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UPDATE: H.B. 228 Goes to Governor's Desk

This has been a long and difficult week at the Statehouse. However we're glad to report that H.B. 228, a bill we've been working on for 2 years, is finally headed to Governor Kasich's desk. On Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, a substitute bill was adopted by the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee by a 9-1 vote, with the lone dissenter being Kris Jordan. Votes are not always what they seem...

Bloomberg Finds Home in Today’s Democratic Party

In what observers have pegged as a preparatory step for a presidential run in 2020, on October 10 billionaire gun control financier and former-New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg registered as a Democrat. Bloomberg ran as a Republican in his 2001 and 2005 mayoral campaigns. In 2009 Bloomberg ran for reelection as an independent. Despite having spent the better portion of the last two decades...

Blue Skies "Warrior Weekend to Remember"

The Blue Skies for Good Guys and Gals "Warrior Weekend to Remember" is for Purple Heart and Gold Star families. The Foundation's mission is to honor our nation’s veterans, wounded warriors and the families of fallen heroes by providing enriching, life changing experiences that facilitate new friendships and emotional healing. I was invited to cover one phase which was the bow fishing at Caesars...

Full Scale War: Bloomberg and Allies Come Out in Force Against H.B. 228

Mayhem! Shootouts! Blood running in the streets! On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, opponents of H.B. 228 packed the hearing room for the Ohio Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee and in a cacophonous din proclaimed that the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse will roam free if these bills pass. This wasn't just the usual collection of hair-on-fire gun bill opponents. This was a well-...

Ohio teen attends NRA Youth Education Summit

The NRA Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.) has been taking some of America's brightest and most patriotic youth to Washington DC each summer for over two decades. The high school juniors and seniors spend an action packed week in the capital. They meet the leaders of our country, visit historical places and engage in enlightening competitive debates. The program has enriched and motivated scores of...

Why Libertarians Don't Win Elections

If you're unhappy with both Democrats and Republicans, you're not alone. Nearly everyone says they are disappointed with their own party and many long for an alternative on Election Day. So it would seem that Libertarians, who embrace key policy positions of both major parties, and tend to be hardcore gun rights supporters, should be able to win a fair number of elections. But they don't. Why? It...

Armed off-duty officer asked to leave "no-guns" victim zone in Ohio

Lost in the busy election season was a report about a "no-guns" victim zone in Olmstead Township, OH that is so off-the-rocker against people exercising their Constitutional right to self-defense that they even asked an armed off-duty police officer to leave. From an October 8 WEWS (ABC Cleveland) report : Swings-N-Things has its weapons policy posted right on the front door. Weapons are not...

Oakland University hands out hockey pucks to stop active killers

You know the saying: to stop a bad guy with a gun, you need a good guy with a ... hockey puck? Sounds crazy, but that's what they're saying at Oakland University in Michigan. From Fox News : A university in suburban Detroit is distributing hockey pucks as a form of self-defense against potential active shooters, according to reports. Because Oakland University has a no-weapons policy, university...

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