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Gun Controllers Want Credit Card Companies to Monitor and Restrict Lawful Purchases

Gun controllers frustrated that their federal agenda has been repeatedly rejected by Americans through their elected representatives are seeking to restrict gun rights by way of the private financial system. The goal is to pressure financial services companies into either not doing business with the firearms industry and gun owners or to comprehensively surveille their lawful activity. On...

Headline: Parkland school shooting panel backs arming teachers, rips responding deputies

The 24-hour TV news mob didn't scream it wall to wall for weeks like they did the attack itself, but credit to USA Today for reporting recently that a Florida investigative panel charged with studying the rampage that left 17 people dead at a Parkland high school last year has recommended arming teachers. From the article : The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission...

Top Eight Threats to Gun Rights in 2019

Anti-gun zealots have shown they will stop at nothing to destroy the private of ownership of firearms in America, even if it means exploiting terrified children for political gain (the tactic used by gun grabbers in the aftermath of the horrific attack in Parkland, FL). By exploiting the naivety of the massacre’s youthful victims, and preying on their need to feel safe with anti-gun propaganda, a...

Senate Democrats Introduce Assault Weapons Ban of 2019

Washington D.C. – (Ammoland.com) - Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) have introduced the “Assault Weapons Ban of 2019.” “Last year we saw tens of thousands of students nationwide take to the streets to demand action to stop mass shootings and stem the epidemic of gun violence that plagues our communities. Our youngest generation has...

GQ Magazine features Buckeye Firearms Foundation's FASTER Saves Lives program

Gun owners have a deep mistrust of the news media, and for good reason. But when it comes to protecting our kids, there are clear signs that a cultural shift is under way. There could be no more clear example of this shift on the question of how to protect our kids in schools than a new article from GQ Magazine , entitled " When You Give a Teacher a Gun ." Writer Jay Willis spent three days "...

2019: The year ahead

A new year brings us a new governor and lieutenant governor team, as well as the other statewide offices, many new Statehouse legislators and two new Ohio Supreme Court justices. We keep the same old anti-gun rights U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown. As we start a new legislative session with Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, it seems the outgoing governor gave us one last gift. Kasich’s...

Top 6 Shooting Myths And Half-Truths

What’s fact — and what’s fiction — when it comes to some commonly held shooting and hunting beliefs? You might be surprised. Straight shooting on these common shooting misconceptions: Long barrels are more accurate than short barrels A bullet rises as it leaves the muzzle ‘Enough gun’ means dropping animals immediately Mystical ballistics really do exist Handloads are more accurate than factory...

Department of Justice Rescinds ATF Guidance Documents

In a press release issued on December 21, 2018, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker announced the rescission of 69 guidance documents the Department of Justice (DOJ) believes are unnecessary, outdated, inconsistent with existing law or otherwise improper. The documents were rescinded pursuant to Executive Order 13777 and a November 16, 2017, memorandum signed by Attorney General Sessions...

Portage County Sheriff arrests concealed carry instructor; Scioto Co. sheriff investigating another

Cleveland FOX 8 reported recently that the Portage County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of issuing training certificates for firearms training he was supposed to provide but never did. From the article : Anthony Drago, 47, was an NRA instructor. In Ohio, it is mandatory to undergo firearms training to obtain an Ohio Concealed Carry License. Drago allegedly gave out the licenses...

12th District Court of Appeals reverses firearms conviction

Buckeye Firearms Association member Jonathan Fox, an attorney in Butler County, recently obtained a win for another BFA member who had been convicted of improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle in the Preble County Municipal Court. Hall was stopped by an Ohio State Trooper for a traffic violation and immediately announced that he was a lawful concealed carry holder and had placed his...

Attorney General announces Third Quarter 2018 CHL statistics; RECORD 660,000 enjoy Ohio concealed carry

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) has released the Concealed Handgun License (CHL) statistics for the third quarter of 2018. As has been true for every quarterly report for 10 plus years, we set a new record for total number of people licensed to discretely carry their firearms. During the second quarter Ohio Sheriff’s issued 13,865 initial CHL’s, renewed 23,847 CHLs and processed 6 Temporary...

3 Republican Senators Who Flip-Flopped on Duty to Retreat

Last month, many gun owners were disappointed to learn that a provision that would have removed the "duty to retreat" language from Ohio's self-defense test was removed from House Bill 228 before it was passed by the Ohio Senate. While we did everything we could to preserve this language, it was deleted from the bill by a Senate committee in order to pick up votes to get it passed in the full...

H.B. 228: Veto override is start of push to protect Ohioans' Second Amendment rights

The recent battle over House Bill 228 proves that power and money don't always win when it comes to Ohio law. But it also proves that the fight never ends when it comes to protecting Ohioans' Constitutional rights. The Ohio General Assembly showed true grit in returning during Christmas break to override Gov. John Kasich's veto, but it took removing "duty to retreat" and other provisions to get...

Own a BANNED Bump Stock? Here's what the ATF wants you to do with it

For the record, Buckeye Firearms Association strongly disagrees with the ruling by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) "clarifying" that bump stocks are "machineguns." We provide the following information for educational purposes only. Note that lawsuits have been filed in this matter and the possibility exists that there will be court action. Otherwise, this rule goes...

2018 and Your Gun Rights - The Year in Review

While there is far too much to cover in a single article, we reflect on some of the important events of 2018. January: The Justice Department announces that it is seeking input on a proposal by President Trump and the BATFE to ban bump stocks via a reinterpretation of the statutory definition of “machine gun” in the National Firearms Act and Gun Control Act. Fox News reports that a Democrat-...

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