Buckeye Firearms Assoc. announces more 2006 Primary endorsements

The Buckeye Firearms Association is proud to announce several more endorsements in both party primaries, focused on key races to be decided on May 2, 2006. Endorsement announcements have been previously made for U.S. Congresswoman Jean Schmidt (R-2), and state Rep. Tim Schaeffer (R-33) for State Senate, and additional attention is now being brought into focus in races for party nominations for...

Op-Ed: Why gun bans don't work…and what to do

By Larry S. Moore In a recent op-ed for ESPN Outdoors , entitled "Why gun bans don’t work...and what to do", author James Swan has hit another bull’s eye. In the article, Swan, author of the acclaimed book “In Defense of Hunting”, covers a great spectrum of the gun ban issues. He stresses the need for hunters and shooters to combine our efforts. What Swan is suggesting is the same thing many of...

Pro-Gun Punditry: Wednesday's Buckeye State Roundabout

There are more stories pertaining to our gun rights in Ohio then we can possibly draw attention to with individual daily commentary. But they are worthy of mention. What follows is our weekly review of headlines from around the state though a pro-gun rights lens. Find out about what turned out to be an embarrassingly bad week for the promoters of "no-guns" school "safety" zones and other "no-guns...

Ohio Senate unanimously passes Apprentice Hunting License bill

HB296, the Buckeye Firearms Association-endorsed Apprentice Hunting License bill sponsored by Representative Steve Buehrer (R-74) of Delta, Ohio was passed unanimously by the Ohio Senate on Tuesday, January 24, 2006. The bill will help Ohioans introduce new hunters and trappers to the outdoors. Click on the "Read More" link below for further details. All 33 Ohio Senators voted for the bill, which...

Gun grabbers' British legacy: ''More carrying firearms as fashion accessories''

Despite the fact that handguns were banned in that country in 1997, the (UK) Independent is reporting on record levels of gun crime in Great Britain, and says Scotland Yard blames the rise on the fact that teen-aged criminals, who increasingly believe that illegally carrying firearms is "fashionable", are now more willing than ever to settle "trivial disputes" with a gun. From the story: Record...

Dispatch: Anti-gun Montgomery to quit governor’s race; campaign for Atty Gen

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that State Auditor Betty Montgomery, who has voiced her personal opposition to an Ohio law which allows law-abiding citizens to bear arms for self-defense, will announce later today that she will quit the Republican race for governor and announce her candidacy for attorney general. The move comes less than three months after she told attendees at a central Ohio...

Canada's Liberal (gun control) party ousted from power

After a campaign which featured Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin of the Liberal Party blaming the United States for a recent surge in violent crime in his country, a campaign in which Bowling for Columbine 's Michael Moore may have broken Canadian law (s. 331 Non-interference by Foreigners) by attempting to induce voters against the Conservative leader, and in the wake of a failed $2 billion...

Buckeye Firearms Assoc. to address Cincy's Blue Chip Young Republicans

The Cincinnati-based Blue Chip Young Republicans has announced that this month's meeting will feature legislative updates from Buckeye Firearms Association volunteer Region Leader Collin Rink and Attorney John Fenton. When: Monday, January 23rd, 7 p.m. Where: O'Bryon's Pub (1998 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45208) Collin and John will be updating this powerful southeast Ohio activist group on...

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