Gun control dream state: Illinois background checks fail and firearms license revocations are ignored

Later today, the United States House of Representatives will be taking up consideration of two gun control measures. H.R. 8 would impose a so-called “universal” background check gun registration scheme, and H.R. 1112 creates an unworkable system where gun buyers could be placed in an endless loop of background checks and would never actually receive the firearms they wish to purchase. Viewers of...

[UPDATE] Bill to fix drafting error on Shockwave fix passed by Senate 24-8

A bill to fix a drafting error made by the Legislative Services Commission (LSC) on HB 228 was passed out of the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee this morning on a 7-3 party-line vote. The bill was then passed later this afternoon by the Senate 24-8. After passage of the bill, bill co-sponsor Sen. Jay Hottinger (R) posted the following on his Facebook page by way of explanation: “...

Ohio 2019-2020 Hunting and Fishing Licenses Available Soon

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio’s hunters and anglers will soon be able to purchase their new state licenses. On Friday, March 1, outdoorsmen and women will be able to purchase their 2019-2020 hunting and fishing licenses at wildohio.gov and at hundreds of participating agents throughout the state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). A new purchasing system launched two years ago,...

Gun Control to Be Heard on the Floor of the House of Representatives This Week

As we reported last week, anti-gun members of the House Judiciary Committee voted to move forward with two gun control bills. These bills will be on the House floor this next week, so please contact your U.S. Representative and ask them to oppose H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112. H.R. 8 would impose so-called “universal” background checks. But, this legislation doesn’t address how criminals actually acquire...

Newly Updated BFA Forum Now Open

After many years of activity, our forum was starting to show signs of age. Like a creaky old house, it was time to do some upgrades and make it more modern and comfortable. But as you have no doubt learned after tackling fix-ups around your own home, projects that seem quick and easy often turn out to be much longer and more involved. So it was with our forum. However, we're pleased to announce...

Please Contact Your U.S. Representative Today and Ask Them to Vote Against H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112!

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee just passed H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112, and they have been sent to the U.S. House floor for a vote! These are Pelosi-Bloomberg gun control bills designed to score political points, and they won’t have any impact on crime or criminals, don’t address America’s broken mental health system and don’t address the underlying causes of violence. For more information, click...

Bill to fix drafting error on Shockwave fix passed by House committee

A bill to fix a drafting error made by the Legislative Services Commission (LSC) on HB 228 was passed out of the House Federalism Committee yesterday on a 8-5 party-line vote. From the Gongwer News Service's coverage of the hearing: A House committee Wednesday reported a measure to correct a drafting error in controversial firearm legislation from last session despite objections from Democratic...

U.S. Supreme Court (Finally) Takes Another Second Amendment Challenge to a Gun Control Law

[Recently], the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a Second Amendment challenge to a gun control law for the first time in nearly 10 years. Arguments in the case will likely be heard during the court’s next term, which starts in October. During the opening decade of the 21st Century, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two landmark rulings that many hoped would revitalize the Second Amendment, which had...

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