Betty “Just call me Kerry” Montgomery begins chase for gun vote

By Chad D. Baus In a move reminiscent of John Kerry’s infamous Ohio goose shoot, at which a camo-clad Kerry proclaimed that he was "too lazy" to carry his bird off the hunting field, there are growing indications that gubernatorial-hopeful Betty Montgomery is trying to squeeze into her own camouflage pants suit as she makes her bid for the 2006 Republican gubernatorial primary. It was only a few...

Columbus-area CHL acts in self-defense

Exclusive to Buckeye Firearms Association, reprint only with attribution Saturday, August 6, 2005 is a day that will not likely be soon forgotten by one Columbus area concealed handgun license holder. This person, who we will refer to as Publius to protect what is left of his privacy, was placed in a situation that many of us have trained for but dread encountering - an armed robbery. Publius is...

Bogus Pro Gun Group - American Hunters and Shooters Association

John Lott posted a story (sourcing another weblog) about a new anti-gun gun group masquerading as a pro-gun rights group. From the article: By creating this made up group called The American Hunters and Shooters Association (AHSA), who will inevitably be used in future Democrat led anti gun campaigns in the near future as so called 'expert' witnesses or a 'sane' voice of sportsmen. just so the...

Toledo: Judge mulls dismissing gun activist's city citation

The Toledo Blade is reporting that Toledo Municipal Court Judge Gene Zmuda heard oral arguments yesterday on a motion to dismiss the charge against a Wood County man who was cited for carrying a gun in a city park. From the story: Bruce Beatty, of Luckey, Ohio, was cited April 9 for carrying a firearm in Ottawa Park during a party he hosted to challenge Toledo's prohibition of concealed weapons...

LTE: A double standard on gun control issue

August 4, 2005 Toledo Blade Why do those in Ohio's Legislature who support Second Amendment rights always get labeled as "doing the NRA's bidding," but those who support gun control are somehow doing it for the people? Why the double standard? Does The Blade also scapegoat and stereotype NAACP, NOW, or any other liberal groups like it does the NRA? Would The Blade also accept the argument of...

LTE: All amendments merit vigilant protection

August 04, 2005 Columbus Dispatch Why is it that The Dispatch fairly seeps righteous indignation when defending The New York Times writer who chose jail over revealing a source but then lauds the assault weapons ban? I agree with The Dispatch that protecting the First Amendment, freedom of the press, is part of protecting our country and all it stands for. I am not a member of the National Rifle...

2007 NRA Convention in St. Louis

KSDK TV is reporting that the NRA will come to St. Louis in 2007. I'm sure the people of St. Louis will enjoy the $20 million dollars in revenue that was chased out of Columbus by the political grandstanding of Mayor Michael Coleman and Councilmen Michael Mentel. From the story: Missouri Governor Matt Blunt released a statement saying, "This is great news. Missourians believe in protecting the...

A Few Gave All ...

The news this week on the deaths of a number of Ohio Marines brings home exactly how much all of us owe to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. These young soldiers gave their lives to allow others to have the freedoms we all hold dear. Buckeye Firearms Association would like to express our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of these Marines. These soldiers shared a love...

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