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SB 215 (Constitutional Carry) receives first hearing in Senate committee

Senate Bill 215 , introduced by Sen. Terry Johnson (R), received its first hearing last week in the Senate Veterans & Public Safety Track Committee, and representatives from Buckeye Firearms Association were on hand. The bill received sponsor-only testimony before the committee, which also then voted to amend the bill. From the Gongwer News Service : Joint sponsor Sen. Terry Johnson (R-...

In Defense of Others

One of the things you can do is to defend someone else that is entitled to defend themselves, but for one reason or another is unable to. This is commonly known as “coming to the defense of others” in legal terms. In defending them, you may use lethal force if it is appropriate to the situation. One of the things that I have not written about, nor have I seen much, if any, mention of it by others...

Ohio Commemorates National Hunting and Fishing Day

COLUMBUS, Ohio – On Saturday, Sept. 25, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife invites all Ohioans to join more than 50 million sportsmen and women in the commemoration of National Hunting and Fishing Day. Now in its 49th year, National Hunting and Fishing Day was launched by the National Shooting Sports Foundation and is celebrated annually on the fourth Saturday in...

The Awesome Arsenal SAM7K-34 Pistol Raffle - $3,692 Prize Package

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Military court rules Trump ATF was wrong: bump stocks are not machineguns

Mainstream media outlets have been devoid of news that yet another court has ruled that a ban on bump stocks instituted by the BATFE at the request of then-President Donald Trump improperly classified the devices as machineguns. Last March, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) cannot classify bump stocks as...

Keep and Bear Radio in Top 5% of All Podcasts

Since its debut on January 27, 2021, the Keep and Bear Radio podcast has steadily grown in popularity. After just 30 episodes, it now ranks in the top 5% of all podcasts. Featuring fun and frank discussions about gun rights at the state and national level, Keep and Bear Radio has tackled a wide range of topics, including the causes of the ammo shortage, why the medical profession turned anti-gun...

PODCAST: Why Do Bills Get Pushed to Lame Duck? Do Republicans Take Gun Owners for Granted?

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 31: Legislators in Ohio are returning from summer break. And now it's time for them to start focusing on fulfilling their promises on Constitutional Carry, our emergency powers bill, and...

Pepper Spray - How to Choose it and How to Use it

Many of the questions I receive from students involve the use of chemical sprays. It seems that nearly everyone carries or is contemplating the carrying of some type of Mace or chemical irritant. Accurate information about the selection and use of these chemicals exists, but it is often difficult to find truth in the sea of lies and misinformation promulgated by the chemical manufacturers. This...

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