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Gun News Roundup - November 12, 2022

Fighting for Second Amendment rights, and exercising those rights freely and effectively, starts with being informed. Here's a quick roundup of important stories in the news recently: How the Second Amendment fared in the midterms Iowa approves right to keep and bear arms amendment, Oregon gun control measure too close to call Biden Emboldened: ‘I’m Going to Ban Assault Weapons!’ Federal Judge...

Series: Columbus' 2005 assault weapons ban was a failure; City Attorney Zach Klein wants to reinstate it (Part 1)

Editor's Note: After a three year effort to convince a local judge to rule that Ohio's premption law, R.C. 9.68, unconstitutionally infringes upon the City of Columbus' right to exercise its zoning powers , City Attorney Zach Klein is taking the opportunity to fantasize about reinstating another so-called assault weapons ban in Columbus. Given that Klein was in his mid-20s the last time Columbus...

BREAKING: Motion for Stay Granted in Columbus Preemption Case

A motion by the State to stay a recent ruling involving Ohio's firearm preemption law has been granted. This is good news just one day after the City of Columbus decided to use the erroneous ruling as an excuse to announce municipal gun control laws . This case has been developing rapidly, so let me give you a quick history of preemption and a summary of what has been happening recently. Years...

Preparing for the Future: Applications Open for ODNR Summer Internships

College students from all majors invited to apply for 2023 internships COLUMBUS, Ohio – With some of the most diverse career opportunities in state government, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is inviting college students to apply for the next round of summer internships. Students throughout the state can apply for a 2023 internship through December 9. “Young people bring fresh...

BREAKING: Columbus Announces Intent to Pass Gun Control Laws in Violation of Ohio Law

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, Columbus Mayor Ginther and city officials held a press conference to announce their intention to pass new laws regulating firearms. Specifically, Ginther said they seek to ban AR-15 type rifles, limit magazine size, mandate gun locks, impose universal background checks, pass red flag laws, and more. The announcement comes just days after Franklin County Common Pleas...

BFA PAC Endorsed Candidates Win 2022 General Election

The 2022 election season has been frustrating, confusing, and seemingly endless. But most of the results are in for the General Election and Buckeye Firearms Association PAC endorsed and supported candidates have scored significant victories in Ohio. In the nationally-watched U.S. Senate race, JD Vance beat out Tim Ryan in a huge finish. As expected, Governor DeWine easily won another four years...

Buckeye Firearms Association responds to suit allegedly scuttling Ohio preemption

Ohio has and continues to have solid support for the Second Amendment. Looking at the Buckeye State, Ohio really does have some of the better gun laws. Ohio has gone permitless carry and Ohio came fairly close last legislative session to becoming a Second Amendment Sanctuary state. The other day Cam reported on a lawsuit that targeted Ohio’s preemption law. The injunction seems to have delivered...

VOTE YOUR GUN RIGHTS TODAY, November 8, 2022

TODAY is Ohio's General Election. CLICK HERE to see BFA PAC's grades and endorsements Where to vote View your sample ballot Additional Voter Information This is a critical election, for Ohio and the nation. And perhaps more than any other election, your gun rights are on the ballot. Listen to our Keep and Bear Radio podcast on today's election . We've made great progress here in Ohio recently,...

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