And They Ask Me Why I Carry?

By Linda Walker Albuquerque, NM - 74 year old Garland Taylor slain while showing a $900,000 home to a well groomed, professionally dressed man. McKinney, TX - Sarah Ann Walker stabbed 27 times while holding an open house at a new housing development. Her body was found on the kitchen floor by a couple house hunting. St. Petersburg, FL - A neatly dressed man posing as a DEA agent attacks a real...

A New Way to Share Our Hunting and Trapping Heritage

By Larry S. Moore With the start of the fall hunting season last week, the apprentice-hunting license officially became available. The Ohio Division of Wildlife has been a leader in providing opportunities to introduce young people to the outdoors through hunting, fishing, and trapping programs. The Division has special early season youth hunts for upland game the last two weekends of October...

Ohio's Own Silly District Court

By Tim Inwood On September 1st , two of the judges of the 6th District Court of Appeals rendered a poor decision in the city of Toledo's case against Bruce Beatty. Judges Arlene Singer and Peter Handwork, with Judge Dennis Parrish dissenting, in short have said the Concealed Carry law passed in 2004 by the state legislature is not general law because the statute allows private property owners to...

Pro-Gun Punditry: Wednesday's Buckeye State Roundabout

By Chris Chumita 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 review of headlines from around the state though a pro-gun rights lens. From poachers getting busted to the opening of hunting season, these articles should be a part of your required reading!...

One-on-one with Ohio House Speaker Jon Husted

By Larry S. Moore Continuing the efforts by Buckeye Firearms to present the qualifications and the sportsmen backgrounds of candidates, I recently spoke with House Speaker Jon Husted. The Speaker is a very busy and important position within state government. The party holding the majority of seats in the House elects a Representative to serve as the House presiding officer. The Speaker will serve...

Pro-gun/ anti-gun Democratic ticket concerns Ohio gun owners

By Chad D. Baus People who still remember John Kerry's favorite phrase, "I voted for it before I voted against it", may have a few flashbacks when they read a September 2 Columbus Dispatch story on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ted Strickland (pictured at left in 2004 with a shotgun he borrowed for the infamous eleventh hour Ohio goose hunt with John Kerry). The headline of the article...

A Woman’s Right to Choose

By Rachel Chumita A woman has the right to choose. Isn’t that what everyone (especially the media) has been screaming for years? Well, I believe that, to an extent. A woman has the right to choose many things. A woman can choose what she wants to wear, what she wants to eat, where she wants to shop, what she wants to carry, and various other things. Yes, you read that correctly, the right to keep...

Joy Padgett endorsed for U.S. Congress - vote September 14

Buckeye Firearms is pleased to announce the endorsement of Joy Padgett for the 18th U.S. Congressional district. A special election is scheduled for September 14 to determine who will be the republican candidate on the ballot this November. The special election is needed due to Republican Bob Ney withdrawing after winning the Spring GOP primary.


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