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BFA-PAC endorses several candidates in 2019 elections

Buckeye Firearms Association has endorsed several candidates for the November 5, 2019 general election. While all the media attention is on presidential candidates, many of whom will drop off before a primary, and whose general election is over a year away, we are focused on what matters to you: Endorsed candidates who need your support to win in a few weeks. Let’s start with endorsed judicial...

FASTER Saves Lives to be featured on Shooting USA

On Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 9 pm on the Outdoor Channel, Shooting USA will air a 20-minute special on our Foundation's FASTER Saves Lives program . Created by concerned parents, law enforcement, and nationally-recognized safety and medical experts, FASTER Saves Lives is a groundbreaking, nonprofit program that gives educators practical violence response training. More than 2,600 teachers...

2A Election Workshop on November 14 at Cabela's

Fighting gun control and protecting our Constitutional rights begins with electing pro-gun candidates who will be our advocates. Showing up on election day and voting for good people is important. But given how radical some of the left-leaning candidates are becoming, calling for gun bans and outright gun confiscation, we need to dramatically up our game in this election. Beto O'Rourke, one of...

NSSF Welcomes Federal Court’s Dismissal of Case Against Firearms Manufacturers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) welcomes the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio Eastern Division’s dismissal with prejudice of the Primus Group v. Smith & Wesson, et. al. case. The decision was delivered Oct. 9, brushing aside the frivolous claims against several AR-15 firearms manufacturers, including Smith & Wesson, Remington Arms Company...

NINE months since NJ magazine ban; ZERO magazines surrendered

NJ.com reported recently that a New Jersey law banning "large-capacity" magazines, which went into effect nearly nine months ago, has resulted in exactly ZERO magazines surrendered to New Jersey State Police. From the article: When New Jersey’s ban on large-capacity gun magazines went into effect last December, it forced gun owners to make a decision. Should they turn the magazines over to law...

Dayton Dollar General employee defends self and staff from armed robber

Ohio media are reporting that an employee at a Dayton-area Dollar General was able to use a gun to defend his own life and that of several employees after a man pointed a gun at them during an attempted robbery. From the article: Witnesses at the Dollar General told investigators that a person entered the store, revealed a handgun and then demanded money from the cash register, Hall said. A...

Op-Ed: Ohio group asks SCOTUS to reel in bureaucratic control in brief over bump stocks

A free-market think tank based in Ohio is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent unelected bureaucrats from redefining laws and enforcing them in a way that is different from the intent of the U.S. Congress. The Buckeye Institute made this request through an amicus brief filed with the court regarding a case over the bump stock ban put in place by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...

Ohio to Purchase 31,000 Acres for Conservation and Recreation

Buckeye Firearms Association leaders have worked with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and with the Sportsman's Alliance "Protect What's Right" campaign to get money in Ohio's budget to purchase land for sportsmen and upgrade public ranges. This is just a small part of our ongoing and comprehensive mission to both protect and advance Second Amendment rights. Click here to see some of the...

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