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Firearms and Churches: Time for the Ohio legislature to correct this repugnant law

People, politicians and the media get all wrapped up about active killers in schools. We cry about the losses and there are demands to “do something.” But the dirty little secret is that twice as many people are killed on church property every year compared with the number killed on school property. While the death count is smaller per killer, there are many more lethal events at churches. This...

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BFA PAC Announces 2020 Primary Grades and Endorsements

The Buckeye Firearms Association PAC has released grades and endorsements for the 2020 Ohio primary election. Because there are hundreds of candidates and the process of evaluating them is labor intensive, the Endorsement Committee is focusing first on contested races. Then they will move on to other races. Click here to see our current grades and endorsements . Everyone always says “every vote...

December attack at Texas church draws attention to Ohio ban on concealed carry in places of worship

On November 5, 2017, a deranged man entered First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, TX and began shooting. He was able to kill 26 and wound more before a citizen, armed with an AR-15, responded to the sound of gunfire and stopped the killing. While we will always be grateful for the responding citizen, the heavy loss suffered by that congregation left many to wonder how things might have been...

BFA-PAC Endorses Terry Johnson for Ohio Senate

Buckeye Firearms Association's Political Action Committee (BFA-PAC) has endorsed Terry Johnson (R) in his Republican primary for Ohio's 14th Senate district with an "A+" rating. Sen. Terry Johnson is a retired military officer who recently concluded 4 terms in the Ohio Legislature as a Representative. Last year, he was chosen to fill the Senate seat vacated by former State Sen. Joe Uecker, who...

Vote Linda Walker for re-election to the NRA Board of Directors

Dear Fellow Second Amendment Brothers and Sisters, Ammoland readers and NRA Members, My name is Linda Walker and I am asking for your vote for re-election to the NRA Board of Directors. In 2011, when I ran for the NRA Board of Directors the first time, I ran on the platform of bringing more women into the Second Amendment fold. Not just as shooters, but supporters to the Second Amendment as a...

Second Amendment sanctuary movement comes to Ohio

A movement that has seen growth across the United States has come to Ohio in response to efforts to pass gun control laws in the Buckeye State, including Gov. Mike DeWine's SB 221, dubbed "STRONG Ohio." "Second Amendment sanctuary" is an idea inspired by "sanctuary cities" that refuse to assist the federal government in efforts to enforce immigration laws. A Second Amendment sanctuary is a city...

Ohio General Assembly now broadcasting all committee hearings

Persons interested in listening in on committee hearings the Statehouse received some great news last week. As of Thursday, January 16, all committee hearings will either be streamed live or recorded and broadcast later via www.OhioChannel.org . According to the Statehouse News Bureau , the move comes after years of work from journalists and other groups pushing for more government transparency...

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