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Anti-gun AGs Push So-called “Universal” Background Checks for Ammunition

Gun control laws aren’t about stopping violent criminals, they are about burdening law-abiding gun owners. Few pieces of anti-gun legislation illustrate this fact better than H.R.1705/S.1924, which would extend anti-gun lawmakers’ cumbersome so-called “universal” background check proposal to cover the commercial and private transfers of ammunition. On September 23, this onerous plan received the...

Barrett Rec7 "Santa's Favorite AR-15" Raffle - $2,974 Prize Package

Tickets now on sale ONLY OHIO RESIDENTS 21 OR OLDER MAY ENTER NOTE: YOU DO NOT HAVE TO "LOG IN" TO BUY TICKETS. There are NO physical tickets for this raffle. You will NOT get a number at the time of your purchase. We will randomly assign ticket numbers AFTER ALL 1,000 TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD or after raffle ticket sales are closed and provide these numbers to participants before the drawing. This...

Joe Biden and His Gift for Gaffes

When the Democrats who are seeking their party’s nomination to run against Donald Trump in 2020 start talking about guns, anyone who supports our right to keep and bear arms knows to be concerned. Of course, the details regarding how law-abiding gun owners will be targeted by whomever prevails to face Trump vary, depending on who is speaking. But every single one of them can clearly state how...

BFA-PAC endorses Jean Schmidt for Ohio House

Buckeye Firearms Association's Political Action Committee (BFA-PAC) has endorsed Jean Schmidt (R) in her Republican primary for Ohio's 65th House district. Schmidt is a former State Representative and U.S. Congresswomen. She has been endorsed by Buckeye Firearms Association many times over her political career. "I've known Jean for almost 20 years," said Jim Irvine. "She is a tireless fighter for...

NRA-ILA Presents Testimony on SB 237 to Remove Duty to Retreat

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, Buckeye Firearms Association Executive Director Dean Rieck submitted testimony to the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee in support of SB 237 to remove "duty to retreat" from Ohio law. This was the second hearing on the bill sponsored by Terry Johnson. NRA-ILA's Ohio State Director, David Weber, also submitted testimony, presenting a detailed argument...

Following BFA testimony last week, Senate committee to hold 3rd hearing on SB 237 (Remove Duty to Retreat)

Senator William Coley (R-4), who chairs the Government Oversight and Reform Committee, has announced that further proponent testimony will be heard at a third hearing on SB 237 (Remove Duty to Retreat) , sponsored by Terry Johnson. The hearing will be held on Wednesday, December 11 at 4:00 p.m. in the Finance Hearing Room. SB 237 REMOVE DUTY TO RETREAT (JOHNSON, T.) To enact the Ohio Duty to...

BFA-PAC endorses Bill Coley for Court of Appeals Judge

The Buckeye Firearms Association Political Action Committee (BFA-PAC) is pleased to announce our endorsement of Bill Coley (R) for Ohio’s 12th District Court of Appeals for the March 17, 2020 Republican primary election. When it comes to making endorsements, the process of vetting judges can be difficult. Because they must remain unbiased, they can’t answer candidate surveys like legislative...

More than 17.7 million Modern Sporting Rifles in Private Ownership

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, released the 2017 Firearms Production Report to members. The report compiles the most up to date information based on data sourced from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF’s) Annual Firearms Manufacturing and Export Reports (AFMER). Key findings for public...

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