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ACTION ALERT: Urge Ohio Representatives to PASS SB 317 and Support School Security

Bloomberg and his paid-for, anti-gun advocates, are trying to stop the arming of school staff throughout Ohio. This is just as radical and absurd as calls to "defund" police in the face of rising violence. Senate Bill 317 clarifies the law so that each school district can determine whether to authorize a staff member to carry and what type of training to require for each person. This bill...

Ohio’s Deer-Gun Hunting Seasons Begin Saturday

COLUMBUS, Ohio ­­­­­– Ohio’s hunters are eagerly anticipating the chance to take to the woods and fields in November when gun seasons begin for white-tailed deer. Youth hunters younger than 18 years old have their own weekend to hunt Ohio’s favorite big-game animal on Nov. 21-22, 2020. All hunters have the chance to hunt the traditional gun season from Monday, Nov. 30 to Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, and...

Report: City of Toledo's attempts to punish local dealers who sell modern sporting rifles didn't work

Two years ago, in the wake of a mass public shooting in Pittsburgh, Toledo mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz decided he wanted to "hold gun dealers accountable." As such, the City of Toledo announced a new policy which said it would only purchase firearms from "responsible" gun companies. In order to determine which companies are "responsible," city officials said they would ask six questions of...

Ohio Senate President Introduces SB 383 to Repeal Duty to Retreat

Senate President Larry Obhof, supported by a group of pro Second Amendment Senators, has introduced Senate Bill 383 , legislation to repeal Ohio's law which requires that someone who is in imminent fear for their life or a loved one's life to seek a retreat before using lethal force in self-defense. Buckeye Firearms Association has been a long-time supporter of eliminating the duty to retreat and...

Ohio Senate Passes SB 317 to Allow Armed School Staff

Senate Bill 317 , which corrects an erroneous decision made by a southwest Ohio court that put in doubt programs in schools that allow teachers and staff to be armed, has passed the Ohio Senate by a vote of 21-11. Senator Bill Coley (R-4) introduced SB 317, after the 12th District Court of Appeals ruled that people armed in schools must complete more than 700 hours of peace officer training, most...

2020 Breaks All the Records

A record number of Americans have exercised one of the most important rights affirmed by the founders of this great nation: the right to keep and bear arms. The FBI NICS office conducted 3,305,465 background checks last month – breaking the record for the month of October by nearly a million checks. Each month in 2020 has broken the record for background checks in that month. October was the...

ATF Continues Rogue Assault on Common Pistols, Rule of Law

Rogue elements of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are continuing their assault on certain types of commonly-owned semi-automatic pistols. According to the law firm Wiley, ATF has developed a new interpretation of “handgun” that threatens to curtail the supply of foreign-manufactured pistols and could put many law-abiding gun owners in legal jeopardy. In early October...

Headline: Cleveland Councilman begins movement to help hundreds of women get their concealed carry permits

WOIO (CBS Cleveland) is reporting that Cleveland Councilman Basheer Jones has issued a call to action to have 1,000 women obtain their concealed handgun licenses. From the article : Single mothers, career women and some who have a man at home are tired of the statistics – that have more women and children being caught in the crossfire of violence on the streets. Violence has put women in it’s...

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