‘Study’ Misled with the Data, But Made News

A “study” released at the end of last year predictably sparked headlines such as “US Leads the World in Child Gun Deaths.” Because this illustrates a familiar pattern, it deserves our attention still. We know fatal firearm accidents are down, and near historic lows. We know that there are drastic differences between firearm accidents involving young children, and gang-related gun crime among...

Bloomberg Wants Armed Guards for Alma Mater as He Seeks to Disarm Average Citizens

Far more a statist than a liberal, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg does understand the role armed force can play in protecting human life. He just doesn’t value your life. This point was brought home when the Billionaire gun control patron made clear his support for a private armed police force at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University. According to a report from the Baltimore Sun...

Fremont City Schools Trying to Shut Down Programs for Shooting and Hunting

Buckeye Firearms Association has learned that Fremont City Schools is attempting to shut down high school programs for shooting, hunting, archery, and other outdoor activities. Please attend the next school board meeting to show your support for these healthy, character-building activities. WHEN: March 11, 2019 starting at 6 p.m. WHERE: Fremont Middle School 1250 North Street Fremont, OH 43420 A...

Senator Cecil Thomas (D) introduces package of gun control bills; SB 62 could ban rubber bands

Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) has introduced four gun control bills in the Ohio Senate. SB 62 (Ban Rate Increasing Devices) This bill seeks "to prohibit certain conduct regarding trigger cranks, bump-fire devices, and other items that accelerate a semi-automatic firearm's rate of fire but do not convert it into an automatic firearm." Since "accessories" that "function to accelerate the rate...

Ohio Judge Rules Against Bloomberg-Funded Lawyers Trying to Stop Armed Teachers

You've no doubt heard about our victorious lawsuits against Columbus and Cincinnati over unconstitutional bump stock laws. But there's another lawsuit we've been involved with recently that you probably know nothing about. It's called Gabbard v. Madison Local School District and it may be the most important firearm legal case in Ohio. The case involves Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety...

2019 Sportsmen’s Alliance Legislative Reception

The Sportsmen’s Alliance will host its annual Legislative Reception on Tuesday, March 19, at the Athletic Club in downtown Columbus from 6-8 p.m. All Ohio sportsmen are encouraged to attend! The event is free of charge. Food and refreshments will be served. “Sportsmen and women should come to this free event to meet their elected officials and discuss with them the role hunters, anglers and...

President Trump to Sign Public Lands Package to Benefit Gun Owners and Sportsmen

On February 26, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Natural Resources Management Act of 2019 (S. 47). The House has sent the act to President Trump, who has said he will sign the act into law. Two weeks ago, the Senate passed the act with a massive majority of 92-8, showing that lawmakers can reach a consensus when they really want to. Also called the "Public Lands Package," this...

ALERT: Ohio House Passes HB 86 Shockwave Error Fix

The Ohio House today voted to pass HB 86 with a 76 to 20 vote. This bill is a bipartisan effort to fix a drafting error in HB 228 which passed in late December in the previous legislative session. The bill is now headed to the Senate for consideration. The House also voted in favor of an emergency clause by 72 to 23 to make the bill effective immediately upon signing by the Governor rather than...

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