Gun Owners Say Goodbye to Dick's Sporting Goods

It appears that Dick's is living up to its name. Buckeye Firearms Association is deeply disappointed that Dick's Sporting Goods has chosen to punish law-abiding gun owners by restricting sales of legal firearms based on the bad actions of a mentally ill individual in Florida who committed the Parkland school murders. While Dick's CEO Edward Stack says this is about helping to solve the problem,...

Companies Drop ARs, NRA Support

At this writing, at least fifteen companies including Delta and United airlines have dropped their support for the National Rifle Association’s members benefits programs. With that, every one of these companies has announced they don’t want to do business with more than five million NRA members. I’m thinking NRA members should grant their wish- in spades. No one who believes in the right to “keep...

John Kasich's (Not-So) Pro-Second Amendment Advisory Board

Ever since the mass murder in a Parkland, FL high school, which occurred after government agencies at every level failed to follow up on tips and to protect the students, anti-gun opportunists have been seeking an angle. John Kasich, who is busy attempting to jump-start a third attempt at a campaign for the presidency, inserted himself into the discussion by going on CNN to demand a ban on "God-...

DeWine-Husted Campaign issues strong statement in response to calls for gun control

On the same day Governor John Kasich (R) was announcing his support for new gun control, the DeWine-Husted for Ohio campaign released a statement opposing ANY reduction of the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens, and opposing ANY bans. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2018 Mike DeWine and Jon Husted Statement on Protecting Children "We support increasing Ohio’s criminal penalties for...

They asked for it: Republicans who stand with Kasich earn Kasich's reputation

John Kasich, however, is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment and he and Mary Taylor will be a unified front in support of gun owners. As legislators who have earned the National Rifle Association’s highest ratings, we are willing to stake our reputations on it. So concluded a letter signed by all the Republican NRA “A” rated legislators in support of John Kasich’s run for Governor. This...

Ohio Hunting and Fishing Licenses on Sale Starting March 1

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio’s hunters and anglers can now purchase their new licenses. Beginning Thursday, March 1, the 2018-2019 licenses go on sale at wildohio.gov and at hundreds of participating agents throughout the state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Licenses are also available for purchase on many mobile devices. A new purchasing system, launched last year, makes...

Report: Nearly 100 courts in Ohio failed to report felons to background check database on time

The Cincinnati Enquirer 's Jesse Balmert and Chrissie Thompson are reporting that hundreds or perhaps even thousands of felons in Ohio could still be allowed to pass a background check to purchase a firearm, all because dozens of Ohio courts are delinquent - sometimes by months or even years - in their responsibility to upload some paperwork. The report notes that when someone is convicted – or...

Should Teachers Be Armed?

Editor's Note: The following article was submitted to WalletHub.com in response to their request for comments for an article they published in lae 2016 entitled Should Teachers Be Armed? Experts Pick Sides . The article also features comments from Dr. John R. Lott and Ohio's own Ron Borsch, among others. It originally appeared on our website on February 6, 2017. From the times of ancient yore...

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