Having a "Blast" at Tactical Defense Institute

Handgun enthusiasts joined the leadership of the Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) recently for a fun and educational fundraiser at Tactical Defense Institute (TDI) in West Union, OH. The Range Safety Officers and instructors from Tactical Defense Institute and the Izaak Walton Tallawanda Chapter volunteered their time. John Benner, who operates TDI, donated the use of the facility for the day...

8 Spring Turkey Hunting Tips for You and Your Shotgun

(Image source: FreeImages.com/yousif waleed) In the southern United States, the spring season for turkey is well under way with those in the north lasting all the way until early June. While they aren’t the brightest game in the wilderness, gobblers and hens can be tricky prey and are never a sure thing. As with most things, the best advice you can have is to know your target and know yourself...

Another proactive Ohio school board approves arming staff members

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that another Ohio board of education has formally approved allowing some employees to possess firearms on school premises and in designated school safety zones. According to the article, the new policy, enacted by the Indian Valley Board of Education in northeastern Ohio, will go into effect this fall. Several nearby districts already allow armed staff members...

How I almost shot someone - and the 5 things I learned

The following is a true story submitted to Buckeye Firearms Association. We have concealed the identity of the person involved by that person's request. While most people assume that defending yourself with a gun means actually shooting someone, this story is representative of countless thousands of encounters across the U.S. that likely go unreported to authorities. It shows that simply having a...

The Washington Post Gives Gun Control Group and U.S. Senator Three Pinocchios on Suppressors

[Recently], we wrote about Americans for Responsible Solutions’ irresponsible misinformation about The Hearing Protection Act on Twitter. Apparently, we weren’t the only ones who took notice of ARS’s complete disregard for the facts on firearm suppressors. On Monday, [March 20,] The Washington Post Fact Checker took a look at ARS’s tweet as well as a tweet by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.)...

CMP Unveils New Features as National Rifle and Pistol Matches Near

CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is already preparing for the 2017 National Trophy Rifle and Pistol Matches, fired in June and July on the historic ranges of Camp Perry. The Matches will again feature celebrated traditional events and clinics as well as staple CMP competitions and fresh ones designed specifically for the season. While at Camp Perry, guests may view first...

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...

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