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HB 614 PASSES: Ohio CHLs extended to June 30, 2021

House Bill 614, with an amendment to extend Concealed Handgun License (CHL) expiration dates, today unanimously passed the Ohio Senate and passed the Ohio House 87-2, and now goes to the Governor to sign into law. BFA's amendment to HB 614 extends all CHL expiration dates through at least June 30, 2021. In addition, if a license expires between April 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021, the license is...

Joe Biden Told Voters the Second Amendment DOES NOT Protect an Individual Right

During a September 2019 “townhall” hosted by New Hampshire ABC affiliate WMUR , Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden made clear that he does not believe the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear arms and that the U.S. Supreme Court decision in District of Columbia v. Heller was incorrect. During the event, Biden was asked, “Do you agree with the D.C. v. Heller...

SB 360 to Protect Firearms Dealers Passes Senate Committee

On Tuesday, September 22, 2020, the Ohio Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee passed Senate Bill 360 in a 9 to 1 vote. The bill now goes to the House of Representatives. SB 360 bars public officials from prohibiting all federally licensed firearms dealers in the state or a specified geographic area from the commercial sale or transfer of firearms or their components or ammunition...

TAKE ACTION: Tell Your Senator and Representative to Vote YES on House Bill 614

Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) has been working directly with the Ohio legislature to address the alarming logjam of people struggling to get their Concealed Handgun License (CHL) applications and renewals processed at county sheriff offices around the state. The backlog was first caused by COVID 19 related shutdowns earlier in 2020, but has been greatly exacerbated by record-setting interest...

Buckeye Firearms Association PAC Endorses Donald Trump for President

In ordinary times, BFA PAC does not endorse at the Presidential level. But clearly, we are not in ordinary times. With violence sweeping our cities, the shocking leftward lurch of the Democrat Party, the nomination of a mentally failing Democrat candidate for President and the most liberal member of the Senate for Vice President, we are compelled to act. There has never been a more anti-gun team...

August 2020 firearms sales hit new record

The wave of increased gun sales that followed the government's response to a pandemic, and unrest in some cities, continues this summer. The unadjusted figures of 3,085,227 checks conducted through the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System in August 2020 is a 31.8 percent jump from the unadjusted FBI NICS figure of 2,341,363 logged in August 2019...

Help Launch Conservation Education in Ohio High Schools

I would like to introduce you to Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation's new educational program, and ask for your help launching it in high schools in your community. Do you have kids in high school who might like conservation-based curriculum? Or can you connect us with a school administrator in your area? If so, we’d love your help expanding this program across Ohio. Let us know using this form ...

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