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Another state sees Constitutional Carry passed into law; Ohio continues to lag behind nation

TheHill.com reported recently that South Dakota has become the latest state to pass a Constitutional Carry law allowing residents to carry concealed handguns without permission from the government. From the article : [Gov. Kristi] Noem(R) who just entered office earlier this month, signed the bill repealing the permit requirement that was passed by the state legislature. She said she was “proud”...

Gun control laws fail to stop cop killer; Extremists claim yet another law will make the difference

Always quick to attempt to exploit a tragedy, gun control extremists ran to the microphones last week after a standoff between a mentally-disturbed man and deputies in Clermont County ended with the loss of a detective's life. From Fox 19 (WXIX Cincinnati) : After learning that a Clermont County sheriff’s detective was shot and killed, some Ohio legislators are now planning to push for a “red...

BFA endorsees to pack House majority leadership for 133rd General Assembly

Buckeye Firearms Association endorsees have been elected by House Republicans to a majority of leadership positions for the 133rd General Assembly, which convened on January 1, 2019. The incoming House Republican Caucus elected BFA "A+"-rated Rep. Larry Householder (R-Glenford) to serve as House Speaker. The other members of next year's Senate Republican leadership team are: "A"-rated Rep. Jim...

ODNR Dedicates Newest Wildlife Area - Eagle Creek Wildlife Area

Turning off US 68, just north of Ripley, onto North Pole Road, the beauty of southern Brown County was apparent around us. The small country road was lined with old rock fences, winding along just below the hills and beside streams. We turned up the freshly graveled lane and parked just past the tobacco barn looking out toward a large meadow nestled beneath the hills and the rock lined edge of...

"Universal" Background Check Legislation Targets Law-Abiding Gun Owners for Persecution

Earlier this year, two bills were introduced in Congress to impose so-called “universal” background checks. The bills, H.R. 8 and S. 42 , are being misleadingly described as simply requiring background checks on all sales of firearms, but this is just a small part of what these overbroad pieces of legislation would do. CLICK HERE to ask your Representative and Senators to oppose H.R. 8 and S. 42...

News Flash: Michael Bloomberg Not a Fan of the First Amendment, Either

Michael Bloomberg, former NYC mayor and billionaire patron of the Nanny State, may be gearing up for the presidential race in 2020. He gave the idea of running as an independent candidate “serious consideration” in 2016, but ultimately decided against it. A recent Washington Post story on Mr. Bloomberg’s potential 2020 bid highlighted what it called his “disturbing attitude toward the First...

DeWine-Husted off to a fast start for sportsmen

During the gubernatorial campaign the DeWine/Husted team had a number of meetings with representatives of sportsmen groups; including Buckeye Firearms Association, Sportsmen's Alliance, Ohio Gun Collectors Association and Ohio State Trappers. These meetings covered a broad range of the challenges facing Ohioans in the areas of firearms ownership, concealed carry and conservation including the...

Choosing and Equipping Your First AR-15 Rifle

In the last couple decades the gun industry has experienced periods of time when they couldn’t make enough weapons to keep up with customer demands. A lot of really smart folks think that a change in the balance of power in the Federal Government following an election is a trigger for panic buying. If legislators act quickly to pass more gun control regulations, lots of folks in this country will...

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