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Free Event: Pickaway County Sportsmen 2022 Youth Day - June 4

Youth 19 years and younger are invited to a full day of outdoor activities, including Archery, Air Rifle, Axe & Knife Throwing, Cowboy Pistol Shooting, Fishing, .22LR Rifle Shooting, Muzzleloader Shooting, Shotgun Shooting, and more! All activities will be age-appropriate. Attendance, activities, and lunch are all provided free. WHO: Pickaway County Sportsmen, Inc. & ODNR WHAT: 2022 Youth...

Throwback Thursday: Holt Collier, America's Greatest Bear Hunter

Photos courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Born into slavery, Collier's legend eclipses that of Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett combined. The American frontier produced several legendary bear hunters, two of the most famous being Daniel Boone (1734-1820) and David “Davy” Crockett (1786-1836). But one particular hunter, Holt Collier, is credited with killing more bears than Boone and Crockett...

BFA Testifies in Favor of SB 293 to Prohibit Firearm Ownership Fees or Liability Insurance

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Buckeye Firearms Association presented testimony in the Senate Veterans and Public Safety Committee supporting SB 293 to prohibit requiring fees or firearms liability insurance for the possession of firearms. This was the second hearing for this legislation, sponsored by Senator Theresa Gavarone (R-Huron) and Senator Terry Johnson (R-McDermott). Here is BFA's testimony:...

Government Doxxing – Australian Officials Release “Map” of Legal Gun Owners

“Community safety for everyone,” Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan said, as he introduced his proposal to rewrite his state’s gun laws, adding that it was important to ensure “[we] prevent guns from getting into the wrong hands.” According to a government statement, “Western Australians now own more than 349,000 guns – a 60 per cent jump in the number of licensed guns compared to 13 years...

NRA Files Suit to Dismiss Case Against USFWS and Keep Public Lands Open

Fighting 24/7 for sportsmen’s access to public lands, the NRA Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) partnered with Safari Club International, the Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation yesterday to intervene and file motions to dismiss a Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)...

PODCAST: How Biden Is Weaponizing the ATF to Put Gun Dealers Out of Business

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 63: Is it time to abolish the ATF? A journalist who has been exposing their flagrant abuse of power says yes. They've gone after bump...

Where Our Taxes Go: Pittman-Robertson Funds for Wildlife Conservation Featured in New Video

If you are an American hunter, you’ve no doubt heard of the 1937 Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, better known today as the Pittman-Robertson (P-R) Act. A revolutionary idea, the P-R Act levied an excise tax on firearms, ammunition and archery equipment with those tax dollars paid by sportsmen and women going to state fish and wildlife agencies for wildlife conservation projects. Since...

Reason Magazine Video Obliterates Anti-Gun Junk Science

The social sciences thrive on making the uncomplicated complex and the actually complicated oversimplified. Rejecting all of human experience, social “scientists” concoct ever-more elaborate mental gymnastics to explain how soft-on-crime policies won’t harm efforts to keep crime in check. At the same time, other “researchers” claim to be able to tell you, down to the decimal point, the homicide...

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