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National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

On January 3rd, Congressman Richard Hudson (R-N.C.8th) introduced H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, which simply allows lawful firearm carriers from any state to carry a concealed firearm in any other state. The bill addresses our nation’s patchwork of concealed carry reciprocity laws, where each state determines which states’ permits, if any, they will recognize. Before the...

Re-Elect SEAN MALONEY to the NRA Board of Directors

If you're a voting member of the NRA, you will soon receive your ballot to elect the NRA Board of Directors. Your ballot will be in the February issue of your NRA magazine, which will start hitting mailboxes on January 23rd. As Executive Director of Buckeye Firearms Association, I personally endorse SEAN MALONEY. I am enthusiastically voting for him, and I urge you to vote for him too. BFA has...

Your Members of Congress Need to Hear from You on the Hearing Protection Act of 2017

[Recently], Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) – joined by co-sponsors Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Rand Paul (R-KY) – introduced S. 59, the Hearing Protection Act of 2017 (HPA). Similar legislation was introduced in the House by Reps. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and John Carter (R-TX) – along with 42 co-sponsors – as H.R. 367. The HPA would remove sound suppressors from regulation under the National Firearms Act (...

2017 – The year ahead

With the New Year, so begins new legislative sessions at the federal level and in Ohio. Republicans control the U.S. Congress, Senate and White House, and most state Governorships and state legislatures. The anti-gun, anti-freedom zealots got their wish in a presidential candidate proud of being anti-freedom and their platform was soundly defeated. Campaigning as unabashedly pro-gun, President-...

Obama's parting shot at the Second Amendment

In the final days of the Obama administration, several agencies finalized new rules and regulations that Mr. Obama had been pushing for. Among those, the Social Security Administration, or SSA, announced that they have finalized rules under which they will be reporting – possibly many thousands of – Social Security benefit recipients to the FBI's National Instant Check System as “prohibited...

While Media Chase “Fear” Narrative; Americans Make their Own Decisions on Buying Firearms

Mainstream media always struggle to explain the fact that Americans choose to exercise their Second Amendment rights. In the last few days alone we have headlines suggesting the incoming Trump Administration and fear of hate crimes are behind soaring gun sales. Under the Obama Administration, gun sales surged. The media’s take: nutty people who already have guns are buying even more guns because...

Changes to Ohio concealed carry law coming March 21, 2017

Buckeye Firearms Association is pleased to announced that changes made to Ohio law via the recently-passed Senate Bill 199 will take effect on March 21, 2017. The changes and improvements made to Ohio law for gunowners include the following: Prohibit a business entity, property owner, or public or private employer from banning a person who has been issued a valid CHL from transporting or storing...

SHOCK: Persons obtain 7+ firearms without background check

To listen to President Obama and his gun ban extremist friends tell it for the past eight years, all we have to do to keep criminals from gaining access to firearms is to mandate that a background check be done before all transfers of firearms. Pass "universal" background checks, we're told, close the "gun show loophole," we're told, and we can stop mass shootings! Indeed, the Coalition to Stop...

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