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Merry Christmas from Buckeye Firearms Association

Merry Christmas to one and all from all of us at Buckeye Firearms Association. Our best gift is the friendship and support given by each of you throughout the year. As we reflect on the year's passing, we count our many blessings, remember our losses, and give thanks for those who helped us through it all. We each need to take time to appreciate our friends and family during this special time of...

Puerto Rico Takes a Giant Leap for Gun Rights with Act 168

The Puerto Rico Weapons Act of 2020, also known as Act 168, signed by Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced, is set to bring significant gun rights to one of the most repressive gun control regimes in the U.S. starting January 1, 2020. The changes are so sweeping and positive, it's a Christmas miracle and a Happy New Year for the nearly 2.9 million citizens who live on the island. The law is, of course,...

Report: Sixth Circuit Hears Debate Over Legality of Bump Stocks

Courthouse News Service is reporting that, on Wednesday, December 11, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in a case challenging President Trump's anti-gun executive action, via the BATFE rule-making process, to ban bump stocks. From the article : Attorney Rob Olson argued on behalf of Gun Owners of America at Wednesday’s hearing, and told the Sixth Circuit panel that bump...

Op-Ed: Evil walks the Earth

December 14, 2019, marks the seventh anniversary of the murder of 20 school children and six school staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut. In the wake of that horrific crime, I was prompted to write the following editorial about the attack and its implications for the public and law enforcement. My writing was raw and emotional, reflective of the anger and...

Deer Season - A Family Tradition

The annual Ohio deer gun week, which began on Monday following Thanksgiving, is a tradition for many families. Various hunting rigs, including campers, trucks or SUVs pulling trailers with all-terrain 4-wheelers, deer stands and a variety of other equipment, were seen heading south east to Ohio's hill country. Sunday before opening day, my family joined the migration toward our destination in the...

Report from Ohio Auditor highlights the truth: Our background check system is broken

For many gun owners, the knowledge that our background check system is impotent to stop even convicted criminals from obtaining firearms is far from a new concept. But a new report from Ohio Auditor Keith Faber may help bring this concept home to a broader group of citizens. The Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting that a review by Faber's office has revealed that 48 of Ohio's 88 counties had at...

Astroturf gun control group fails bid to get "universal" background checks on 2020 ballot

Cleveland.com is reporting that a Bloomberg-backed astroturf gun control group failed to obtain enough signatures to put an initiative mandating so-called "universal" background checks on the Nov. 2020 ballot. From the article : Ohioans For Gun Safety spokesman Dennis Willards said ... volunteers collected “tens of thousands” of signatures from Ohio voters to expand mandatory background checks to...

Op-Ed: Debunking the Myth of ‘Concealed-Carry Killers’

The Violence Policy Center—a gun control advocacy group—released a study last month it wrongly claims shows that “too many concealed-carry permit holders are a direct threat to public safety.” That claim rests on an analysis of a database documenting “non-self-defense incidents,” which the organization says proves that “allowing random people to carry guns endangers public safety.” On its face,...

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