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Senate Passes Great American Outdoors Act

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate has passed the historic Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422), which represents the single greatest commitment to increasing public access and advancing conservation in a lifetime, on a strong bipartisan vote of 73-25. The Great American Outdoors Act will provide $9.5 billion over 5 years to address the crumbling infrastructure on America's public lands and waters...

Supreme Court’s Inaction Frustrates Second Amendment Supporters, Emboldens Anti-gun Activists

Gun owners are by now used to being disappointed with the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to uphold their rights or even to defend its own Second Amendment precedents. But the court’s neglect reached a new low last Monday, with its sweeping decision to deny review of the many Second Amendment cases pending on its docket. At issue were 10 petitions that offered the court opportunities to clarify the...

Concealed handgun license-holder cleared of charges after defending self and wife in ambush

A husband who was forced to defend his own life, and that of his wife, when his ex-wife and her husband ambushed them in their driveway in February will not face charges. A grand jury found that the man, an Ohio concealed handgun license-holder, was acting in self-defense when he shot his ex-wife and her husband in the Greene County attack. From the Xenia Gazette : The attack happened at the...

Gun News Roundup - June 19, 2020

Fighting for Second Amendment rights, and exercising those rights freely and effectively, starts with being informed. Here's a quick roundup of important stories in the news recently: BREAKING: SCOTUS Denies Cert In Pending 2A Cases SCOTUS Gun Case Denials Signal Conservative Justices Don’t Trust Roberts With The Second Amendment No, Recent Spike In Gun Sales Don’t Underscore Anything Senate...

The Concealed Carry Trap

If you think your basic concealed carry class has adequately prepared yourself to defend yourself or someone else, you are seriously mistaken. Sure, people with little or no training have won in gunfights against criminals, but that was more a matter of luck than it was of skill. Criminals don’t expect their victims to resist and are often caught by surprise when one of them does. Unfortunately,...

2020 Buckeye Bash Cancelled

We regret to announce that we've CANCELLED the 2020 Buckeye Bash. When we were forced to postpone the Bash earlier this year due to the COVID-19 statewide shutdown, we had hoped we could find a way to reschedule. However, given the circumstances, we think it's best to just cancel, store the prizes and auction items for next year, and hold the event when everyone is ready to pack into a room and...

Are we being taught the right things in self-defense classes?

When you signed up for the training to get your concealed handgun license, you probably thought it would cover everything you needed to know to defend yourself from a violent predator. Well, you couldn’t be more mistaken! The basic training you get in concealed carry class covers just the minimum the state requires, and that is usually just enough to enable you to handle a handgun safely and to...

Despite Confiscation, New Zealand Sees Most Gun Crime in a Decade

On April 5, 2019, three days after New Zealand's Arms Amendment Act 2019 advanced from its first reading in parliament, NRA-ILA noted that "[g]iven the abundant research on Australia’s similar gun confiscation efforts, New Zealand officials can expect that their gun control measures will do little more than trample the natural rights of gun owners​..." This week the first evidence vindicating...

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