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Seven Things You Don’t Know About Body Armor

My friend John Johnston (host of the excellent radio program Ballistic Radio ) suggested that I write an article about body armor and fitness. He was doing some PT while wearing plate armor in order to improve his fitness for an upcoming firearms training class and thought that a post concerning the realities of wearing armor would be useful. Like most cops, I wear soft armor every day at work. I...

Pro-Gun Senators Introduce Bill to Prohibit Discrimination in Financial Services

On March 14, pro-gun Sens. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and John Kennedy (R-LA) introduced S. 821 the Freedom Financing Act, a bill to prohibit discrimination against the firearms industry in the provision of financial services. We have long been reporting on how anti-gun activists are seeking to use access to financial services as a means to punish and suppress lawful firearm-related commerce. First came...

2019 Buckeye Bash a HUGE Success

On Saturday, April 6, 2019, we held our annual Buckeye Bash dinner and fundraiser for our Foundation. I can say without question, it was one of the best in our history. The room was packed to near capacity. Many of our fellow gun and sportsmen organizations were there, including the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio Division of Wildlife, The Ohio Gun Collectors Association, and Sportsmen...

Dick’s Sporting Goods Loses $150 million on Gun Control Crusade

For the last year we’ve been reporting on the bizarre saga of Dick’s Sporting Goods’ transformation from a relatively functional purveyor of mainstream sporting goods to a groveling symbol of modern corporate virtue signaling. On Friday, new evidence emerged of just how much that crusade has cost the retailer. It hasn’t been a pretty story. Dick’s CEO Edward Stack – with evident pressure from the...

Volunteers needed for Ohio Scholastic Action Shooting Program State Match

The Ohio Ohio Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) State Match will be held at the Cardinal Center in Merango, Ohio on May 18 & 19, and volunteers are needed to serve as RSOs and Scorekeepers. Organizers are expecting 200 athletes (120 had already registered by the first week in April). Lunch will be provided to volunteers. Volunteers are encouraged to signup here . SASP Website Please...

Headline: Manchester Local Schools votes 4-1 in favor of arming teachers

WCPO (ABC Cincinnati) is reporting that the board of Manchester Local Schools voted 4-1 in favor of arming teachers and staff in front of a scattered handful of spectators Wednesday night. Superintendent Brian Rau was quoted as saying he believed the meager turnout was an indication most of the community supported his plan, which would allow volunteer staff members to carry concealed weapons...

Visit us at the NRA Show in Indianapolis - Booth #4921

For the first time ever, Buckeye Firearms Association will have a booth at the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits! Come say hello and enter our gun giveaway! WHERE: Indiana Convention Center 100 S. Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46225 Booth #4921 We're just across the isle from Smith & Wesson WHEN: Apr 26, Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Apr 27, Saturday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Apr 28, Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:...

Headline: Texas company that destroyed bump stocks sues US government

The Associated Press is reporting that a company that was forced to destroy more than 73,000 bump stocks when the Trump administration's ban on the devices went into effect last month has filed a lawsuit against the federal government claiming more than $20 million in losses. From the article: RW Arms of Fort Worth on Monday announced the lawsuit and said the government took its property "without...

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