Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Airsoft Guns

There are a lot of misconceptions and myths floating around about airsoft guns, especially on the internet. This post is designed to debunk some of the most common ones. Although some of these myths (specialized tech details mostly) are spread by experienced players, this post is intended for beginners, parents, and the general public. MYTH: An Airsoft Gun Is Some Kind of Toy You hear this one...

April 19 is Shot Heard 'Round the World Day

Shot Heard 'Round the World Day is a lighthearted annual event held at participating ranges that provides recreational shooters a safe opportunity to celebrate the birth of a nation. At 7:30am on April 19th, 1775, the first shot of the American Revolution was fired at Lexington, Massachusetts. The annual Shot Heard 'Round the World Day event provides enthusiasts and patriots a safe and structured...

The Letter of the Law: Parking Lot Storage Statutes

(Image source: FreeImages.com/Peter de Wit) You can take your kids to work. You can take your pets to work. But you can’t always take your gun to work. Kentucky law – like similar laws in other states – grants protection against disciplinary action for employees who store a firearm in a private vehicle on their employer’s property, if the employee’s possession of the gun is otherwise legal. Bruce...

Reaction to SB199 by some Ohio businesses shows legislators didn't go far enough

As of March 21, Ohio law says that "a business entity, property owner, or public or private employer may not establish, maintain, or enforce a policy or rule that prohibits or has the effect of prohibiting a person who has been issued a valid concealed handgun license from transporting or storing a firearm or ammunition" so long as the firearm/s and ammunition remain in the vehicle with the...

Meet Jon Husted, Ohio’s Top Election Official Who May be Governor

With all of Ohio’s statewide officeholders reaching their term limit in 2018, the in the race to become the next Governor for Ohio is already heating up. One man thought to be ready to throw his hat into the ring is Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. Jon Husted was elected the state’s top election official in 2010 with nearly a half-million votes to spare. In his 2014 bid for reelection, he won...

NRA-ILA State Legislative Liaison John Hohenwarter earns BFA's Guardian of Freedom Award

Editor's Note: The following remarks were given by Buckeye Firearms Association President Jim Irvine at the 2017 Buckeye Bash in Columbus, Ohio on March 18, 2017. A few years ago, we began presenting the Guardian of Freedom Award to select individuals who have gone above and beyond in defending and restoring the Second Amendment in Ohio. This is an award that is not given lightly, but is given to...

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Embraces Heller and Originalism During Senate Hearings

Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump’s pick to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme court, asserted during his confirmation hearings this week that Scalia’s landmark Second Amendment opinion in District of Columbia v. Heller “guarantees the individual right to keep and bear arms for self-defense.” Gorsuch made the comment during an exchange with Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-...

Record gun sales followed by record low accidental deaths

In 2016, there were approximately 27 million (27,000,000) firearms sold. In 2015, 23 million guns changed hands. If the anti-gun narrative held true, it would stand to reason that accidental gun deaths climbed accordingly. But they didn't, at least not according to the statistics from the National Safety Council (NSC). Their injury report for 2015 has accidental deaths by guns at an all time low...

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