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N.E. Ohio Concealed Carry Fashion Show to gain national audience through A&E documentary

February is Conceal Carry Month, at least in Independence, Ohio, where firearms enthusiasts will gather for an exceptional day on February 19. REALIZE Firearms Awareness Coalition is pulling back the curtain on concealed carry to expose some of the quality products available in pro-gun fashion for both men and women, and a film crew from A&E will be on hand to document the fun. The day begins...

NRA Supports Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

FAIRFAX, Va. –The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) proudly supports introduction of the Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act (H.R. 629), a bill that would prevent the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from restricting veterans’ Second Amendment rights without due process. “No veteran should have their fundamental right to self-defense arbitrarily revoked by...

Buckeye Firearms Assoc. Among Groups Invited to Help Mold 10-Year Deer Management Plan

The ODNR, Division of Wildlife (DOW) has formed a Deer Management Stakeholder Organization that will be tasked with helping them develop Ohio’s 10-year deer management plan. The list of organizations includes many of the most interested parties that are able to provide meaningful input regarding Ohio deer management recommendations. A series of 5 quarterly meetings, taking place from May, 2017...

Disinformation Campaign on the Hearing Protection Act Continues

[Last] month the Hearing Protection Act of 2017 was introduced in the Senate by Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID) with co-sponsors Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Rand Paul (R-KY) as S.59. Representatives Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and John Carter (R-TX) – together with 42 co-sponsors – introduced a similar bill in the House as H.R. 367. The bill would remove suppressors from the provisions of the National Firearms...

Should Teachers Be Armed?

Editor's Note: The following article was submitted to WalletHub.com in response to their request for comments for an article they published entitled Should Teachers Be Armed? Experts Pick Sides . The article also features comments from Dr. John R. Lott and Ohio's own Ron Borsch, among others. From the times of ancient yore when kings used guards to protect their castles, to our political leaders...

Obama's parting shot at hunters and anglers

[On the day before Donald Trump's inauguration, the Obama administration] dropped a little parting gift for hunters and anglers: Director's Order 219, "Use of Non-Toxic Ammo and Fishing Tackle". [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Director, Dan Ashe's] final directive says that ammunition and tackle containing lead will be forbidden on all USFWS lands within five years, sooner if possible. In a...

Congress Set to Roll Back Social Security Gun Ban

[This] week, Congress is expected to begin the review and potential repeal of a host of Obama Administration regulations put in place during the last 60 days of Obama’s tenure under the Congressional Review Act (CRA). Among the regulations specifically targeted for action is the Obama-era Social Security Administration (SSA) gun grab, enacted in the waning days of the anti-gun president’s tenure...

Nation's Largest Suicide Prevention Organization and the Firearms Industry Trade Association Join Forces

LAS VEGAS -- Of all firearms-related deaths in the U.S. in 2015, almost two-thirds were suicide deaths, according to the 2015 Fatal Injury Report, Center for Disease Control and Prevention. To help stem this tragic loss of life, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) today announced at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT...

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