Florida Governor and legislature put politics before children’s lives

The Florida state legislature has passed, and Governor Rick Scott has signed into law Senate Bill 7026, also known as the “Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act.” Quite simply, they put the politics of the day ahead of good policy, ahead of expert advice, ahead of common sense, and ahead of the children’s lives. It was more important for them to stick a finger in the NRA’s eye in...

Ohio-Based Kroger to Remove Magazines with "Assault" Weapons from Stores Nationwide

The Outdoor Wire has obtained a memorandum telling magazine distributors servicing Kroger stores nationwide that “after much consideration” Kroger has decided to remove the Assault Weapons magazine category from all their retail locations. As of 2015, Kroger currently operates 2,782 grocery stores in 35 states under nearly two dozen banners. Distributors for the stores have been given a two-week...

Buckeye Firearms Association testifies in favor of bill to arm Maryland school staff

Last week I traveled to Maryland to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on House Bill 760 sponsored by Delegate (similar to a “Representative” in Ohio) Richard Impallaria (R). Chairman Joe Vallario (D) chaired the hearing for the annual “gun day” in which it hears all testimony on all gun bills before the committee. I was there with Michele Speakman and John Rigney, who set up meetings...

Stemming the Tide: Violent Crime Decreased in First Six Months of 2017

The FBI released the first-round of 2017 crime data earlier [recently]. The Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report covers January through June of 2017 and the results are mixed. The good news is that there was an overall decrease (down 0.8%) in violent crime for the first six months of 2017 compared to the same time period in 2016. This respite comes after two consecutive years of increases...

Parkland, FL: A Systemic Failure of Law Enforcement

The Broward County Parkland Florida Marjory Stoneman-Douglas School Rapid Mass Murder© February 14th 2018, is one of the biggest news stories in nearly a half century. It was widely covered in media print, radio, Internet and television. Where does it begin? We cannot bypass the student community itself. Considering different cliques, whispering, pointing, laughing, shunning, bullying, etc. kids...

Ohio Deer & Turkey Expo Returns March 16-18

*** Buckeye Firearms Association will be at BOOTH # 629. Come see us! *** PEWAUKEE, Wis. — The annual Ohio Deer & Turkey Expo returns to Columbus for three days of all things deer and turkey hunting March 16-18 at the Ohio Expo Center. The state’s premier consumer expo for hunting and outdoor enthusiasts features the latest strategies, trends and techniques in hunting while providing a look...

Disgraced former AG Marc Dann admits he had to lie about his support for gun rights to get elected

We had more important issues to discuss over the past week than news about a disgraced former Ohio attorney general writing an op-ed to confess that he had lied about his support for gun rights, and naming Buckeye Firearms Association by name, but it probably is worth mentioning. On Sunday, March 4, an op-ed by Democrat Marc Dann appeared in the Cleveland Plain Dealer - the same newspaper which...

Broward County: A Commentary on Contemporary Policing

Lots of folks are talking about the poor performance of the Broward County Sheriff’s deputies during the recent Florida school shooting. The problem of police inaction goes way beyond this single agency. It’s system wide and present in nearly every law enforcement organization. A friend of mine wrote the article below to help explain some of the issues that few people outside the profession...

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