California Forcing Guns Off the Market

California has long been on a sickening, spiral path toward flushing all individual rights down the toilet. Few states have such a powerful and overreaching state government and nowhere is that overreach more apparent than in the state's gun laws. Back in 2000, California legislators instituted a system supposedly intended to protect the state's citizens from cheap, poorly made, unreliable...

HB 234 (Allow Noise Suppressors While Hunting) passes House committee

The Buckeye Firearms Association-supported legislation to allow hunting with suppressed firearms, HB 234, passed out of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday, March 11. The bill was introduced by sponsors Rep. Cheryl Grossman (R - Grove City) and Rep. John Becker (R - Union Township). Buckeye Firearms Association, the American Silencer Association and the Ohio Speech...

Long Guns for Self- Defense: The AR-15 (aka The “Modern Sporting Rifle”)

The semi-automatic AR-15 is the most popular rifle in the United States. There are several reasons for this. One is that follow ing every major conflict that the U.S. has fought, the veterans of that conflict have sought to acquire firearms similar to those they used to fight with. Following World War I, there was a great move in the U.S. to adopt the bolt-action rifle. Prior to that time, the...

Training – how much is enough?

How much training should be required to obtain a concealed handgun license (CHL)? Carrying a firearm is a constitutionally-protected right, but carrying concealed has been ruled a privilege. It is in the public’s best interest that people carrying concealed firearms do so safely, so the state can mandate training, but how much training does it take to make someone safe with a gun? When does it...

HB 234 (Allow Noise Suppressors While Hunting) scheduled for possible vote in House committee

Chairman David Hall has announced that the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee will be hearing all testimony on Representative Cheryl Grossman's (R-Grove City) HB 234 Tuesday March 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in Statehouse Room 116. This will be the fourth hearing for this important bill. Chairman Hall has indicated that an amendment may be offered before a possible vote is held...

Anti-Gun Groups Fail to Remove Second Amendment Content from Facebook

In recent months, anti-gun groups such as Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), the Brady Campaign and others have been putting increasing pressure on Facebook (and its associated platform, Instagram) to prohibit any online content that references the private sale of firearms. The demands to Facebook were based on the false premise that guns were being sold illegally through these forums simply...

LaPierre Blasts Mainstream Media, Administration at CPAC

Editor's Note: As an Official NRA News Partner, we broadcast the speech live. If you missed it, you can watch a replay by clicking here . "A little over a year ago, I offered the answer for school violence," said the NRA's Wayne LaPierre, "and the media elite called every nasty name imaginable. Fortunately, Americans disagreed." That was the opening shot, and LaPierre never stopped firing at the...

Will you survive a gunfight?

That is a difficult question to answer. Most individuals that are concerned about their personal safety to the extent that they have obtained a concealed handgun license feel they are adequately trained to deal with a hostile encounter should they be confronted with one. Unfortunately nothing could be further from the truth. Greg Ellifritz, writing on the Buckeye Firearms Association website,...

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