One-on-one with Ohio House Speaker Jon Husted

By Larry S. Moore Continuing the efforts by Buckeye Firearms to present the qualifications and the sportsmen backgrounds of candidates, I recently spoke with House Speaker Jon Husted. The Speaker is a very busy and important position within state government. The party holding the majority of seats in the House elects a Representative to serve as the House presiding officer. The Speaker will serve...

Pro-gun/ anti-gun Democratic ticket concerns Ohio gun owners

By Chad D. Baus People who still remember John Kerry's favorite phrase, "I voted for it before I voted against it", may have a few flashbacks when they read a September 2 Columbus Dispatch story on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ted Strickland (pictured at left in 2004 with a shotgun he borrowed for the infamous eleventh hour Ohio goose hunt with John Kerry). The headline of the article...

A Woman’s Right to Choose

By Rachel Chumita A woman has the right to choose. Isn’t that what everyone (especially the media) has been screaming for years? Well, I believe that, to an extent. A woman has the right to choose many things. A woman can choose what she wants to wear, what she wants to eat, where she wants to shop, what she wants to carry, and various other things. Yes, you read that correctly, the right to keep...

FLASH: Sixth District Court of Appeals rules concealed carry not a general law

Today Ohio’s Sixth District Court of Appeals ruled against Bruce Beatty and the arguments of Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro. The court ruled that Ohio’s concealed carry law (HB12) is not a general law and that local ordnances can prevail. …we find that there is no general law in this state with which the city's Rule 18 is in conflict. As such, Rule 18 is enforceable within the city. This ruling...

Joy Padgett endorsed for U.S. Congress - vote September 14

Buckeye Firearms is pleased to announce the endorsement of Joy Padgett for the 18th U.S. Congressional district. A special election is scheduled for September 14 to determine who will be the republican candidate on the ballot this November. The special election is needed due to Republican Bob Ney withdrawing after winning the Spring GOP primary. Many Ohio gun owners know Representative Jim...

Disturbing Trend: Robbers More Likely to Shoot Victims

By Dean Rieck The FBI has released data showing that violent crime is on the rise. There’s also a growing trend of teenagers shooting their victims. From a recent article in USA Today: Violent crime continued to increase in the first six months of this year, highlighted by a growing trend of teenagers shooting robbery victims even if they surrender their valuables. ...“Crime is coming back, and...

Attorney General Announces Second Quarter 2006 CHL Statistics

By Linda Walker Ohio's Attorney General Jim Petro announced the 2nd quarter statistics today for concealed handgun licenses issued during this past quarter. Ohio continues to gain at a steady pace new licensees, adding 5489 CHL's and 15 emergency licenses to the ranks. The latest numbers confirm what pro-gun groups claimed before the law went into effect – that concealed carry works, and that...

Join House Speaker Jon Husted for The Annual John Wayne Clay Shoot

Here's your chance to meet Speaker Jon Husted, thank him for his work on HB296, HB347, and HB367, and find out about his plans for HB9, HB460, HB508, and HB541, etc. THE ANNUAL JOHN WAYNE CLAY SHOOT with special guest Jon Husted, Speaker of the House Ohio House of Representatives Saturday, September 30, 2006 8:30 am - 11 am Black Wing Shooting Center 3722 Marysville Road, Delaware (3 miles west...

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