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ATF Reinterprets the Term “Machinegun,” Again

On March 22nd, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (“ATF”) released an open letter on “forced reset triggers” (“FRTs”) indicating that the agency’s position is that these triggers meet the definition of “machinegun” under federal law, and are therefore “firearms” under both the Gun Control Act (“GCA”) and National Firearms Act (“NFA”). Under ATF’s new interpretation, these...

White House Panders to Anti-Gun Zealots

Everyone knows that Joe Biden has one of the most serious polling problems in presidential history when it comes to his plummeting approval rating. Or, perhaps more appropriate, his skyrocketing disapproval rating. He has lost support from virtually every demographic imaginable, and on virtually every policy position, and many political prognosticators point to this precipitous decline as a...

Ohio Wildlife Council Approves 2022-23 Hunting Seasons

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Wildlife Council approved an amended proposal for the upcoming 2022 fall wild turkey hunting season dates during its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, April 13, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The council also approved an amended white-tailed deer archery season opener in a three-county disease surveillance area...

2022 Ohio Primary Election Results

The nation watched as several important contests played out in Ohio's 2022 Primary Election on Tuesday, May 3. J.D. Vance won a solid victory in the Republican Primary against five challengers in a high-profile race for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat. Tim Ryan won the Democratic Primary against two challengers. In the Governor's race, Republicans Mike DeWine and Jon Husted finished with a commanding...

Biden Administration Announces New Firearm Rule

On April 11, the Biden Administration announced the finalization of a new firearm rule, and a new nominee to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (“ATF”). The rule, ATF 2021R-05, is substantially the same as when it was proposed last May. There has been a fair bit of confusion about what the rule does because it changes a number of core definitions in federal law (...

PODCAST: The Division of Government Dedicated to the Great Outdoors and Gun Rights

The Keep and Bear Radio podcast is hosted on Podbean and is also available on Apple , Google , Spotify , iHeartRadio and many other platforms. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast to hear every episode. How to Listen to Podcasts on Your Mobile Phone *** Episode 61: Sometimes it seems as if all government can do is take your money and spend it on stuff you don't want. But here in Ohio, there's a...

VOTE YOUR RIGHTS for Ohio's Primary Election!

Election Day is Tuesday, May 3, 2022 CLICK HERE to see BFA PAC's grades and endorsements Where to vote View your sample ballot Additional Voter Information Because lawmakers have been struggling to finalize district maps, the Ohio Primary Election for 2022 will be divided into two separate elections: the first on May 3, and the second on August 2. The May 3 Primary ballot will include federal...

Are Your Instincts Putting Your Child in Danger?

Recently in my city, a man carrying his infant child in a car seat was accosted by an armed robber. The robber demanded the victim’s wallet. The victim set the car seat on the ground and knelt in front of it to protect his baby as he complied with the robber’s demands. The robber grabbed the wallet and started running away. The victim, a CCW licensee, took that opportunity to draw his pistol in...

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