Cleveland refuses to obey state law ... refuses to obey the courts ... and spits on the Constitution. And we're fighting back!

Not long ago, Buckeye Firearms Foundation filed a lawsuit to stop the City of Cleveland from prosecuting law-abiding gun owners under local ordinances that restrict gun ownership and concealed carry. The lawsuit also asked the Court to declare 20 local ordinances unconstitutional on the grounds that they conflict with state preemption of firearm laws.

So what is Cleveland's response? A callous shrug.

They don't care what the law says. They don't care what the courts say. They plan to stall and go on enforcing their illegal ordinances as long as humanly possible. But we're fighting back.

Buckeye Firearms Foundation has filed a motion in opposition to the city's request for a stay because Ohio's gun owners cannot afford another three, four, or five years of Cleveland's rogue behavior.

Please understand. This isn't just a disagreement about the law. This is an all-out battle between individual gun owners and a big city government run amok. And Cleveland is not alone. Many other cities in Ohio are ignoring state law and enforcing illegal and unconstitutional ordinances.

The situation is unacceptable. We cannot allow cities to create conflicting laws to infringe your rights. You don't even have to be arrested to be affected. Many people are unable to buy standard capacity magazines or other perfectly legal parts because manufacturers won't ship to hostile cities.

We will not be bullied. But we are in a fight against the full resources of one of America's largest cities. We must win. Cities around Ohio are watching to see the outcome. If we don't win, those cities will be emboldened to continue infringing your rights and encouraged to make up any laws they choose on a whim.

Worse, if President Obama or U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder decide to make their move against gun owners, cities around Ohio will take the cue to drop the hammer on gun owners ... not because it will accomplish anything, but just because they can.

WE NEED YOUR HELP IMMEDIATELY. Buckeye Firearms Foundation, Inc. has very limited resources and no big corporate donors. We need funding now to wage this battle and win. The future of gun rights in Ohio may depend on the outcome.

I know we ask a lot of you. I know the economy is bad. We're David and they're Goliath. But we CAN win with your help. Will you continue to stand by us? After all the progress we've made, please don't let us slip backward because of one city that has gone power mad.

Can you donate $100 or $75 or even $50? Give as generously as you are able. Any amount will help. Your donation to the Foundation is tax-deductible.

Mail your check to:
Buckeye Firearms Foundation
15 West Winter Street
Delaware, Ohio 43015

or donate securely online now.

Thank you for your generous support. Together we can teach Cleveland a lesson and send a powerful message to cities around Ohio that they MUST obey the law and that they work for US, the citizens of Ohio.

Yours for Freedom,
Jim Irvine

P.S. We have more than one battle on our hands. Buckeye Firearms Foundation has also been asked to work on cases coming before the Supreme Court of the United States. We needs funds, a lot of funds, to get this vital work done. Your dollars will not only affect Ohio, but the future of America. Please, dig deep.

P.P.S. Don't assume other gun owners will help us. The fact is, most people will read this, shrug, and go back to sleep. Don't be one of those gun owners who let other people fight their fights for them. Be one of those gun owners who stands firm and will not back down. Stand with us. We need YOU. And we need you now.

Mail your check to:
Buckeye Firearms Foundation
15 West Winter Street
Delaware, Ohio 43015

or donate securely online now.


Additional Information, Related Documents and Historical Background

Help us fight for your rights!

Become a member of Buckeye Firearms Association and support our grassroots efforts to defend and advance YOUR RIGHTS!

Subscribe to our FREE Newsletter

Get weekly news and instant alerts on the latest laws and politics that affect your gun rights. Enjoy cutting-edge commentary. Be among the first to hear about gun raffles, firearms training, and special events. Read more.

We respect your privacy and your email address will be kept confidential.

Mission

Buckeye Firearms Association is a grassroots organization dedicated to defending and advancing the right of citizens to own and use firearms for all legal activities, including self-defense, hunting, competition, and recreation. Read more.

JOIN