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The time is NOW to register for the 33rd Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference in Chicago

It's not too late to register for the Second Amendment Foundation's 33rd Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago O’Hare Airport September 21-23, 2018! The conference is free for registrants and includes hundreds of dollars’ worth of educational materials, a Friday night reception, and Saturday box lunch and evening reception. (Travel, lodging and other meals...

Schumer Goes Full Semi-automatic

Everybody knows you never go full semiautomatic. That is, except Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and his anti-gun comrades. On July 22, the Senate minority leader decided to fear-monger about homemade 3D-printed firearms following a Justice Department settlement that will permit firearm schematics to be more readily shared online. Wailing that “America is going to get a lot less safe,” Schumer...

Moms Demand Action Reportedly Told Candidate Not to Talk about Support for Gun Ban

Another chapter in the lengthy tale of gun control duplicity was written last [month]. On July 10, The Washington Free Beacon published a report of a video of Democratic nominee for New York’s rural upstate 21st congressional district Tedra Cobb admitting that she had deceived constituents about her support for a ban on commonly-owned semi-automatic rifles. Since the story broke, Cobb’s comments...

"Gun-free" Great Britain scores worse than South Africa and U.S. on violent crime

In 1997, virtually all handguns were banned in Britain via the Firearms Act, on the promise of a reduction in crime and greater safety for the British people. The real result was the emergence of Britain as the "most violent country in Europe." The Daily Mail reported recently that Britain's violent crime record is worse than any other country in the European union, South Africa, and the United...

BFA PAC Endorses Frank LaRose for Ohio Secretary of State

Buckeye Firearms Association PAC is proud to endorse Frank LaRose for Ohio Secretary of State. “LaRose does not just vote for good legislation,” said BFA PAC Chairman Jim Irvine, “he is an engaged partner bringing new ideas and solutions forward to our group and members of the legislature. He is always looking for ways to make our laws, and proposed legislation, better for gun owners, service...

Kasich's anti-gun rights tantrums continue

Frustrated with pro-gun leaders from his own party in the General Assembly, and unafraid of the Ohio electorate now that he is term-limited, Gov. John Kasich (R) continues to show his true colors on the subject of the Second Amendment. For the better part of a year, Kasich has been demanding that legislators pass new gun control measures, including his proposed gun control bill, HB 585 , and...

Gun-grabber (presumably) defeated in Ohio's 12th Congressional District special election

Any gun owner who excuses his or her absence from the ballot box on the claim that their vote doesn't matter need look no further than Ohio's 12th Congressional District to recognize their folly. On August 7, a special election was held in central Ohio to fulfill the remainder of Rep. Pat Tiberi's (R) term. Tiberi resigned to take a job in the private sector. BFA- and NRA-endorsed Troy Balderson...

Florida authorities seize guns and ammo from hundreds of people

Just weeks after the massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Governor Rick Scott (R) signed “red flag” legislation allowing the state to seize guns and ammunition. Fox News is reporting that hundreds of guns and around 30,000 rounds of ammunition have been taken. The law also enacts a 3-day waiting period to buy a gun. This concept has been shown to have a negative effect...

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