Time to Fix Ohio’s Gun Laws

Commentary by Larry S. Moore (This commentary has also been published at Ohio Outdoor News ) HB 347, which is stalled in the Ohio Senate, would have corrected two key problems with Ohio’s concealed carry law. However, the deficiencies in Ohio’s firearms laws go well beyond HB 347. The problems also go well beyond the scope of concealed carry and impact anyone who hunts or is a recreational...

A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

By Chris Chumita If you can’t beat them, join them. Or at least make them think that you did. That seems to be the latest game plan of the gun-grabbers. The anti-gun and anti-hunting organizations are changing their tactics after a series of humiliating defeats at the hands of gun owners. What better way to defeat the gun lobby than to fool unsuspecting gun owners into thinking that you are one...

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...

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