Gun prohibition advocates demonize lawful industry, ignore actual criminals

Here we go again. Four years after then-Vice President Joe Biden said, “Our enemy is the gun manufacturers,” gun control advocates are still trying to convince Americans that violent crime results from law-abiding businesses providing a constitutionally protected product under exacting government scrutiny. Amidst the gun prohibition lobby’s never-ending — and usually illegal — campaign of...

Hat tip to columnist Ted Diadiun for going against MSM grain, supporting Issue 1

It's no secret that most members of the mainstream media aren't exactly in line with the conservative side of any issue. And we've called them out for their subjective journalism where firearms are concerned — like a lot. So when a major Ohio newspaper's columnist goes against the grain and takes a side consistent with ours, that columnist is due our praise. Such is the case with

Pro-gun states block credit card gun registry scheme

Last September, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) approved a Merchant Category Code (MCC) for firearm retailers. Since the ISO’s decision, NRA-ILA has worked to alert financial industry stakeholders to gun owners’ concerns and urged state lawmakers and attorneys general to address this matter. To date, several states and their attorneys general have taken important steps to...

PODCAST: A Review of Ohio’s Firearm Bills and the 4 Big Lies Being Spread about Issue 1

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 100: Ohio has introduced 10 firearm bills so far in the 135th General Assembly, 5 anti-gun bills and 5 pro-gun bills, including a...

Ohio Issue 1: If it's really about big money and democracy, opposition again showing its hypocrisy

Big money is behind every major election. It's been that way almost since America's founding, and it will always be that way. For grassroots organizations like Buckeye Firearms Association, money comes in small packages from a large pool of donors who live ordinary lives but want to help secure Second Amendment rights in extraordinary ways. It doesn't come from a handful of billionaires, and it...

Ryan Busse is a fear merchant, liar, but no firearms expert

Anytime the media’s favorite former “gun guy” turned-gun control advocate gets invited to speak about gun control, hold on. It’s going to be a wild ride. Ryan Busse, Senior Advisor for Giffords gun control group, was invited to MSNBC’s “Reidout” to speak with host Joy Reid as she bemoaned that she was afraid to leave her home on Independence Day for celebrations because “America’s awash in guns”...

More grassroots support: Ohio AgriBusiness Association backs Issue 1

One of Ohio's oldest organizations has joined several others in its support of Issue 1 on the Aug. 8 ballot statewide. The Ohio AgriBusiness Association , a statewide trade association whose roots date back to the 1880s, on July 7 posted its endorsement to require a 60% majority vote for amendments to the Ohio Constitution. “The need for a stable and predictable business environment in our state...

Retaliation? ATF revokes gun store's FFL after store sues ATF

Valley City, North Dakota — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has revoked both Federal Firearms Licenses (FFLs) belonging to a gun shop that sued the federal government over the now-dead frames and receiver rule . Morehouse Enterprises in North Dakota teamed up with Gun Owners of America (GOA) to fight the ATF’s attempt to regulate unfinished frames and receivers...


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