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Buckeye Firearms Assoc. leaders testify on HB 425 (Duty to Notify)

On Wednesday, February 19, the House Federalism Committee heard testimony on HB 425 (Duty to Notify). HB 425 CHL NOTIFICATION (WIGGAM, S.) To modify the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee must notify a law enforcement officer that the licensee is authorized to carry a concealed handgun and is carrying a concealed handgun when stopped. Current law states that if you have a concealed...

2020 Starts with Another NICS Record

The American people respond the same way every time anti-gun politicians think they have an opening to make their gun control dreams a reality. Law-abiding gun owners buy firearms. A lot of them, because there are a lot of us. Last month, there were more than 2.7 million NICS firearms background checks. January 2020 was the busiest January on record and the sixth-busiest month for NICS ever. The...

First Impressions: The Henry Big Boy Lever-Action Rifle

The Henry Repeating Arms Company has been around since 1996 and is probably best known for their brass-framed .22-caliber lever-action rifles. More recently they have expanded their offerings beyond just lever-action rifles to include centerfire cartridges, and rifles made of carbon steel and stainless steel. In 2015-2016, Henry brought out their Big Boy lever-action rifles and chambered them for...

Mark Robinson to Deliver Keynote Address at 2020 Buckeye Bash

When Mark Robinson walked to the podium at a Greensboro, NC City Council meeting in 2018, he intended to give Council Members a piece of his mind. But he had no idea that the words he was about to speak would go viral and change his life forever. Soon after the Parkland, FL murders, Mark's hometown City Council tried to cancel the annual Gun and Knife Show at the city's Coliseum, seeking to "do...

Hearing on HB 425 Duty to Notify Bill Scheduled for Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020

It is very important to have strong turnout at a hearing scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. in room 114 at the Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215. The committee will hear testimony from those who support HB 425 (sponsored by Rep. Scott Wiggam) . Buckeye Firearms Association will give testimony in support of this bill. If you are able to attend the hearing and...

Report: Mike Bloomberg assembles massive Ohio campaign staff

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported recently that former New York Mayor and anti-gun rights billionaire Michael Bloomberg has unveiled a massive state campaign staff that includes some of Ohio’s most notable Democratic consultants and strategists. From the article: Bloomberg campaign state director Aaron Pickrell, who previously served in the same capacity for President Barack Obama’s 2008...

LOVE: Henry Raises $78,250 to benefit Ohio and Texas children's leukemia treatment

Henry Repeating Arms President and Owner, Anthony Imperato, designed and donated 60 rifles for 4-year-old Beckett Burge of Princeton, Texas, and 66 rifles for 3-year-old Sadie Kreinbrink of Ostrander, Ohio to assist with the medical expenses associated with their leukemia treatments. The firearms were sold directly through Henry Repeating Arms’ website and sold out within hours, and serial number...

Report: Dark money group pushing Ohio gun control bill has ties to DeWine

The Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting that a newly-minted "dark money" group trying to drum up support for Governor Mike DeWine's gun control bill, SB 221 , has ties to the governor himself. From the article: Standing By Ohio, which advocates for a "safe, secure and free future," recently spent about $8,000 on Facebook advertisements urging people to ask their state senators to support DeWine's...

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