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Vote YES on the 2017 NRA Bylaw Amendments

Below is a message from Allan Cors, President of the National Rifle Association. In addition to the election for the Board of Directors, you will also have the opportunity to vote on changes to the bylaws. Please take the time to review and vote on these important changes modernizing the bylaws for your National Rifle Association. If you're a voting member, watch for your ballot in the February...

Off-duty police officer protects his "castle" from broad-daylight home invader

An off-duty Columbus police sergeant awoke to the sound of breaking glass and shot a would-be burglar breaking into his home in Pleasant Township, according to recent media reports. From the Columbus Dispatch : County dispatchers were alerted by a private security company of a report of an attempted burglary on Gay Road at 11:47 a.m. The sergeant, whom authorities would not identify Tuesday, shot...

National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

On January 3rd, Congressman Richard Hudson (R-N.C.8th) introduced H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, which simply allows lawful firearm carriers from any state to carry a concealed firearm in any other state. The bill addresses our nation’s patchwork of concealed carry reciprocity laws, where each state determines which states’ permits, if any, they will recognize. Before the...

Re-Elect SEAN MALONEY to the NRA Board of Directors

If you're a voting member of the NRA, you will soon receive your ballot to elect the NRA Board of Directors. Your ballot will be in the February issue of your NRA magazine, which will start hitting mailboxes on January 23rd. As Executive Director of Buckeye Firearms Association, I personally endorse SEAN MALONEY. I am enthusiastically voting for him, and I urge you to vote for him too. BFA has...

Your Members of Congress Need to Hear from You on the Hearing Protection Act of 2017

[Recently], Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) – joined by co-sponsors Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Rand Paul (R-KY) – introduced S. 59, the Hearing Protection Act of 2017 (HPA). Similar legislation was introduced in the House by Reps. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and John Carter (R-TX) – along with 42 co-sponsors – as H.R. 367. The HPA would remove sound suppressors from regulation under the National Firearms Act (...

2017 – The year ahead

With the New Year, so begins new legislative sessions at the federal level and in Ohio. Republicans control the U.S. Congress, Senate and White House, and most state Governorships and state legislatures. The anti-gun, anti-freedom zealots got their wish in a presidential candidate proud of being anti-freedom and their platform was soundly defeated. Campaigning as unabashedly pro-gun, President-...

Obama's parting shot at the Second Amendment

In the final days of the Obama administration, several agencies finalized new rules and regulations that Mr. Obama had been pushing for. Among those, the Social Security Administration, or SSA, announced that they have finalized rules under which they will be reporting – possibly many thousands of – Social Security benefit recipients to the FBI's National Instant Check System as “prohibited...

While Media Chase “Fear” Narrative; Americans Make their Own Decisions on Buying Firearms

Mainstream media always struggle to explain the fact that Americans choose to exercise their Second Amendment rights. In the last few days alone we have headlines suggesting the incoming Trump Administration and fear of hate crimes are behind soaring gun sales. Under the Obama Administration, gun sales surged. The media’s take: nutty people who already have guns are buying even more guns because...

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