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Rosie O’Donnell and Kim Kardashian West Aren’t Entirely Against Guns, Just You Having Them

In the late 1990s and early 2000s no celebrity pushed gun control more than comedienne and actress Rosie O’Donnell. Longtime NRA supporters will remember the famous incident in 1999 where the arch-gun control supporter ambushed actor and NRA Board Member Tom Selleck on her now-defunct daytime talk show. O’Donnell was active with Handgun Control Inc. (now the Brady Campaign) and the Million Mom...

The Problems of Ohio’s Current Laws on Burden Shifting in Self-Defense Cases

(Submitted to the Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee by Buckeye Firearms Association, for and on behalf of its statewide membership, in support of Ohio Senate Bill No. 180 and House Bill No. 228) Executive Summary: Under Ohio Revised Code Section 2901.05, a defendant is required to prove all elements of self-defense by a preponderance of the evidence. Recent case law and the development of the...

Survey: NRA and the Right to Bear Arms Strongly Associated with American Patriotism

The NRA prides itself on being “freedom’s safest place,” and its members exemplify what is best about our beloved country. A pair of recent national surveys on patriotism bears out what many instinctively understand: that for those who embrace traditional American values, the NRA remains an important cultural touchstone in its own right. Meanwhile, the surveys also show Americans strongly...

Top Ten Threats to Gun Rights in 2018

Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election was a huge win for gun owners and the gun rights community. The impact of his victory was immediate, due to the nomination of Neil Gorsuch, a devout defender of Second Amendment rights to the United States Supreme Court. Since then, however, not a single pro-gun bill has moved through Congress, leaving gun voters waiting for President Trump...

MORE: Ohioans continue to use firearms for self-defense in homes and places of business

Incidences of law-abiding citizens using firearms to protect themselves form violent predators continue to occur. The following incidences from around the state occurred in recent weeks. In Akron, an attempted robber was shot multiple times by the owner of a pharmacy. From the Akron Beacon-Journal : Three black males wearing dark clothing and masks attempted to rob the pharmacy at 786 W. Market...

SHOCK: Persons obtain 22 firearms without background check

According to so-called "common-sense" gun control extremists like Mark Kelley's "Americans for Responsible Solutions," all we have to do to keep criminals from gaining access to firearms is to mandate that a background check be done before all transfers of firearms. Pass "universal" background checks, we're told, close the "gun show loophole," we're told, and we can stop mass shootings! Indeed,...

Effort to ban discharge of firearms in Ohio townships finds new support

For the past few years, Buckeye Firearms Association has been monitoring efforts by the Ohio Township Association and others to change Ohio law to allow townships to regulate the discharge of firearms in the same way that municipalities do. While the efforts typically only occasionally come to light in situations involving noise or safety complaints involving private or public ranges, these...

Democrat lawmakers' study accidentally destroys the myth of unlawful internet gun sales

Fox News reported recently that a Democrat-backed study meant to expose illicit online gun sales instead seemed to show the opposite -- with hardly any sellers taking the bait when undercover investigators tried to set up dozens of illegal firearm transactions. From the article : Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., as well as Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, had commissioned...

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