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Firearm Industry Economic Impact Rises 232% Since 2008

NEWTOWN, Conn. – The total economic impact of the firearm and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $63.5 billion in 2019, a 232 percent increase, while the total number of full-time equivalent jobs rose from approximately 166,000 to over 342,330, a 106 percent increase in that period, according to a report released by the National Shooting Sports...

The Future of American Policing

I had two different friends send me messages [recently] requesting my thoughts on what policing is going to look like in the future. I thought about it quite a bit and here are my predictions. We have to recognize that police are a part of our society as a whole. Our society is changing and those changes will drive all future changes in police work. As I see it, there are four primary cultural...

Please Urge Your U.S. Senators to Oppose Biden and Schumer’s Gun Control!

Joe Biden is calling for a nationwide ban on commonly-owned firearms and magazines used for hunting, recreational shooting and self-defense! He is also calling on Chuck Schumer and the U.S. Senate to take up and pass gun control bills H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446. This legislation won’t have any impact on crime or criminals, doesn’t address America’s broken mental health system and doesn’t address the...

House Committee Removes Gun Crime Items from Budget Bill

The newly released Substitute House Bill 110 , which is the state's two-year operating budget, no longer includes several items regarding sentences for crimes that involve firearms. The items were included in Governor Mike DeWine's Executive Budget but were not retained in the House version of the budget bill that is under consideration by the House Finance Committee. Once the House has approved...

Springfield Saint EVAC AR-15 Pistol Pack Raffle - $2,965 Prize Package

ONLY OHIO RESIDENTS 21 OR OLDER MAY ENTER NOTE: YOU DO NOT HAVE TO "LOG IN" TO BUY TICKETS. There are NO physical tickets for this raffle. You will NOT get a number at the time of your purchase. We will randomly assign ticket numbers AFTER ALL 1,000 TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD or after raffle ticket sales are closed and provide these numbers to participants before the drawing. Will you be prepared...

Ohio House and Senate Introduce Knife Preemption Bills: HB 243 and SB 156

On April 12, 2021, Senate Bill 140 went into effect. It made two significant changes to Ohio law: it repealed the ban on the manufacture and sale of "switchblade," "spring blade" and "gravity" knives and it cleared up the confusion about carrying knives by defining a knife, razor or cutting instrument as a "deadly weapon" or "weapon" ONLY if it is used as a weapon. This is a welcome change, given...

Ohio Wildlife Council Approves 2021-22 Hunting Regulations

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Wildlife Council approved all 2021-22 hunting regulations during its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Hunting season dates and limits are proposed by Division of Wildlife biologists. Regulations for the 2021-22 white-tailed deer hunting seasons were included in...

PODCAST: Project Appleseed - Preserving American Values Through Rifle Marksmanship

Buckeye Firearms Association has launched a podcast called Keep and Bear Radio . The podcast is hosted on the Podbean platform and is also available on Apple , Google , Spotify , and iHeartRadio . Make sure to subscribe to the podcast to hear every episode. *** Episode 8: The values our founding fathers relied on to win our independence and make America a great nation, such as integrity,...

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