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Women’s History Month: Move Over Annie, These Women Were Great Shooters, Too!

EDITOR'S NOTE: March is Women's History Month. Women are the fastest growing segment in the shooting sports, and we plan to celebrate with some excellent articles from regular contributor Michelle Cerino. March is Women’s History Month. Trying to decide whom to write about, I first thought of Annie Oakley. However, since everyone knows about her, I decided to dig a little deeper. Following are 4...

A Promise Kept: Trump Signs Repeal of Obama-Era Social Security Gun Prohibition Rule

On Tuesday, February 28, President Donald J. Trump signed the repeal of an Obama-era Social Security Administration (SSA) rule that would have resulted in some 75,000 law-abiding beneficiaries losing their Second Amendment rights each year. The SSA rulemaking was issued in the waning weeks of Obama’s presidency and targeted those receiving disability insurance or Supplementary Security Income...

Annual Attorney General Summary on Concealed Carry: 2016 marks busiest year on record

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) has released the Concealed Handgun License (CHL) statistics for the fourth quarter of 2016 and the annual report. 2016 was another record year with more licenses being issued than any year in the nearly 13 years Ohio has issued licenses. 2016 established new records for 117,951 new licenses issued, 158,937 total licenses issued (includes renewals) and over...

First annual Great American Gun Run to be held on July 2nd

Two great things that go great together In the big family of Second Amendment lovers, we are the most diverse group of folks the world has ever known. Heck, I have even met self-proclaimed liberals who fervently support firearm rights. (Between you and me, I think they are really Independents, but I digress.) In modern society you will not find a bigger supporter of your Second Amendment rights...

Ohio UPS employee killed while sitting in her vehicle on company property

On February 17, reports say a United Parcel Service (UPS) employee was shot and killed by an abusive ex-boyfriend as she sat in her personal vehicle on company property. From the Columbus Dispatch : Columbus police say Danny Fabro, 54, drove to the Far West Side UPS distribution center where [Joyce] Fox, 50, works and shot her in the head in her vehicle in the employee parking lot. She was later...

Dairy Queen manager defends self and employees against armed robber

WEWS (NBC Cleveland) reported recently that a Dairy Queen manager with an Ohio concealed handgun license shot an armed robber in Mayfield Heights Sunday evening. From the article : According to police, the robbery attempt happened around 10:21 p.m. at the restaurant at 5713 Mayfield Road. Witnesses stated that a younger male wearing a camouflage jacket and a black knit cap entered the back door...

Public Invited to Comment on Ohio's 2017-2018 Hunting Season Proposals

Ohioans are invited to offer public comment regarding the proposed and future hunting, trapping and fishing regulations at open houses scheduled across the state. The open houses will be held on Saturday, March 4, between noon and 3 p.m., and online comments will be accepted through Sunday, March 5. Open houses provide opportunities for anyone interested in sharing input and participating in Ohio...

Headline: Man shot attempting to break into Dayton home

WHIO (CBS Dayton) reported late last week that a homeowner was able to defend herself with a firearm when a man with a lengthy criminal history attempted to unlawfully enter her home a around 4:40 a.m. From the article : The owner of a Baltimore Street home where a morning shooting occurred said her cousin shot a man who attempted to climb through a window. ... “When crews arrived on the scene,...

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