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Living in La-La Land: Joe Biden’s Alternative Reality

Anti-gun folks typically characterize their gun control restrictions as “common sense” and “responsible,” regardless of how poorly grounded in reality these “solutions” tend to be, or how little their proponents understand what these measures will do (like the gun control supporters at one event who, when asked, were unable to explain what an AR-15 or a bumpstock is). A related, recurring theme...

Shooters Converge on Camp Perry for CMP Matches and 2019 ORPA State Championship

Several service rifle competitors got a jump on the National Matches at Camp Perry by taking advantage of a series of matches on June 22 and 23, conducted by the Civilian Marksmanship Program and the Ohio Rifle and Pistol Association. CMP shooters led off with an 800 Aggregate match, EIC Match and CMP GSMM reduced course match on Day 1. ORPA shooters fired their State Rifle Championship on Day 2...

New Zealand Experience Further Proves Registration Facilitates Confiscations

Firearms registration facilitates firearms confiscation. This fact has been demonstrated in recent weeks, as the New Zealand authorities have lamented that the country does not have a firearms registry to assist them in their gun confiscation efforts. Following a high-profile shooting in Christchurch, the New Zealand government enacted the Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts)...

Attorney General announces First Quarter 2019 CHL statistics; RECORD 673,000 enjoy Ohio concealed carry

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost (R) has released the Concealed Handgun License (CHL) statistics for the first quarter of 2019. As has been true for every quarterly report for over 10 years, we set another record for total number of people licensed to discretely carry their firearms. During the first quarter, Ohio Sheriffs issued 16,115 initial CHLs, renewed 22,739 CHLs and processed 7 Temporary...

Accomplice charged after Cincinnati woman defends own life from pair of would-be robbers

The Cincinnati Enquirer reported recently that a woman defended her own life with a firearm when a pair of young men attempted to rob her. From the article : Around 5 a.m. Saturday, investigators say two 15-year-old boys tried to rob a woman at gunpoint in the 3600 block of Reading Road. The victim drew her own firearm and shot at the teens, striking 15-year-old Jordan Lara. He was taken to...

Woman uses firearm to defend own life during violent home invasion

The Gallipolis Daily Tribune is reporting that prosecutors have determined that an April 12 shooting and death which occurred at a Gallia County residence was done in self-defense. From the article : According to that statement from the respective offices of the sheriff and prosecutor, an unnamed woman in her 20s who law enforcement said was home alone the morning of April 12 was bathing and...

Headline: DeWine restores old order to Ohio Division of Wildlife after Kasich turmoil

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that, after dealing for eight years with wishy-washy support and occasional hostility from the previous administration, administrators from the Ohio Division of Wildlife say that order has been restored. From the article : The occasion was the 40th anniversary of an event founded by Gov. James A. Rhodes in 1979 as a way to promote Lake Erie as a fishing...

The Resurgence of the Revolver

I've noted that some gun writers are starting to speculate about a resurgence of interest in owning and shooting revolvers, specifically double-action (DA) revolvers. As evidence of this, they point to Kimber's introduction of a revolver to their line of products that had previously been strictly composed of semi-automatic pistols, Colt’s reintroduction of the DA Cobra revolver—something that...

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