Turning a corner? Ohio media offers positive stories on guns

If this is a sign of a change in the wind, bring it on... In recent days, two Ohio newspapers have allowed objective articles dealing with firearms-related topics to appear in black and white. The name of one of the papers just might surprise you... Click on the "Read More..." link below for more. The Cleveland Plain Dealer, known in Ohio as the Second Amendment's Enemy Number One among scores of...

Full Auto Fun At Knob Creek

By Aaron Kirkingburg Another weekend of full auto fun at Knob Creek has came and went. Machine gunners and enthusiasts from all over the U.S. (and some farther) congregated once again at Knob Creek Gun Range in Bullit County just outside of West Point, Kentucky. Attendance was very good this spring, as a record 3,700 people came through the gates on Friday alone.

An Afternoon With The NRA-ILA

By Chris Chumita Several Buckeye Firearms Association volunteers had the pleasure of attending the NRA-ILA’s “Mix and Mingle” on Saturday, April 8th. The “NRA-ILA Mix and Mingle” is an updated version of the NRA’s Grassroots Election Workshop. This event was one of four “test runs” in the entire country of the new program and was held in the City of Lorain. It was also an opportunity to meet the...

Buckeye Firearms Assoc. issues more important primary endorsements

The Buckeye Firearms Association is proud to announce many more endorsements in both party primaries, focused on contested races to be decided on May 2, 2006. What follows are details on several of the races, and a link to our entire roster of primary endorsements. Steve Buehrer - R - Senate District 01 In 1998, Buehrer sought and was elected to the office of state representative from Ohio's 82nd...

New Absentee Ballot Rules Remove Excuses - Make Plans to VOTE!

Regular readers of this website should be aware by now that the May 2nd Primary is loaded with several contested races across Ohio. There are many good pro-gun candidates that will need help from pro-gun voters on May 2nd. Voter turn out is traditionally very low in primary elections for whatever reason. In today's busy world people may not be able to make time in their schedules to get to the...

Ohio Hunting Opportunities Expand in 2006-2007

Ohio hunters will have expanded deer hunting opportunities this fall, an extra weekend of deer gun on December 16 & 17. Statewide muzzleloader is 12/27 through Sat 12/30. Early youth upland season is Oct 21 & 22 and Oct 28 & 29. Early youth deer season is 11/18 and 11/19. Commercial fisherman on Lake Erie must notify DOW 30-minutes before they dock. They can no longer mix fish from...

US Senate Candidate David Smith gets his CHL

By Collin Rink Ohio’s Senator DeWine is up for re-election this year. With an approval rating in the 30’s and falling, he is certainly vulnerable. With the unfortunate withdraw of Democratic pro-gun candidate Paul Hackett, Ohio is facing six more years of anti-gun dribble unless we help a good candidate win the May 2 Republican primary. Dave Smith wants to be that man.

Are facts obsolete?

By Larry S. Moore has an excellent piece by well-known author Thomas Sowell. Sowell clearly explains how demagoguery is used by many to defeat the facts. Anyone involved with the struggle for our right of self defense should certainly recognize demagoguery. It is alive and well in Ohio.

Pro-Gun Punditry: Wednesday's Buckeye State Roundabout

There are more stories pertaining to our gun rights in Ohio then we can possibly draw attention to with individual daily commentary. But they are worthy of mention. What follows is our weekly review of headlines from around the state though a pro-gun rights lens. From 4-H Shooting Sports fund raisers to Liberal Gun-Haters on campus, these articles should be a part of your required reading! Click...

Buckeye Speakers Score a Bullseye with Ohio United Sportsmen

Buckeye Firearms Association volunteer, outdoor writer and sportsmen’s advocate Larry Moore along with BFA volunteer and attorney Ken Hanson addressed the Ohio United Sportsmen Club at Ohio University on Saturday April 1. The young hunters who have taken interest to start the OU club were treated to well over fifty-years of experience in the arena of 2nd Amendment rights and sportsmen advocacy.

We Can’t Do It Alone

By Chris Chumita The Buckeye Firearms Association is fighting hard to restore our Second Amendment rights. We have recently helped pass laws that made it easier to introduce new people to hunting ( HB296 ), and helped protect sportsmen’s dollars ( HB367 ). Among many other issues, we are working on improving the current CCW law ( HB347 ), on protecting our firearms from confiscation during...


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