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Spring Valley Archery and Shotgun Range Reopening

The Class C shotgun range and Class D archery ranges at Spring Valley Wildlife Area are reopening to the public on Saturday, Aug. 22, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. These shooting ranges were initially closed for repairs and enhancements during the construction of a new Outdoor Education Center at Spring Valley Wildlife Area. The Class A range (...

Survey Shows Ongoing Problems with Ohio CHL Renewals

About 700,000 Ohioans have a Concealed Handgun License (CHL). Under normal circumstances, sheriffs have little problem processing applications and renewals in a timely fashion. However, beginning in March 2020, that changed. First, health concerns about coronavirus caused a dozen Ohio Sheriff offices to shut down . Within a few weeks, most reopened, but the closures caused a backlog of license...

Op-Ed: Voters will rise up against Democrats' jihad on guns

Left weaken police, while denying people the right to protect themselves The left’s social justice warriors in Seattle, Washington, Portland, Oregon, and here in the East march under the flag of Black Lives Matter, but seem, well, mostly White. They claim to speak for Blacks, Hispanics and others “of color” as well as for the sexually confused but are really the intellectual and cultural heirs of...

Kamala Harris Choice Creates Most Anti-Gun Presidential Ticket in History

Between presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s calls for firearm confiscation and the draft Democratic Party Platform, the 2020 Democratic ticket was already shaping up to be the most anti-Second Amendment in history. With Biden’s, or his team of able-minded handlers’, choice of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) for the vice presidential slot, the Biden campaign and the Democratic...

DeWine's STRONG Ohio claims will fall on deaf ears among gun owners

“Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachments by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.” - Justice Louis Brandeis, Associate Justice Supreme Court...

23 New ODNR Natural Resource Officers Begin Law Enforcement Duties

Officers take Oath of Office at Aug. 17 ceremony COLUMBUS, Ohio — Twenty-three Natural Resource law enforcement officers were sworn in today by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz in a small outdoor ceremony at the agency’s headquarters. “We are incredibly proud to call this impressive group of men and women natural resources officers,” said Director Mertz. “They...

California’s Ban on Large Capacity Magazines “Goes Too Far” -- Ninth Circuit Strikes Ban as Unconstitutional

In Duncan v. Becerra , a case supported by the NRA, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that California’s ban on the possession of “large capacity magazines”(LCMs) violates the Second Amendment. The decision affirms a ruling last March by Federal District Court Judge Roger T. Benitez, who ruled, unequivocally, that the California law was unconstitutional. The panel’s...

Take the FBI Handgun Qualification Challenge

The FBI handgun qualification is a well known standard demonstration of handgun proficiency. This longstanding course of fire was updated in 2019 and includes some new challenges which will push yours skills! The 50-round course of fire covers distances from 3 to 25 yards and includes single hand shooting, off hand shooting, holster work, standing and kneeling positions. There are two levels of...

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