Ohioans For Concealed Carry PAC Changes Name to Buckeye Firearms AssociationTM

New Name Reflects Broadening of Organizational Focus to All Firearms-related Issues in Ohio Cleveland – The Ohioans For Concealed Carry PAC announced today that it has changed its name to the Buckeye Firearms Association TM . The goal of the name change is to answer repeated calls from legislators, other pro-gun organizations and our many supporters to broaden our involvement in firearms issues...

10TV: ''NRA Stuns City With Decision''

WBNS10tv.com is reporting that the National Rifle Association’s announcement that it was canceling plans to bring the Association’s 2007 Annual Meeting and Convention in the wake of passage of a municipal ordinance that would ban otherwise perfectly legal firearms "is a decision city leaders say was a shock." From the story: "Mike Mentel and your city council has embarrassed the city in the eyes...

NRA Exec VP Wayne LaPierre to Make Major Announcement in Columbus Monday

Central Ohio Coordinator Gerard Valentino, who has served as NRANews.com's eyes and ears during this fight in Columbus, has been invited and will be in attendance. Thursday, July 14, 2005 MEDIA ADVISORY (FAIRFAX, VA) – National Rifle Association (NRA) Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre will be in Columbus, Ohio on July 18, 2005 to make a major announcement. Members of the media are invited...

NRA Endorses Jean Schmidt for US Congress

by Chad D. Baus, Vice Chairman Ohioans For Concealed Carry PAC Making endorsements can be an extremely difficult endeavor. In late 2003, the OFCC PAC made an endorsement among two candidates who were friendly to the concealed carry issue. To illustrate the difficulty in making such decisions under these circumstances, the headline over the endorsement was titled " Choosing among friends ". In the...

Could have been a victim...

Submitted by reader as PAC news... This bright and beautiful morning could have turned ugly in an instant and I was reminded how quickly a situation can change. As I exited my local Circuit City (Best Buy is still posted with the NO GUNS sign) I found myself a few feet from a guy sitting on broken glass and ripping out a stereo from a new Lincoln Navigator. It was parked in the very first spot,...

LTE: Concealed-carry can prevent crime tragedy

June 7, 2005 Columbus Dispatch The May 24 Dispatch article "Missing daddy" was extremely powerful, especially to me. If it weren’t for my father-in-law having a Tennessee permit to carry a concealed handgun, an article in Nashville back in 2000 might have been headlined, "Missing papa," the name my kids have for their grandfather. After shooting another driver in the face after she gave him her...

Editor’s Note

Today, June 7, 2005, will be my final day posting daily news stories to this website. I have found it necessary to take on a reduced volunteer role at OFCC, and plan to spend more of my time on family, firearms and self-defense instruction and my family business. I do hope to contribute a story now and again, when something piques my interest and when time allows. Many thanks to those of you who...

Newspaper: Tips for surviving a stalker - Are you prepared?

Commentary by John Salyers The Sandusky Register ran a story recently on what it takes to survive a stalker. Unfortunately they left out the one best defenses that law-abiding Ohioans now have as an option. That is the right to obtain a license and carry a concealed handgun for self defense. While stalking cases may not make the news and be as high profile for everyday citizens as other crimes...

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