Ohio Wildlife Council Approves 2017-2018 Hunting Regulations, expands straight-walled rifle cartridges for deer hunting

COLUMBUS, OH - The 2017-2018 hunting and trapping seasons were among the regulations approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council at its scheduled meeting on Wednesday, April 12, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). White-tailed deer hunting changes include modifications to bag limits for several counties throughout the state. Overview of deer hunting seasons for 2017-2018: Deer...

Buckeye Firearms Foundation hosts annual Bash w/ keynote speaker David Keene

The Buckeye Firearms Foundation recently held their annual "Buckeye Bash". Supporters from across Ohio converged on Villa Milano in Columbus for the event. The evening was filled with lots of games and prizes, a silent auction plus a live auction. All for the benefit of the educational efforts of the Foundation. Much of the funds raised will be dedicated to the FASTER Saves Lives program, which...

BFA's Linda Walker Re-elected to 2017 NRA Board of Directors

I am honored and humbled once again to have been re-elected to the NRA Board of Directors. I truly appreciate the NRA voting members who voted for me, and have the confidence in my leadership to retain me for another 3 year term. I never take for granted those who cast a vote, or the 5 million members of the NRA the support they’ve shown me. I am neither a celebrity nor wealthy.., far from either...

The reason this wanted man says he stole 18 guns will shock you

Well, at least it'll shock you if you are Michael Bloomberg, a member of the media, a politician who supports so-called "universal" background checks, or one of their clueless followers on social media. Authorities have initiated a nationwide manhunt for a man they say may be intending to target the President of the United States. Before he disappeared last week, police say Joseph Jakubowski...

Firearms Purchases Still Trending Up

We’ve covered – and debunked – the claims that firearms sales are significantly declining under the Trump Administration. The latest FBI report on NICS checks for March 2017 should help put any lingering claims about the “Trump Slump” to bed. The total number of NICS checks, nationwide, is up about 9% from February 2017 which was itself a nearly 10% increase over January 2017. NICS checks aren’t...

ACLU Op-Ed: Arming School Police Officers Sends 'Negative Message'

When it comes to the Second Amendment, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has long-been out of sync with its mission "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States." An op-ed written by ACLU senior policy advocate Harold Jones, and published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette , shows just how out of sync they really are...

Freedom Wins! Pro-Second Amendment Judge Will Join U.S. Supreme Court

On Friday, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Neil M. Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch’s nomination was heavily backed by the NRA, both because of the pro-Second Amendment views expressed in his judicial writings and his originalist approach to jurisprudence. Justice Antonin Scalia exemplified originalism in his landmark Heller opinion in 2008 that recognized the Second Amendment...

Ohio Conservation Federation hosts roundtable with Senator Portman

Many of the leaders of the Ohio Conservation Federation (OCF) headed to Medina and the Hill N Dale Club for a morning of pheasant hunting and a discussion of sportsmen conservation issues. Senator Rob Portman joined the group for the hunt and to discuss the issues important to the leaders. OCF leadership included Matt Misicka, OCF President; Steve Gray, OCF Policy Director; Lee Crocker, NWTF...

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