Anti-self-defense Democrat Mayor Coleman to run for governor

Newspapers across the state today are covering news that Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has announced he will seek the Democrat nomination for governor in 2006. Unfortunately for the many pro-gun Democrat households in the state, a Coleman nomination would mean that yet another anti-self-defense candidate would top the ticket for Dems in the next state-wide election. On April 8, 2004, Columbus...

Gun grabbers caught telling a whopper - by BATFE!

The NRA-ILA is reporting that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has caught the Brady Campaign/ Million Mom bunch telling yet another tall tale. The NRA-ILA report states as follows: In an obvious setup for an ammunition-banning "killer amendment" to defeat pro-gun legislation, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D) have once again...

Sheriffs: How is YOUR elected official doing?

Ohioans For Concealed Carry volunteers have recently completed a comprehensive survey of Ohio's 88 county sheriffs, seeking to determine where the law is being implemented well (i.e. where citizens will find it easy to apply for a CHL), and where there is work to be done. Out of 88 sheriffs, 48 accept applications at least 5 days per week (with 21 applying appointment schedules that can reduce...

Man shot in chest during robbery attempt in VZ parking lot

The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting a 28-year-old man was seriously wounded Friday night during a robbery attempt in the parking lot of the Collinwood Food Mart in the 16200 block of St. Clair Avenue. Cleveland police told the Plain Dealer the man was shot in the chest about 7 p.m. by a 17- or 18-year-old male. The robber ran off before police arrived. The newspaper said officials at Huron...

Dayton RTA psgr. shoots self in leg; exposes media access loophole folly

On January 17, the Dayton Daily News reported that a woman accidentally shot herself while riding a Greater Dayton RTA bus. According to the story, dispatchers received the call of the shooting at Main Street and Siebenthaler Avenue at 8:51 p.m. January 16. The report indicated that the woman was "bleeding badly." The DDN stated that medics responded and the woman was treated for her injury, but...

''Parking Lot Predator'' stalking Dayton apartment dwellers

WDTN-TV is reporting that a parking lot predator seems to be stalking people who live in various apartments complexes in the Miami Valley. The seventh known attack came yesterday . According to the news account, the attacker seems to come out of nowhere, running up to frighten his victims and leaves with "stealth skill". From two WDTN reports: Tuesday morning at the Lexington Apartments off...

OFCC joins OCAGV in ''Changing the Culture of Fear'' push

In the wake of yet another mass shooting in a place where guns were banned (a UAW official told the Toledo Blade today even the security guards are disarmed at the Toledo Jeep plant!), and on the heels of a growing number of victimizations that prove gun control laws are impotent at stopping criminals, gun ban extremist Toby Hoover felt the need to make a statement. Hoover, who fronts what often...

TX media asks: ''Could Self Defense Have Saved A Texas Woman From Capture?

In the wake of the kidnapping (and eventual murder) of a Walmart employee as she walked to her car, one Texas television station is pondering how things might have been different if the victim were capable of defending herself. Strangely, however, even in Texas, the media just can't bring itself to mention the one self-defense option that might really have made a difference. From the story:...

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