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A Year in American Gun Ownership

This is the season of holiday festivities, family gatherings, and retrospectives. We don’t operate on seasons, though. Gun owners didn’t wait for a holiday to air their grievances; they took every opportunity to let their legislators and the ATF know where they stood on infringement. Americans exercised their 2nd Amendment rights every day. This isn’t hyperbole – we leave that to the experts –...

Happy New Year - 2021 in Review

Buckeye Firearms Association is an award-winning organization , recognized throughout Ohio and across America as a leading gun rights advocate. We've been reforming Ohio's gun laws for 17 years. And before that, many of our leaders had been Second Amendment advocates for decades. We were the driving force for bringing concealed carry to Ohio so law-abiding citizens could defend themselves,...

Sixth Circuit Bails-Out ATF on Bumpstocks

Last month, the Sixth Circuit failed to achieve the majority necessary to correct the ATF’s shifting classifications of bump stocks as “machine guns.” NRA-ILA’s amicus brief opposed the ATF’s legal authority to arbitrarily criminalize legal firearms. Because the judges split 8-8, the flawed bump stock rule is being reinstated. This is only one of several challenges supported by NRA-ILA. In...

Making the Most Out of Your Harvest

Making the most of a harvest can sound simple, but it is a complex subject and has been a journey for me over the last decade. Careful thought before, during, and after the hunt has brought me to where I am today. This list of tips from Timber2Table is an excellent example of the many factors I grew to understand as my hunting experience expanded. The author’s message is clear – many things can...

Would-be armed robber flees after confronted by restaurant worker with gun

Cleveland.com is reporting that a man armed with a handgun attempting to rob a restaurant ended up fleeing the store empty-handed after a clerk pulled out his own firearm. From the article : Police say the suspect entered the Broaster Chicken on the 100 block of South Portage Path at about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. The man initially placed an order for several items. As clerk collected the items, the...

PODCAST REPLAY: Guns on the Go - Tips for Traffic Stops, Carry, Reciprocity, and Airline Travel

The Keep and Bear Radio podcast is hosted on Podbean and is also available on Apple , Google , Spotify , iHeartRadio and many other platforms. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast to hear every episode. How to Listen to Podcasts on Your Mobile Phone *** Episode 45: If you're carrying a gun, what's the right way to handle a traffic stop? How do you legally transport firearms across state lines?...

Ohio FOP union president pens ironic op-ed opposing Constitutional Carry while expressing newfound love for Ohio CHL law

Benjamin Franklin once made the observation that "in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.” It is clear that the Ohio Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) labor union did not exist in Franklin's day, or the Founding Father would no-doubt have added a third certainty: FOP opposition to Ohioans' Constitutional right to bear arms The latest example comes in the form of a guest op-ed...

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...

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