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Deer Season - A Family Tradition

The annual Ohio deer gun week, which began on Monday following Thanksgiving, is a tradition for many families. Various hunting rigs, including campers, trucks or SUVs pulling trailers with all-terrain 4-wheelers, deer stands and a variety of other equipment, were seen heading south east to Ohio's hill country. Sunday before opening day, my family joined the migration toward our destination in the...

Report from Ohio Auditor highlights the truth: Our background check system is broken

For many gun owners, the knowledge that our background check system is impotent to stop even convicted criminals from obtaining firearms is far from a new concept. But a new report from Ohio Auditor Keith Faber may help bring this concept home to a broader group of citizens. The Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting that a review by Faber's office has revealed that 48 of Ohio's 88 counties had at...

Astroturf gun control group fails bid to get "universal" background checks on 2020 ballot

Cleveland.com is reporting that a Bloomberg-backed astroturf gun control group failed to obtain enough signatures to put an initiative mandating so-called "universal" background checks on the Nov. 2020 ballot. From the article : Ohioans For Gun Safety spokesman Dennis Willards said ... volunteers collected “tens of thousands” of signatures from Ohio voters to expand mandatory background checks to...

Op-Ed: Debunking the Myth of ‘Concealed-Carry Killers’

The Violence Policy Center—a gun control advocacy group—released a study last month it wrongly claims shows that “too many concealed-carry permit holders are a direct threat to public safety.” That claim rests on an analysis of a database documenting “non-self-defense incidents,” which the organization says proves that “allowing random people to carry guns endangers public safety.” On its face,...

Anti-gun AGs Push So-called “Universal” Background Checks for Ammunition

Gun control laws aren’t about stopping violent criminals, they are about burdening law-abiding gun owners. Few pieces of anti-gun legislation illustrate this fact better than H.R.1705/S.1924, which would extend anti-gun lawmakers’ cumbersome so-called “universal” background check proposal to cover the commercial and private transfers of ammunition. On September 23, this onerous plan received the...

Barrett Rec7 "Santa's Favorite AR-15" Raffle - $2,974 Prize Package

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Joe Biden and His Gift for Gaffes

When the Democrats who are seeking their party’s nomination to run against Donald Trump in 2020 start talking about guns, anyone who supports our right to keep and bear arms knows to be concerned. Of course, the details regarding how law-abiding gun owners will be targeted by whomever prevails to face Trump vary, depending on who is speaking. But every single one of them can clearly state how...

BFA-PAC endorses Jean Schmidt for Ohio House

Buckeye Firearms Association's Political Action Committee (BFA-PAC) has endorsed Jean Schmidt (R) in her Republican primary for Ohio's 65th House district. Schmidt is a former State Representative and U.S. Congresswomen. She has been endorsed by Buckeye Firearms Association many times over her political career. "I've known Jean for almost 20 years," said Jim Irvine. "She is a tireless fighter for...

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