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“Don’t Run in a Straight Line” and other Bad Advice

When listening to experts describe how to flee from an attacker who is shooting, the most common statement heard is “ Don’t run in a straight line. ” Many people advocate running in a zig-zag pattern or running in a crouched position instead. A target that is small or that moves randomly will theoretically be more difficult to hit. A simple internet search find that zig-zag running is recommended...

Your Tactical Training Scenario - A night time knock at the door

You watched the evening news before bed and heard a report about police attempting to locate a wanted murder suspect. The suspect was reportedly last seen in the area of your apartment complex. Making sure all your doors were locked and that you had a handgun nearby, you go to sleep. At 1:30am you hear a loud banging at your door. You look out the window but can’t see anyone. What would you do? A...

BFA Testifies in Support of SB 185 Emergency Powers Bill

On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, Buckeye Firearms Association testified before the Senate Veterans and Public Safety Committee in support of Senate Bill 185 , sponsored by Senator Tim Schaffer. Along with its companion, House Bill 325 , sponsored by Representative Scott Wiggam, this landmark legislation seeks to prevent state and local governments from infringing on Second Amendment rights during...

PODCAST: Emergency Powers Testimony and Victims of Katrina Gun Confiscation

Buckeye Firearms Association has launched a podcast called Keep and Bear Radio . The podcast is hosted on the Podbean platform and is also available on Apple , Google , Spotify , and iHeartRadio . Make sure to subscribe to the podcast to hear every episode. *** Episode 17: BFA's Legislative Affairs Director Rob Sexton and NSSF Lobbyist Chris Lee present testimony on the most powerful emergency...

Special prosecutors appointed in case of CHL-holder Casey Goodson's death

The Franklin County, Ohio, Prosecuting Attorney's office announced last week it filed the necessary documents to appoint two special prosecutors to assist in its investigation and prosecution involving the fatal shooting of Casey Goodson, Jr. Goodson, a 23-year-old Ohio concealed handgun license-holder, was shot and killed in December by a Franklin County sheriff's deputy in Columbus, Ohio. His...

Hi-Tech Licensing and Registration is Still Just Licensing and Registration

Having tried and failed to impose a national firearm licensing and registration scheme on an unwilling American public for more than half a century, gun control advocates have spruced up the policy for the 21st century. In a paper titled “ A Decentralized and Encrypted National Gun Registry ,” a group of Brown University researchers working with Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) advanced a gun licensing...

Toy Guns “Bad”! Toy Grenades “Good”!?

It is not really news that anti-gun hysteria among extremists and media elites has been at (what we can only hope is) peak insanity for some time, as the efforts to demonize law-abiding gun owners expanded to demonizing kids at play and beloved cartoon characters. Under Covid restrictions, while children learned virtually in their own homes, obvious toys elicited ridiculous responses from school...

Your Tactical Training Scenario - A Pistol Whipping and Gun Disarm

You are out for a walk at night. You have your CCW pistol concealed under your shirt. You are set upon by two robbers, one of whom is armed with a pistol. He uses that pistol to smash you in the head and then orders you to the ground. What do you do? That’s what happened to a man in the story below. Read the short story and think about how you would have solved the problem. Man beaten by armed...

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