Dayton woman protects own life during violent home invasion

WDTN (NBC Dayton) is reporting that a woman was able to use a gun to protect herself from a violent attacker. From the article : The Montgomery County Coroner identified the man who kicked down the woman’s door before she shot him as 53-year-old Darron Orr. Police said Orr was suspected of “serious crimes” against the same woman Monday night. Though they wouldn’t elaborate on those crimes,...

Five Ohio self-defense incidents in a month are five more than gun-controller says happens nationwide, ever

On June 7, 2014, Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, went on CNN's "New Day Saturday" to discuss persons exercising their right to open carry in Texas. Show host Victor Blackwell asked "Where a bad guy with a gun has been stopped in any other way or by a person other than a law enforcement officer with a gun or by killing himself?” “This has never happened...

4H group honored by Ohio House of Representatives as 2016 SASP National Champions

On June 7, 2017 Members of the House of Representatives of the 132 General Assembly of Ohio presented the Ohio Steel Stingers with a Resolution Honoring the Ohio Steel Stingers as 2016 Scholastic Action Shooting Program National Champions. The Resolution was presented by Representatives Keller, Conditt and Retherford of Butler County, Ohio, the home county for the Ohio Steel Stingers. Members of...

FLASH: HB 233 DEFEND Act passed by House by 65-31 vote

The Ohio House of Representatives has passed Rep. John Becker's DEFEND Act (Decriminalization Effort for Ending Notorious Deaths) with a 65-31 vote, or more than a 2 - 1 margin. The bill seeks to decriminalize so-called “no-guns" victim zones for concealed handgun license (CHL) holders. A fact sheet Becker circulated with his co-sponsor request letter states that "the DEFEND bill threads the...

FASTER Saves Lives receives state funding

Now in our fifth year of training school staff, the FASTER Saves Lives program is changing the way schools fulfill their obligation for the safety and security of their staff and students. The class is designed by John Benner of Tactical Defense Institute (TDI), who I believe to be our nation’s top expert on active killers, especially in school environments. It is taught by TDI and Chris Cerino...

FLASH: Rep. Becker's DEFEND Act passed out of committee with 9-3 vote

The House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee, chaired Kristina Roegner (R-37), has passed Rep. John Becker's DEFEND Act: Decriminalization Effort for Ending Notorious Deaths. The bill seeks to decriminalize so-called “no-guns" victim zones for concealed handgun license (CHL) holders. The bill may receive attention by the entire House of Representatives as early as tomorrow. A fact...

2017 mid-year Ohio pro-gun rights legislative report

Ohio, like the Federal government has two year legislative sessions. With six months now completed, it is a good time to give a progress report and see how we are doing. At the end of last session, we saw a flurry of activity in the "lame duck" session. Unfortunately, there were many loose ends left, and gun owners were frustrated. With a returning Speaker of the House and Governor, and a new...

Independence Day 2017

(Image source: FreeImages.com/Matthew Williams) I'd like to take a look at what this day might mean to some people...a day off with pay, just a day off, family, friends, cookouts, reunions or just a day to lounge and watch the fireworks. As for me, I think of our Constitution, our founding fathers, our Bill of Rights, our military men and women who are performing their duties to protect our...

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