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2020 Woes Continue: Smith & Wesson Issues M&P Shield Pistol Recall

M&P SHIELD® EZ® PISTOL IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL NOTICE FOR PISTOLS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MARCH 1ST, 2020 AND OCTOBER 31ST, 2020 Smith & Wesson has identified two M&P Shield EZ Pistols on which the hammers manufactured by our supplier were cracked. In those firearms, the hammer failed to fully engage the sear, causing the round to fire, cycling the slide, and potentially resulting in...

SB 383 (Repeal Duty to Retreat) to receive first hearing

Representative Bill Coley (R-4), who chairs the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee, has announced a first hearing for SB 383 (Repeal Duty to Retreat) . The hearing will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in the Finance Hearing Room at the Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215. The committee will hear proponent testimony. BFA Executive Director Dean Rieck...

Buckeye Firearms Foundation Wins Yet Another Legal Battle Against Cincinnati over Bump Stock Ban

Buckeye Firearms Foundation (BFF), in cooperation with Ohioans for Concealed Carry, has dealt another blow to the City of Cincinnati over its improper regulation of "bump stocks." The city passed the ordinance in 2018 in direct violation of Ohio Revised Code, which bars municipalities from regulating guns, gun components, and ammunition. BFF sued the city , winning a Motion for Summary Judgment...

Resident defends own life during home invasion

Another Ohio homeowner was forced to defend themselves from a home invader who forced entry into his home at around 10:30pm. From WDTN (NBC Dayton) : Montgomery County Sheriff Deputies were called to an apartment in the 3300 block of Susannah Ave. after receiving reports of a burglary in progress. When crews arrived, they found the suspect forced their way in through the back door of the...

Ohioans Asked to Report Sick or Dead Deer to Division of Wildlife

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohioans are reminded that Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) typically affects some white-tailed deer in the late summer, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. This is not unusual, as EHD is the most common ailment affecting deer in the eastern U.S., and the disease occurs annually in the late summer and fall in deer herds across...

Thanksgiving: George Washington's 1789 Proclamation

Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor -- and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me "to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful...

Report: Another Poll Shows Gun Control Extremists Misread American Resolve

If polls are to be trusted any longer, there’s one out from Gallup that shows gun control zealots aren’t paying attention to America’s growing distaste for gun control. Americans want less gun control laws now than they did in 2016 when Hillary Clinton campaigned and lost on a platform of enacting bans on modern sporting rifles and clamping down on Second Amendment rights. American support for...

BFA endorsees to pack House majority leadership for 134th General Assembly

Buckeye Firearms Association endorsees have been elected by House Republicans to a majority of leadership positions for the 134th General Assembly, which convenes in January. The incoming House Republican Caucus re-elected BFA 2020 "A"-rated Rep. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) to serve as House Speaker. The other members of next year's House Republican leadership team are: 2020 "A"-rated Rep. Tim Ginter (R-...

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