking the end of a three-day, 19-county campaign tour, Ted Strickland said...

Senator Mike DeWine makes exclusive Top-10 Anti-Gun US Senator List

By Larry S. Moore Human Events Online, the National Conservative Weekly, has two new Top 10 lists. They are the Top 10 anti-gun US Senators and U.S. Congressmen . Fortunately, none of Ohio congressmen or women made the top 10 list for the US House of Representatives. On the other hand, many Ohioans will not be surprised to learn that Senator Mike DeWine appears on the list of US Senators ...

Ted Strickland goes on offense; highlights gun bill stalled in Senate

More than a year ago, when Democratic congressman Ted Strickland announced his candidacy for governor, we asked the question: What will a pro-gun Democrat do to the Ohio governor's race? We noted that in recent years, the pickings for Ohio gun owners have been slim when it came to the governors' race. Whether it was George Voinovich or Bob Taft, the OhioGOP simply has not had much to offer people...

College of American Pathologists press release fails to see the whole picture

By Larry S. Moore Merriam-Webster defines Pathologist as “a specialist in pathology; specifically : one who interprets and diagnoses the changes caused by disease in tissues and body fluids.” The story, Children and Gun Safety: Education Is the Key is currently on biz.yahoo.com and the PRNewswire. While this story is better than most media advice pieces regarding guns, it does stop well short of...

Major party gubernatorial candidates to attend USSA Rally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Columbus) – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ted Strickland and Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Blackwell have accepted invitations to be special guests at the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance’s 10th annual Save Our Heritage Rally held in Columbus. The event will fund the organization’s work to protect hunting, fishing and trapping in the state. Sportsmen will have a...

President Harris: HB347 to see action before year-end

From a recent edition of the Hannah Report: "Senate President Bill Harris said there are no immediate plans to bring the Senate back in August or September, preferring to let his members stay in their districts over the summer. Bills that will be on the agenda before year's end align="right"> include the capital bill, concealed carry reform, energy policy, sexual predator changes, and the...

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