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“Smart” Guns and Mandatory Storage: Two Bad Policy Ideas Cut from the Same Tattered Cloth

Whenever a tragedy strikes that involves a firearm, no matter how statistically rare the event may actually be, you can count on anti-gun extremists to try to exploit it. The responses from those opposed to the Second Amendment upon hearing that a fatality resulted when a firearm was used by a criminal, or accessed by someone who should not have access, tend to sound fairly similar. If a ban isn’...

Analysis: HB 354 mandates lifetime gun disability for alcohol or substance users

[Editor's Note: Jan. 9, 2020: BFA has received inquiries as to authorship of this article. It is a product of members of our Legislative Committee and represents Buckeye Firearms Association's legal analysis of the bill.] Earlier this year we saw the introduction of gun control measures by Governor DeWine in SB 221, otherwise known as his STRONG Plan. We published an analysis of that bill here ...

2019 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 2019. January Under orders from President Donald Trump, the BATFE issues instructions to owners of bump stock devices on how to either destroy or surrender them to authorities. Buckeye Firearms Association exposes three Republican state senators - John Eklund, Stephanie Kunze, and Peggy Lehner...

Leftist response to Texas, Virginia highlight importance of Ohio’s 2020 election

By now, everyone is aware of two major stories – one Dec. 29, 2019, at a Texas church, where a good guy with a gun quickly stopped a bad guy with a gun, and one brewing in Virginia with Second Amendment sanctuary counties, cities and towns. But the response to these scenarios demonstrates the importance of our own state’s 2020 elections. Let’s start with Texas. A 43-year-old entered West Freeway...

Buckeyefirearms.org: Top 10 News Items of 2019

In 2019 we published approximately 300 news articles, along with other types of content. Over the years, we have published approximately 12,900 articles, covering elections, legislation, and all manner of events and information of interest to Second Amendment supporters. Ours is an international audience. Beyond the U.S., we receive the most visits from Canada, United Kingdom, France, India,...

BFA and Sportsman Groups Secure $14.8 Million to Upgrade Ohio Shooting Ranges

NOTE: Buckeye Firearms Association leaders serve on the Division of Wildlife Range Committee and have played a key role in the Sportsmen's Alliance "Protect What's Right" campaign to get dollars into the Ohio budget for range upgrades around Ohio. There is still much work to do, but we are pleased to be part of this vital work for Ohio's millions of gun owners. Ohio's State Controlling Board has...

Joe Biden Wants to Ban 9mm Pistols

A week after he told voters that the Second Amendment doesn’t protect “a magazine with a hundred clips in it,” 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden offered supporters more of his singular brand of anti-gun nonsense. While attending a private campaign event in Seattle, the former vice president reportedly called for a ban on 9mm pistols. According to an article from the Seattle Times,...

The Lone Ranger No Longer Rides – in California

This humorous piece has been floating around the internet. We're not sure where it comes from, but we thought you might enjoy it. The Lone Ranger was arrested in Lone Pine, California for the crime of illegally transferring silver bullets. The famed masked man had just apprehended an armed felon after shooting the gun out of his hand. As was his practice for the last eighty years, he gave a...

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