Stories

Another school shooting in Russia demonstrates gun control laws' impotence at stopping violence

NPR reported recently on yet another school shooting in Russia - this time at Perm State University, where a student opened fire on his classmates. From the article : At least eight people are dead and two dozen injured at a university in Russia after a gunman opened fire, and some students jumped out of second-story windows in an apparent effort to escape the attack. The shooting occurred at the...

PODCAST: Senator Terry Johnson Takes us Inside the Fight for Constitutional Carry

The Keep and Bear Radio podcast is hosted on the Podbean platform and is also available on Apple , Google , Spotify , and iHeartRadio . Make sure to subscribe to the podcast to hear every episode. *** Episode 33: In the previous podcast, we discussed 6 reasons why NOW is the time for Constitutional Carry in Ohio. And we listened to Senator Terry Johnson provide testimony in support of his bill,...

CALL TO ACTION: Attend the hearing for Senate Bill 215 at the Ohio Statehouse on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 2:30 pm.

On Tuesday, the Senate Veterans & Public Safety Committee will hear testimony in favor of SB 215, Senator Terry Johnson's Constitutional Carry bill. Buckeye Firearms Association will be testifying. And we'd like you to be there too. You can testify to support this bill or just be there to show committee members that there is broad community support for Constitutional Carry. When: 2:30 pm...

"STRONG Ohio" water-carrier Matt Dolan announces Senate run

One would be hard-pressed to find a gun owner over the age of 35 in this state (perhaps even in this entire country) who doesn't remember the problems Mike DeWine created for the Second Amendment while he served in the United States Senate. After he was voted out of office and returned to state politics, his record on the Second Amendment, first as state attorney general and now as governor, has...

Child’s Play: Kids Exposed to Toy Guns Aren’t Prone to Violence

As part of the campaign to stigmatize firearms and legitimate firearm owners, gun control advocates and their allies on the left have targeted anything that resembles or is used as a proxy for a gun – partially chewed pop tarts, fingers (a “level 2 lookalike firearm”), Halloween costume props, and ordinary toys. There are more examples than we could possibly list in this space, but a sampling of...

Harvard Researcher: About Half of New Gun Owners are Women

In a blow to the tired stereotypes perpetuated by gun control supporters, a recent academic survey found broad diversity among recent first time gun buyers. The findings bolstered what many observers had anecdotally discovered, the last year-and-a-half’s pandemic and civil unrest-fueled record-breaking gun sales. Provided with the preliminary survey results, the Wall Street Journal reported, the...

Elderly Ohio woman uses firearm to defend husband during home invasion

Cleveland.com reported recently that a 69 year-old woman used a firearm to defend her husband during a late-night home invasion. Form the article : A North Olmsted resident fatally shot a woman who broke into her home late Sunday, police said. A 21-year-old woman was shot in the abdomen and chest just after 10:50 p.m. at a home on Mastick Road, North Olmsted police said in a news release...

PODCAST: Ohio Senator Terry Johnson Presents Powerful Testimony on Constitutional Carry

The Keep and Bear Radio podcast is hosted on the Podbean platform and is also available on Apple , Google , Spotify , and iHeartRadio . Make sure to subscribe to the podcast to hear every episode. *** Episode 32: In early August, 2021, Ohio Senator Terry Johnson introduced Senate Bill 215 to bring Constitutional Carry to Ohio. This bill would make concealed handgun licenses optional in the state...

Pages

Subscribe to our FREE Newsletter

Get weekly news and instant alerts on the latest laws and politics that affect your gun rights. Enjoy cutting-edge commentary. Be among the first to hear about gun raffles, firearms training, and special events. Read more.

We respect your privacy and your email address will be kept confidential.

Mission

Buckeye Firearms Association is a grassroots organization dedicated to defending and advancing the right of citizens to own and use firearms for all legal activities, including self-defense, hunting, competition, and recreation. Read more.

JOIN