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FOP spokesman: Blatant disregard for the TRUTH

by Chad D. Baus One would think someone in the position of being spokesman for thousands of law enforcement officers in this state would try, at least a tiny bit, get his facts straight. But Mike Taylor, spokesperson for the Ohio Fraternal Order of Police, embarrasses the people he is handsomely paid to represent every time he opens his mouth about concealed carry reform, making statements that...

Reminder: Stark County Park Board hearing Wed., Feb. 5

The next Stark County Park Board hearing will be held Wednesday, February 5, 2003. Among discussion items will be the subject of the continued ban on park rangers carrying firearms while on duty. For complete details on the plight of the Stark County Park Rangers, who are prevented from carrying a firearm in commission of their duties, click here .

John Lott, author of ''More Guns, Less Crime'', contributes to PAC investigation

John Lott, author of More Guns, Less Crime , has contacted OFCC PAC regarding our recent investigative story entitled "Who Is John J. Donohue III?" , which detailed the liberal bias behind the author of a study attempting to discredit John Lott's work. In addition to his initial rebuttal we mentioned in that report, John Lott informed us of "seven [other] papers that provide evidence that...

Tale of Two Cities: Warren man kidnapped, Detroit man defends self

Jason Storey's odyssey of terror began about 10 p.m. when he was carjacked by two masked men with a gun in the parking lot of Walgreens on West Market Street. He was ordered at gunpoint to get in his 2003 Pontiac Grand Am and drive them to a local bank. They forced him to make a withdrawal from the automatic teller machine. He withdrew $10 because he only had $16 in his account. They then locked...

Tale of Two Cities: Findlay man beaten & robbed, Anderson man defends self

Police said Jack K. George, a delivery worker for Domino's Pizza, was confronted by two men at 1801 Brookside Drive at about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, and one of the suspects hit him in the head with a wooden club. Police said George had pulled into a driveway at the Brookside Drive residence to deliver two pizzas when he was approached by a man. That man asked George to follow him to the rear of the...

''Victim Zone'' exclusions are BAD for law-abiding Ohio citizens

As the Ohio General Assembly looks ahead to committee consideration of HB12 and SB24, we believe serious consideration should be given to removing language involving the creation of "victim zones" in Ohio, where persons are prohibited from exercising their constitutional right to self-defense. Check out this latest account of a woman being attacked in a church: Greensboro Daily News, Greensboro,...

Tale of Two Cities: Toledo woman's neck broken, Angleton woman shoots back

Thomas D. White, 41, of 2548 Parkview Ave., Toledo, was arraigned yesterday after he was accused of severely beating a central-city woman in an assault during which he allegedly bound her hands and feet with duct tape and a coat hanger before dropping her off three miles from where the incident occurred. The 44-year-old victim suffered two broken hands, a broken jaw, several broken fingers, a...

Tale of Two Cities: Lebanon woman robbed, New Orleans woman gets apology

Jeremy W. White, of 4936 Bordeauz Lane (Mason), and Shane P. Prince, of 3505 W. Ohio, robbed a Maineville woman at gunpoint Nov. 13 after following her from her driveway into her garage. The next day, they robbed residents at apartment complexes near where Prince lived. This week, Prince and White were sentenced to 9 and 10 years respectively. Meanwhile, in a state that allows law-abiding...

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