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Making Municipal Buildings CHL Friendly

Buckeye Firearms Association provides assistance to many local pro-gun initiatives all over Ohio just like the one described in this story. It is just a small part of our ongoing and comprehensive mission to both protect and advance Second Amendment rights. Click here to see some of the things BFA did last year . Ohio law under 2923.126 details the responsibilities of an individual with a...

Kamala Harris and Her Perplexing Anti-Gun Ideas

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), one of the two-dozen Democrat presidential hopefuls vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020, has been promoting her anti-gun platform for many months. This isn’t really news, as every Democrat seeking the party’s nomination has embraced virulently anti-gun policies in some way, shape or form. The apparent task of each candidate, including Harris, is...

2019 Fall Youth Shoot a Rousing Success

The 2019 Fall Youth Shoot over the Sept. 7 & 8 weekend is in the books and marks another spectacular success for our youth shooting program. Sponsored by Buckeye Firearms Foundation, the Spring and Fall Youth Shoots are special 2-day events to offer youth the chance to camp, shoot, and compete in a fun and healthy atmosphere. This year's Fall event was well-attended with 90 youth and adult...

Gun control bills to receive first hearings in Senate committee

Senator William Coley (R-4), who chairs the Government Oversight and Reform Committee, has announced that sponsor testimony will be heard on a host of gun control bills that have been introduced by anti-Second Amendment members in the Ohio Senate. The hearings will be held on Tuesday, September 17 at 3:15 p.m. in the South Hearing Room. Members of the Ohio Senate have already been made aware that...

Introducing the Ken Hanson Constitutional Law Scholarship

Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) recently hosted a celebration of life for attorney and BFA co-founder Ken Hanson, who passed away on August 4, 2019. At this event, we announced the launch of the Ken Hanson Constitutional Law Scholarship both to honor our friend and to promote the study of Constitutional Law. This scholarship will be offered through our 501(c)(3) Foundation and all donations...

BFA testifies in support of HB 248 to remove background check requirement for antique firearms

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, Dean Rieck, Executive Director of Buckeye Firearms Association, testified before the Ohio House Federalism Committee in favor of House Bill 248 . Also in favor were Sean Maloney, testifying on behalf of the National Rifle Association , and Evan English, for Olde English Outfitters . Sponsored by Representative Jena Powell (R) and Representative Todd Smith (R), HB...

Husted, Yost and Others Honor Life of Second Amendment Warrior Ken Hanson

DELAWARE, Ohio — Second Amendment supporters from around Ohio and beyond gathered Saturday at Blackwing Shooting Center to celebrate and memorialize one of gun owners’ greatest allies and advocates – L. Kenneth (Ken) Hanson. Hanson, co-founder of Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA), passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019. He was 49 years old. Lt. Gov. John Husted, Attorney General Dave Yost and Ohio...

Op-Ed: California’s Background Check Law Had No Impact on Gun Deaths, Johns Hopkins Study Finds

The findings—which run counter to the conventional wisdom that gun control saves lives—have received almost no media attention. A new academic study has found that, once again , gun laws are not having their desired effect. A joint study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of California at Davis Violence Prevention Research Program...

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