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Federal Court Entertains Bizarre Legal Theories That Threaten Gun Owners, Rule of Law

Frustrated by the lack of political progress on the gun control agenda, the legal wing of the anti-gun movement continues to pursue ever-more radical and confused legal strategies. In the 1990s, trial lawyers and their allies in government sought to bankrupt the gun industry by holding them accountable for the criminal actions of third parties – a theory that would have overturned hundreds of...

SB 221 to receive second hearing

Senator William Coley (R-4), who chairs the Government Oversight and Reform Committee, has announced that proponent testimony will be heard on Rep. Matt Dolan (R) and Gov. Mike DeWine's (R) SB 221. The hearing will be held on Wednesday, November 13 at 4:00 p.m. in the North Hearing Room. SB 221 SAFETY PROTECTION ORDERS / SELLER PROTECTION CERTIFICATES (DOLAN, M.) To provide for the issuance in...

Number of Concealed Carry Permit Holders Increased Again

[In October], economist John Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center released “ Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States: 2019 ,” his annual report on the number of concealed carry permit holders in the U.S. We’ll let Lott’s summary deliver the key finding: “In 2019, the number of concealed handgun permits soared to now over 18.66 million – a 304% increase since 2007. About an...

Report: DeWine Gun Bill Draws Skepticism

The Gongwer News Service is reporting that Senate Bill 221, introduced by Sen. Matt Dolan (R) on behalf of Governor Mike DeWine (R), is drawing criticism from both sides of the issue. From the article : Sponsor Sen. Matt Dolan (R-Chagrin Falls) said it's a common-sense bill that protects the public by separating peopled deemed dangerous from guns. The measure has drawn criticism from both sides...

Buckeye Firearms Association endorses Sharon Kennedy for Ohio Supreme Court

Buckeye Firearms Association is excited to endorse Sharon Kennedy for Ohio Supreme Court Justice as our first endorsement for the 2020 political season. While our general policy is to not issue any endorsements until the filing deadline (December 18, 2019 for Ohio 2020 primaries), we expect next year’s political environment to be exceptional and feel it necessary to make early announcements on...

Meet Rick Rogers - New Division of Wildlife D5 District Manager

An opening was created in southwest Ohio following the promotion of Todd Haines, former ODNR Division of Wildlife District 5 Manager to Assistant Chief. A field of several experienced and qualified applicants were interviewed with Rick Rogers selected as the new District 5 Manager. I've known Rogers since before he became a Wildlife Officer as he once lived in the Jamestown area. I recently sat...

Confiscation or "Mandatory Buyback"?

Editor's Note: While rabid anti-Second Amendment presidential candidate Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke was forced to drop out of the race to win the Democrat nomination due to a lack of support, it is important to keep in mind that the other Democrat candidates are no more friendly to the Second Amendment than he was. It is interesting to watch certain Democrats struggle when trying to convince...

Beto's Confiscation Plan Shows Why Gun Owners Must Reject Appeasement

Editor's Note: While rabid anti-Second Amendment presidential candidate Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke was forced to drop out of the race to win the Democrat nomination due to a lack of support, it is important to keep in mind that the other Democrat candidates are no more friendly to the Second Amendment than he was. Gun confiscation is the goal. Gun confiscation has always been the goal. Thanks...

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