Poll's negative view of press finds example close to home

According to a recent report in the Washington Times, most Americans think press coverage is biased and negative. From the story: A national survey conducted by the Missouri School of Journalism's Center for Advanced Social Research found that 62 percent consider journalism credible, and more than half rated newspapers and television news as trustworthy. But 85 percent say they detect a bias in...

Education Guide Lesson #9: Post office CCW may lead to rude awakening

Yet another eye-opening study course has been added to the PAC Education Guide . By Ken Hanson, Esq. Litigation Chair, Office of General Counsel Ohioans For Concealed Carry There is considerable confusion over whether an Ohio Concealed Handgun Licensee (CHL) can carry a concealed firearm at the post office. This confusion mostly centers around the wording on the signs posted at the post office...

Time to Level Playing Field for Gun Makers

April 26, 2005 Investors' Business Daily By John R. Lott Jr. Every product has illegitimate uses and undesirable consequences, but even lawsuits have had their limits. In 2002 in the U.S., car accidents killed 45,380 people and injured another 3 million, 838 children under the age of 15 drowned, 474 children died from residential fires, and 130 children died in bicycle accidents. Fortunately,...

CCW news from around the nation

AZ: Guns-in-bars bill vetoed Gov. Janet Napolitano said no on Monday to mixing guns and alcohol in Arizona nightspots. Napolitano rejected a bill that would have allowed patrons to carry loaded guns into bars, nightclubs and restaurants as long as the patrons didn't imbibe. She delivered that veto along with eight others, rejecting more bills in one day since the 16 budget measures she vetoed...

FLASH: Petro finds ''no-guns'' signs on fairgrounds NOT valid

In response to a request from the Preble County Prosecuting Attorney, Attorney General Jim Petro has issued an opinion that coincides with one Ohioans For Concealed Carry has maintained since House Bill 12, Ohio's concealed carry law, went into effect: Ohio county fairboards may not post "no-guns" signs on fairgrounds property other than buildings, and concealed carry by licensed individuals is...

Probe of private ID stolen by police begins

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that a State Highway Patrol probe into how state liquor agents gave a real person’s identity to an undercover informant could lead all the way to the Miami County prosecutor’s involvement. From the story: The investigation will center on how the liquor agents, who enforce Ohio’s alcohol-permit laws, came into possession of a woman’s driver’s license and how it...

Two Ohio home invasions end when victims fight back!

Lorain: Police: Would-be robber shot A would-be robber was killed and the intended victim was wounded six times when three masked and armed assailants invaded his G Street duplex just before midnight Tuesday in what police are calling a botched robbery. William Fiske, 20, who said he survived five gunshot wounds in his back and one in his arm, was treated at Community Health Partners and had been...

Sticking to their guns

Whether for safety, skill or sport, pistol packin' mamas are everywhere April 25, 2005 FloridaToday.com You see them every day, shopping or dining with children, stopped at traffic lights next to you or walking alone at night through store parking lots. Chances are, a woman you saw today was carrying a gun. In fact, nearly 50,000 women in Florida are licensed to carry a weapon concealed on their...

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