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First Annual Buckeye Firearms Foundation Spring Youth Shoot a rousing success

Dillon Sportsman Center, in collaboration with the Buckeye Firearms Foundation (BFF), held its first annual Spring Youth Shoot May 20-21st. This event was added to the already existing Fall Youth Shoot due to its popularity and sellout crowds! The coordination of this event was handled by Boy Scouts of American (BSA) Venturing Crew 45, who meets at Dillon and focuses mainly on shooting sports for...

Your Tactical Training Scenario- Attacked on a Bicycle

It’s spring and people are venturing outside on their bicycles. That also means that criminals and thugs look to victimize these bicyclists. Every spring we see an increase in attacks and robberies of victims on bikes. For an example, check out what happened at the link below: Police Investigate After Bicyclist Attacked By Group Of Teens Bicycle commuters and recreational cyclists are...

Colorado FASTER training kicks off in June; armed school staff to get skills in active shooter

Reprinted with permission of Complete Colorado DENVER — Through a partnership with the Independence Institute and the Weld County Sheriff’s Office, Coloradans for Civil Liberties (CCL) — which describes itself as an organization committed to restoring the Second Amendment freedoms of Colorado citizens — has opened registration for its first advanced training for school staff members who are armed...

Study on Noise Exposure Suggests Firearm Owners Would Benefit from Better Access to Suppressors

Gun owners should always make sure to use proper hearing protection when operating firearms. Unfortunately, evidence from a recent study published in The Laryngoscope, a medical journal that specializes in head and neck disorders including otolaryngology, revealed that many shooters do not employ adequate hearing protection while exercising their Second Amendment rights. While some of the study’s...

5 reasons to support National Reciprocity

1. Exercising a right shouldn’t be contingent upon what state you’re in. This seems like it would be obvious. Sadly, it’s not. The Supreme Court affirmed in 2008 that Americans have a constitutionally-protected individual Right to Keep and Bear Arms for self-defense. What’s more, no state can deny a Constitutional right. All national reciprocity means is that state governments must respect non-...

MEMORIAL DAY 2017: In 1788, Ohio law required ALL men aged 16-50 to bear arms

(Originally posted by the Cincinnati Enquirer and on this website July 25, 2003) Ohio Moments Soldiers fined 50 cents for lack of weaponry On July 25, 1788, the first Ohio law to establish and regulate a militia was published in Marietta. It mandated all men between 16 and 50 perform military duty. They were required to arm themselves with a musket and bayonet, a cartridge box, powder horn, one...

House committee holds hearing on gun bills; Law enforcement organizations embarrass themselves

On Tuesday, May 23, 2017 the Ohio House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee Chaired by Rep. Kristine Roegner (R-Hudson) held hearings on two gun-related bills. First up was HB 201, sponsored by Representatives Ron Hood (R-Ashville) and Tom Brinkman (R-Mt. Lookout), for proponent testimony. This is a “Constitutional Carry” bill, similar to ones that have been offered in previous sessions...

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