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Buckeye Firearms Assoc. announces Primary Election Grades/Endorsements

Buckeye Firearms Association has issued primary endorsements for the May 8, 2018 Democratic and Republican primaries. Those endorsements can be found on our Voter Guide page . Early voting is already under way. This has been a particularly difficult year for endorsements. The committee was divided about endorsing any incumbent House candidate because of the cycle of endorsing candidates with the...

Ohio Hunter Education course changing

The ODNR Division of Wildlife recently implemented a new hunter education course manual and test along with additional course options. The previous hunter education manual had served the program well for many years. It was written by volunteer instructors and Division of Wildlife professionals who had extensive hunting and classroom experience. However, the manual was overdue for some needed...

Buckeye Firearms Assoc.'s Ron Lemieux testifies in support of HB 228

On Tuesday, April 17, the House Committee on Federalism and Interstate Relations heard testimony on House Bill 228 (Fix Burden of Proof/ Concealed Carry Modernization). Buckeye Firearms Association's Ron Lemieux was on hand to offer both oral and written testimony in favor of the bill. His written testimony follows: Re: Written Testimony as a Proponent for Sub. H.B. No. 228 Dear Committee Members...

Antigun Democrat Introduces Partisan Ammunition Control Bill, Claims No “Right to Bear Bullets”

[Last month], U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) introduced the Ammunition Background Check Act of 2018. Wasserman Schultz claimed the act would close an “absurd loophole” by “requiring all buyers of ammunition” to undergo the same sort of background checks that currently apply to the purchase of a firearm from a licensed dealer. While the text of the bill has yet to be publicly released,...

ACTION ALERT for HB 228: You are needed at the Statehouse Tuesday!

Bloomberg groups and Moms Demand Action are trying to kill House Bill 228 - We need YOU to show up and tell House members you support this bill! When: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 3:00 PM Where: Columbus Statehouse 1 Capital Square Room 115 What: Testimony on Sub HB 228 Why: Since the Parkland massacre, the Michael Bloomberg groups have been motivated and organized. They are trying to give the false...

A Pro-Gun Majority in U.S. House Will Preserve American Freedom

The framers of the Constitution specifically designed the U.S. House of Representatives to give the population of each state direct representation in Congress. House members not only represent their states, they represent the particular concerns of their districts within those states. This is why so many representatives remain staunchly pro-gun, even in states where anti-gun politics dominate...

SB 257: Ohio Senate Approves Multi-Year License Bill

After agreeing to an amendment sought by sportsmen’s groups, the Ohio Senate approved legislation on April 11 aimed at better customer service for hunters, anglers and trappers. Senate Bill 257 contains 10 changes to hunting and fishing laws, including: Multi-year hunting and fishing licenses Lifetime hunting and fishing licenses Allows the Ohio Division of Wildlife to create combination licenses...

Experts Town Hall: Effective Response to Active Killer Events

Many Ohio school districts have held town halls with citizens, parents, and school staff to discuss their security concerns. Unfortunately, few of these events have included security and safety professionals, and many issues have gone unaddressed. Now you are invited to hear from a panel of experts on this difficult and complex topic in a unique town hall event sponsored by Buckeye Firearms...

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