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N.Y. Civil Rights Activists Take Aim at the FBI Before the Nation's Highest Court

Webster, NY – Civil rights attorney Paloma A. Capanna announced the filing of a Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court in the case of Robinson, et al. v. Sessions, et al . The Petition requests permission to appeal to the nation’s high court, a privilege granted to approximately 80 cases per term (year). The case of Robinson v. Sessions concerns the civil rights of...

Keep Calm and Carry On: Pro-Gun Sentiment Reasserts Itself in Wake of Antigun Blitz

Like the long-delayed coming of spring to the Mid-Atlantic, evidence is appearing that Americans are regaining their senses and reverting to an instinctual embrace of freedom after a withering barrage of some the nastiest and most ugly anti-gun campaigning in memory. There is nothing more predictable than the tendency of gun control advocates to exploit tragedy. Yet the post-Parkland media and...

Worthington Gun Owners Score Victory Over Gun Control Resolution

After the Parkland school killings on February 14, 2018, many gun control activists have felt empowered to push for draconian new gun laws. Here in Ohio, we've seen several cities question the "preemption" law ( ORC 9.68 ) that overrides home rule and makes it illegal for cities to pass their own firearm ordinances. Recently a resident of Worthington, Ohio, alerted us to a "resolution" proposed...

ALERT: Cincinnati and Columbus have passed gun control legislation!

On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, Cincinnati City Council passed a municipal ordinance to ban bump stocks within city limits. Then on Monday, May 14, 2018, Columbus City Council followed suit and also banned bump stocks, and passed additional firearm laws. In both cases, members of these city councils have claimed that Ohio "Preemption" law does not apply and that they are free to employ home rule...

HB 585 (Kasich Gun Control) scheduled for second hearing

Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills), who chairs the House State & Local Government committee, has announced a second hearing for House Bill 585 (Kasich Gun Control) on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. in Statehouse Room 114. The committee will consider proponent testimony and consider possible amendments. Buckeye Firearms Association has announced its strong opposition to HB...

HB 228 (Fix Burden of Proof/ Concealed Carry Modernization) scheduled for sixth hearing

Representative Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson), who chairs the House Committee on Federalism and Interstate Relations, has announced a sixth hearing for Sub. House Bill 228 (Fix Burden of Proof/ Concealed Carry Modernization) on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in Statehouse Room 115. The committee will consider all testimony. The bill, introduced one year ago by Representatives Terry Johnson (R-...

Buckeye Firearms Association Threatens to Sue if Cincinnati Bans Bump Stocks

UPDATE Friday, May 11, 2018: It appears Cincinnati City Council actually passed the bump stock ban on Wednesday with an emergency action. There was great confusion on this issue as many reporters and Cincinnati employees claimed only a resolution or motion had passed. Buckeye Firearms Association has acquired the document with the ordinance language and will report on this further. It remains...

Americans Not Convinced Gun Control is a Top Priority

If the mainstream media headlines were to be believed, Americans overwhelmingly support gun control as a top priority to stop the violent misuse of firearms by criminals. Survey data reveals a reality that contradicts the media narrative. Just [last month], a new Gallup poll showed that only 6 percent of Americans point to gun control and gun violence as a top concern. Despite all the headlines...

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