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Guns & Kids: Should you be armed around children?

From our friends at Second Call Defense ... A young couple needed a break. I’d agreed to babysit their children in my home. Observing the room, most of the things I wanted to keep intact were above munchkin height. I’d watched these two children before and I love them, but there are complications. I carry a concealed firearm all the time. Now, I had second thoughts. With the kids under foot,...

Buckeyefirearms.org: Top 10 News Items of 2016

In 2016 we published, on average, two articles per week day. Over the years, we have published approximately 12,000 articles, covering elections, legislation, and all manner of events and information of interest to Second Amendment supporters. Over 1.3 million different people visited our website last year, creating over 3.1 million pageviews. Ours is an international audience, with visitors from...

2016 and Your Gun Rights - The Year in Review

While there is far too much to cover in a single article, we reflect on some of the important events of 2016. January: The year begins with yet another round of executive actions by President Obama to attempt to enact gun control against the will of the people and their elected representatives. Using the "opportunity" of yet another domestic terror attack under his watch, Obama issues four...

The Best Coat Pocket Defensive Pistols

Have you ever tried to draw your defensive firearm while you are bundled up in a winter parka? Sometimes it’s harder than one might think. A friend recently sent me an email asking for some winter coat carry advice. He normally carries a 9mm Glock 19 inside the waistband. He lives in Minnesota and found access to his Glock to be rather difficult when the gun is covered up by his heavy winter coat...

ATF Form 4473 Firearms Transaction Record Has Been Revised 2016-2017

U.S.A. –( Ammoland.com )- ATF Form 4473, Firearms Transaction Record (Form 4473) has been revised. This article highlights the significant changes to the form. It is highly suggested that you review the entire revised form including all of the Notices, Instructions, and Definitions. All Federal firearms licensees (FFLs) must begin using this form on January 16, 2017. After that date, you may no...

The Myth of the Monolithic Gun Culture

From our friends at Second Call Defense ... It would be nice to think that we gun owners are a culture - that we share certain core values; that we can be counted upon to support each other; that our motives and actions would be universally understood among "our kind." But, as we repeatedly explain to those opposed to gun ownership, a gun is just a tool. And possession of an inanimate object does...

Merry Christmas from Buckeye Firearms Association

Merry Christmas to one and all from all of us at Buckeye Firearms Association. Our best gift is the friendship and support given by each of you throughout the year. As we reflect on the year's passing, we count our many blessings, remember our losses, and give thanks for those who helped us through it all. We each need to take time to appreciate our friends and family during this special time of...

Some Ohio universities announce they'll continue to have unarmed students to be preyed upon

In the wake of passage of legislation which will allow colleges and universities in Ohio the choice of whether to allow concealed carry on their campuses, several Ohio colleges have already announced to would-be attackers that they will not face the threat of armed response from their intended victims. Officials from Wright State , Ohio State , Bowling Green and the University of Toledo have...

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