Op-Ed: Let people defend themselves within the law

February 3, 2006 Atlanta Journal Constitution By Dave Workman Professional doomsayers are preaching paranoia in Georgia because lawmakers are considering a so-called "stand your ground" law that expands and protects an individual's right of self-defense. Predictably, opponents are conducting a campaign of hysteria. In their latest tirade against such legislation, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun...

Buckeye Firearms Association Announces Endorsements in GOP gubernatorial primary

Buckeye Firearms Association is pleased to announce our co-endorsement of Ken Blackwell and Jim Petro for the office of Governor in the 2006 Republican primary. Since 2002, this political action committee has been striving to help pro-gun voters make informed choices between candidates in races where there is clearly a better choice for gun owners. In the past few elections, there have been...

Report: Blackwell to name Rep. Tom Raga as running mate

The Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting that Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Ken Blackwell will name two-time Buckeye Firearms Association endorsee and state Representative as his running mate Monday. The Enquirer reports that Blackwell and the new candidate for lieutenant governor will kick off their joint campaign with stops in Toledo, Dayton and Cincinnati. Click on the "Read More...

Buckeye Firearms Assoc. addresses Cincy's Blue Chip Young Republicans

More than 30 people attended the January meeting of the Cincinnati-based Blue Chip Young Republicans, which featured legislative updates from Buckeye Firearms Association volunteer Region Leader Collin Rink and Attorney John Fenton. The speakers discussed who is qualified and how to obtain a CHL, Ohio Self-Defense law and the potential for improvements, as well as HB347. After the presentation,...

Southeastern Ohio Voter Action Item

Gun Rights supporters in SE Ohio, we need your help tonight. Republican Committees in several SE Ohio counties will be meeting Saturday morning 02/04/06 to discuss endorsements for the May Primary. It is critical for any supporters who live and vote the counties listed below to immediately contact the county chairman and also their specific precinct committee member tonight. Gun owners need to...

Ohio News Network details Ohio Police Chief Assoc. concerns with HB347

The Ohio News Network (ONN) is running a segment on HB347. The segment includes statements in support of HB347 from the bill's sponsor, Representative Jim Aslanides, who said that an amended version of the bill would be introduced soon, as well as from Buckeye Firearms Association Legislative Chair Ken Hanson. (Note: graphics in video incorrectly identify Rep. Aslanides as Mr. Hanson and vice...

Grendell for Attorney General

By Larry S. Moore As a sportsman and gun owner, I have been aware of the name Tim Grendell for several years. As an outdoor writer, his office has supplied background information on several Lake Erie issues in support of my writing efforts. Last year during the budget issues and the fight to protect the sportsmen dollars in the Division of Wildlife budget, I joined other sportsmen gathered at the...

The NRA and hunters: friends in the good fight

By Larry S. Moore Outdoor writer Pat Wray has authored a story titled, “NRA is no friend of hunters: Members’ dues fed to political machine” . Whether the sensational title is Wray’s or his editor’s, it certainly grabbed my attention. The article, which makes some valid points, is not nearly as sensational as the headlines. It basically accuses the NRA of selling out hunter rights and...

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