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Brady gun ''safety'' extremist needs some firearms training

AN ADVOCATE FOR GUN SAFETY? At a recent meeting of police chiefs from around the country, Richard Aborn, the former president of Handgun Control, Inc. (now the Brady Campaign) opened the program and introduced the speakers. Speaking at the end of the presentation, Mr. Aborn caused members of the assembled group to stare wide-eyed at him as he pointed - with his finger on the trigger - a semi-...

Senator: Republi-can'ts 'run like Reagan, govern like Taft'

Sunday's Peter Bronson column in the Cincinnati Enquirer may highlight yet another a political move by current Secretary of State Ken Blackwell to position himself as the only conservative running for Governor in 2006. From the column: Secretary of State Ken Blackwell of Cincinnati says prevailing wage is one of several promises broken by Republican [legislative] leaders, along with concealed...

WISCONSIN SENATE: Concealed weapons bill OK'd

If only Bob Taft were an elected Democrat. The Saint Paul Pioneer Press October 25, 2003 MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin residents would be allowed to carry concealed weapons in public — except for such places as taverns, police station and schools — if they qualify for a permit under legislation the state Senate approved Friday. The Senate voted 24-8 to overturn the state's 130-year-old ban on...

Ohio man stops violent offender; charged with crime

Van Wert Independant October 15, 2003 Man shot at Restwell said improving The condition of a man shot early Tuesday morning after he allegedly beat up a former girlfriend at the Restwell Apartments has been upgraded, according to a Van Wert County Sheriff's Department spokesperson. Robert L. King, 25, of Convoy is now listed in serious condition after surgery Tuesday at Parkview Hospital in Fort...

Growth of Ohio Victim List undeterred - Conferees need to act quickly

The fight to restore the right to bear arms for self-defense has always been about two key issues: 1) Allowing citizens the right to choose not to be a victim. 2) Lowering violent crime. Amongst the recent Conference Committee appointment and 'Defense Walk' headlines, Ohio newspapers are filled with stories of continued victimations by criminals who could care less if concealed weapons are...

Gun Control Extremists Advocate Open Carry?!?

"Ohioans already have the right to carry guns and other weapons openly but not concealed. Anyone who believes he is in danger can holster a pistol on his waist or tote a shotgun around wherever he goes." - Columbus Dispatch anti-CCW editorial, June 22, 2001 Now that more and more citizens across the state have chosen to begin doing just that, the silence about 'Defense' Walks from liberal...

OFCC's Chad Baus participates in CCW debate on live tv show

On Thursday, October 16, Senator Lynn Wachtmann appeared as a guest on a live television panel show, along with OFCC spokesperson Chad Baus. Anti-self-defense extremist Toby Hoover was also a guest. The show, entitled The Journal , is produced by the Public Broadcasting Network station WBGU in Bowling Green, Ohio. The program is a discussion/debate format, and features questions posed from a live...

OFCC Statement on Senator White's announcement

We are delighted that Senator White has finally agreed to appoint Senators to the Conference Committee on HB12. Hundreds and hundreds of Ohioans took to the streets in 'Defense' Walks over the past two weeks, asking for this very decision. Family members of Dayton carjacking victim Tony Gordon took part in a memorial 'Defense' Walk in Senator White's hometown of Manchester just days ago. We...

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