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Legal challenge to Trump bump stock ban to have hearing today; Runs up against March 26 deadline

On February 20, 2018, President Trump issued a memorandum instructing the Attorney General "to dedicate all available resources to … propose for notice and comment a rule banning all devices that turn legal weapons into machineguns." His administration followed through on his wishes, and on December 18, 2018, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker announced that the Department of Justice had...

Armed Ohio realtors turn tables on would-be attacker

WKRC (CBS Cincinnati) reported recently that two realtors - a father and son team - were forced to use their legally-concealed handguns to defend themselves when they were threatened by a violent intruder inside a vacant property. From the article : The house on S. 11th St. in Hamilton is vacant but last month, Kyle Morrical and his father, Phil Morrical III, got a call that someone had broken in...

City of Columbus Sues Ohio to Shred Constitutional Gun Rights

In a move that has sent shock waves across Ohio, the City of Columbus has decided to ignore more than a decade of legislation and litigation in order to file a lawsuit to shred the Constitution and erase ALL gun rights statewide. City of Columbus v. State of Ohio seeks to overturn ORC 9.68 , a section of Ohio law commonly known as "preemption," which prohibits cities from regulating firearms,...

SAF says CT Gun Lawsuit Like "Prosecuting Car Makers For Crimes of Car Thieves'

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation [recently] criticized the 4-3 split decision by the Connecticut state Supreme Court that reinstated a lawsuit against Remington Arms over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used in the tragic 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting. “This ruling strains logic, if not common sense,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. “The court...

Gun control extremists' best plans for stopping mass shootings proven a total failure in New Zealand attack

A 28 year-old self-described fascist is accused of carrying out a pre-planned terror attack on worshipers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15, 2019. When the attack was over, at least 50 people were dead and 36 others wounded . The accused attacker has been apprehended. Gun rights activists have often speculated that anti-gun rights persons might be conducting these attacks as...

The Shockwave Fix It Bill - What really happened?

Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) worked for two years to pass House Bill 228 (Fix Burden of Proof / Concealed Carry Modernization) against the wishes of a hostile Kasich administration and dozens of anti-gun organizations. But in the last days of 2018, we prevailed, not only passing the bill but overriding a veto by the Governor. However, something unfortunate happened: There was a drafting...

80 year-old deli owner evens the odds when two men try to rob him at gunpoint

WJW (Fox Cleveland) reported recently that an 80 year-old deli owner was forced to defend his own life when two masked men attempted to rob his store at gunpoint. From the article : Cleveland police are searching for two men who attempted to rob Clark Deli on W. 73rd Street Sunday morning. Mike Makkal, the owner of Clark Deli, told FOX 8 two men concealing their faces wearing hooded sweatshirts...

Hundreds of Ohio Concealed Handgun Licenses suspended in Mahoning Valley; Over two dozen more in Scioto County

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost recently released the Ohio Concealed Handgun License Stats for 2018, and several media outlets were quick to note that license revocations had spiked. What they failed to note is the reason why - namely that two firearms instructors were accused of having falsified statements claiming students had received proper training. As a result, law enforcement were forced...

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