Making the Decision to Carry a Concealed Handgun

From our friends at Second Call Defense ... Like most of you reading this, I made the decision to carry a firearm after a long period of contemplation and forethought. Owning and carrying a firearm for personal protection is not a light decision. No one in my family while growing up even considered carrying, partly because it wasn’t a right that was as easily exercised then and partly ... well...

What we can learn from the OSU terrorist attack

On November 28, an Islamic terrorist attacked students at the Ohio State University using both his vehicle and a butcher knife. Eleven students were injured. Fortunately none were killed. If you haven't heard about the attack, check out this article for a brief summary. The terrorist drove his car over the curb and struck six students who were outside a classroom after evacuating from a fire...

Overview of changes to Ohio concealed carry law passed in SB 199

SB 199 has been signed into law by Governor Kasich. It will take effect 91 days after it is enrolled, which is likely to be on or about March 20, 2017. We will have updates leading up to the date new law takes effect, but here is an overview of what passed. Much of what became SB 199 was contained in HB 48 for most of the last two years. The Senate made changes to the bill which the House did not...

Gov. Kasich signs SB 199 into law

[Editor's Note: This article was updated as additional information became available.] Buckeye Firearms Association is pleased to report that Governor Kasich has signed Senator Joe Uecker's Amended Substitute Senate Bill 199 into law. In addition to changes originally proposed by Sen. Uecker, SB 199 (Active Duty Armed Forces Concealed Carry/ Handgun Transfer) was amended to make a number of...

Elites Reserve the Right to Decree What is "Fake" and What is "News"

Legacy media corporations like the New York Times and Washington Post have big problems right now. Consumption of their product is dropping. Public confidence in them has tanked. And in front of the nation and the world, they blew the biggest political story in decades by continually pushing the falsehood that Donald Trump had no chance to win the presidential election. Any rational thinker might...

Advocates of loosening Second Amendment regs shouldn't start counting their chickens just yet

Just days before the presidential election, Donald Trump’s campaign announced the formation of a Second Amendment coalition. The announcement said the coalition would be chaired by Trump’s son Donald Jr., along with NRA-ILA’s Chris Cox and 62 other “co-chairs” who will supposedly advise the president throughout his term in office. The list of co-chairs includes several current members of Congress...

Gun ban extremist credits BFA for historic rise in Ohio concealed handgun licenses

The Gongwer News Service has published an article highlighting the latest record increase in Ohio concealed handgun licenses, and examining various theories behind the surge. From the article : A record number of Ohioans now hold a Concealed Handgun License, according to data compiled by the Attorney General's Office. More than 574,000 Ohioans now hold CHLs, a figure the Buckeye Firearms...

NEED CALLS to Governor Kasich to sign gun bill

The fight is not over! Business groups are pushing hard to get Gov. Kasich to veto SB 199! And we need to push back! Call Gov. Kasich NOW! (614) 466-3555 We got SB 199 through the Ohio House and Senate. And with more than 10,000 email messages and phone calls, we moved the bill to Gov. Kasich's desk. But the opponents of this pro-gun bill have NOT given up. They're pulling out all the stops to...

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