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SAF sues N.J. governor for deprivation of rights

In a move directly linked to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit against New Jersey Gov. Philip D. Murphy and State Police Supt. Patrick J. Callahan, asserting violation of civil rights under color of law by shutting down firearms dealerships in the Garden State, thus preventing citizens from exercising their rights under the Second and...

The 2A is a Constant in Times of Crisis

Concerns for personal safety, new limitations on the arrests of criminals in some cities, and potential gun control enacted under the guise of fighting the pandemic have Americans preparing to take responsibility for their own safety. Sales of firearms and ammunition have surged across the country, even in the most ardently anti-gun states. The Los Angeles Times story on surging sales included a...

Op-Ed: “Woke” Ohio Mayor’s Gun Policy Criticized by Local Firearms Store Owner

A commercial from ADCO Firearms in Sylvania, Ohio, (a Toledo suburb) criticized the city’s policy to only buy from “responsible” firearms manufacturers. ADCO Firearms’ 30-second commercial from November 2019 was initially set in October 2018 and features a man asking a woman what she’s watching on her tablet. She replies, “The mayor just gave a speech about the new requirements for who the city...

10 Things Gun Owners Can Do During the Pandemic

Welcome to the age of coronavirus. Many people are working from home for the first time. Others have been told to just not show up for work. And a lot of activities have been postponed or cancelled. People's calendars are looking pretty empty right now. But there's no point in sitting around and getting depressed about it. The one great thing about being a gun owner is that you always have things...

Ohio Department of Health stay-at-home order exempts guns & ammo retailers

A stay-at-home order issued by the Ohio Department of Health specifically exempts retailers and suppliers that sell firearms and ammunition from the long list of businesses that have been ordered to close. Director's Order that All Persons Stay at Home Unless Engaged in Essential Work or Activity I, Amy Acton, MD, MPH, Director of the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), pursuant to the authority...

UPDATE: Fix Coming for Expiring Ohio Concealed Handgun Licenses During Health Crisis

Yesterday, we alerted you to a widespread problem resulting from the coronavirus shutdowns across the state of Ohio. See our alert here . Some Ohio Sheriff offices are canceling appointments for Concealed Handgun Licenses (CHLs), temporarily suspending applications and renewals, or limiting hours for license processing. This is a top priority issue that Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) has...

NSSF, Retailers Emphasize Gun Safety as Sales Rise and Families Stay Home

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) and its partners urge gun owners to keep firearm safety a top priority and are making safety resources widely available as gun and ammunition sales increase, especially among first-time firearm purchasers. “During this stressful time and with children spending more time at home, the firearm industry reminds gun owners that...

Report: As the coronavirus pandemic grows, gun sales are surging in many states

The Los Angeles Times is reporting an increase in sales of firearms nationwide, especially in areas that are experiencing the surge of coronavirus cases first. From the article : Gun sales are surging in many U.S. states, especially in those hit hardest by the coronavirus — California, New York and Washington. But there’s also been an uptick in less-affected areas, with some first-time gun buyers...

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