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The Right to Bear Arms Gets Its Day in Court

November 3 was a historic day for constitutional rights in the United States, as the U.S. Supreme Court delved into a detailed and sophisticated exploration of the meaning and scope of the Second Amendment’s right to “bear” arms in public places, in a case brought by the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association (NRA’s affiliated association in New York). In 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court...

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...

Experience As a New Hunter

“Becoming a new hunter is so complex.” “There is so much to learn and so much to mess up.” “The sheer number of things to remember is mind boggling.” These are thoughts I had while taking my hunter education course with my daughter some seven years ago. We both were in over our heads for the first few lessons, but she had a big advantage — she was 12 and I was in my mid-30’s. I had at least a...

Ohio’s Deer Gun Hunting Seasons Begin in November

COLUMBUS, Ohio – An estimated 300,000 hunters will make their way to Ohio’s forests and fields as this year’s deer gun hunting seasons kicks off this weekend, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. In 2020, hunters harvested a total of 92,310 deer during the gun seasons, with 71,651 deer taken during the week-long gun season, plus 14,864 deer during the...

PODCAST: The Desperate Lies and Dirty Tricks Used to Prosecute Kyle Rittenhouse

The Keep and Bear Radio podcast is hosted on Podbean and is also available on Apple , Google , Spotify , iHeartRadio and many other platforms. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast to hear every episode. How to Listen to Podcasts on Your Mobile Phone *** Episode 40: The verdict is in. Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all charges. That shouldn't be a surprise unless you actually believed...

Nearly half of Columbus' homicides in a nine-month stretch of 2020 involved a very small number of very violent individuals

Whenever crime is in the headlines, we find anti-Second Amendment politicians directly responsible for addressing crime in their cities running to the microphone to blame the existence of firearms. The truth is, as gun owners already know, the problem is people, not the gun. A team of researchers with the National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC) recently worked with the Columbus Division of...

Buckeye Firearms Association Praises Jury for Finding Kyle Rittenhouse Not Guilty in Self-Defense Case

Faced with five criminal charges for shooting multiple attackers, two of whom died, during a riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Kyle Rittenhouse claimed self-defense. And on November 19, 2021, the jury delivered a not guilty verdict on all counts. "The not-guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse case represents a victory for rule of law and justice in a self-defense case," said Dean Rieck, Executive...

"The View" Doesn’t Appreciate a Right

Women, and especially black women, are increasingly buying firearms for self-defense. This reality did not sit well with the hosts of a somehow still-running daytime talk show. Readers are likely aware of, if not familiar with “The View.” Sherri Shepherd is an actress and former co-host of “The View” who recently returned for a guest spot. Self-professed “big gun control person” Joy Behar set up...

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