Idaho town: Proposed ordinance asks each household to have a firearm

Last week, Boise's Fox 12 reported that a small Idaho town is contemplating an idea similar to Kennesaw, GA's successful 1980's crime-prevention technique. It's called the Civil Emergencies Ordinance, and if city council member Steve Jett has his way, each head of household that can legally own a gun, will. Along with that they're encouraged to have ammunition and appropriate training. "I think...

Pro-Gun Punditry: Wednesday's Buckeye State Roundabout

By Chris Chumita There are more stories pertaining to our gun rights in Ohio then we can possibly draw attention to with individual daily commentary. But they are worthy of mention. What follows is our review of headlines from around the state though a pro-gun rights lens. From "Cops Gone Wild" to an NRA victory, these articles should be a part of your required reading! Click on the "Read More...

The uncomfortable truth about school shootings

Commentary updated Oct. 5, 5:00 p.m.: MSNBC Live Vote: Should teachers be armed? By Ken Hanson In a rare moment of straighforwardness, Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, a staunch gun control extremist, has acknowledged that stronger gun control laws could not have prevented the horrible shooting at the Amish school in his state. During a press conference, Rendell stated, “I believe with all my heart...

Buckeye Firearms Assoc. marks passing of two legends

By Tim Inwood "When beggars die there are no comets seen; The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes." - Julius Caesar Cast your eyes skyward my friends as two giants have passed away. Cecil Brooks, whose exquisite muzzleloaders were truly works of art, and Col. Jeff Cooper, now belong to the ages. Brooks passed on September 24 at the age of 93 and Cooper, age 86, on September 25,...

Op-ed: Pacifism – a Refuge of the Simple Minded

Note: Before reading this story, we recommend readers consider the news of the past week: TX: Store clerk shot dead after giving robber cash CO: Gunman in high school siege 'sexually assaulted hostages' WI: Teen charged in deadly school shooting PA: Gunman storms school, kills girls By Gerard Valentino America’s school systems began enacting zero-tolerance policies in the early 1990’s to address...

REMINDER: Register to vote!

There is only one week left to make sure you and your friends and family are registered to vote. If you have moved or still need to register to vote for any reason, October 10 is the last day to register to vote in the November 7 general elections. As we saw again in this year’s primary election, every vote matters. Brant Luther defeated Randy Pope 4,016-4,003 in the 61st Ohio House District...

Buckeye Firearms Volunteers Kickoff Election Homestretch

Are you engaged in a campaign? This past Saturday, September 30, dozens of Buckeye Firearms Volunteers gathered in the Columbus area to stuff and address a mass mailing of this season’s voter guide. As you have seen from our previous coverage, a few key races are too close to call. In these tight races, the Ohio gun owner can be the deciding factor. Consequently, we timed our voter guide mailing...

NEW FEATURE: Buckeye Firearms Assoc. Personalized Pro-Gun Slate Card Generator!

Buckeye Firearms Association is pleased to announce the launching of our Personalized Pro-Gun Slate Card Generator! Candidate voter guides can often seem overwhelming, leaving many voters wondering "What State Senate District do I live in?" "What U.S. Congressional District?" "What Ohio House District?" "What Court of Appeals District?" When utilizing the Buckeye Firearms Association Personalized...

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