Cleveland Mayor's latest theory on cause of crime wave: Statewide Preemption

By Chad D. Baus The City of Cleveland is now considered to be one of the poorest and most dangerous cities in America. Cleveland’s homicide rate has been on the rise ever since drastic cuts in the police department’s manpower and programs were made. Just one week after Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson rightly theorized to the Cleveland Plain Dealer that a "drought" in the supply of powdered cocaine...

Arguing Gun Laws and Original Intent

Anti-violence, Anti-gun organizations abuse due process in bringing the issue to non-gun owners. By John Longenecker Anti-gun activists are again quarreling with the brilliance of the Founding Fathers. In answering them, I usually write for the non-gun owners and connect the intent of the Founders to modern times as they wished. My motto is that you never know who may be hearing the liberty...

Parker case now known as “Heller” as it is appealed to U.S. Supreme Court

UPDATE: Editor's Note - The official name of the case remains Parker vs. District of Columbia . Due to legal technicalities we will not know what the Supreme Court case will be called until first or second week of November 2007. The anti-gun side will be referring to it as Heller because they don't like being in the position of having to attack Parker, an African-American woman. By Tim Inwood For...

Op-Ed: HR 2640 - Sensible Solution or Trojan Horse?

By Clayton E. Cramer My last two columns addressed the problem of psychosis, violence and gun control. This column is about HR 2640, a mental illness and gun control bill currently before Congress that has split the gun rights community more than I can ever recall seeing. Click 'Read More' for additional excerpts. What does HR 2640 purport to do? (Remember that I am talking about the HR 2640 as...

Buckeye Firearms Assoc. fundraiser: Advanced Pistol Fighting Level II

Who: Innovative Tactical Concepts, LLC Brian LaMaster, instructor www.right2defend.com What: Advanced Pistol Fighting Level II class When: November 3 - 4, 2007 Where: Western Licking County, Central Ohio Why: 1) Because training is fun, and could save your life. 2) It's a fundraiser for Buckeye Firearms Association! Cost: $250 per participant for both days (a $50 savings) NOTE: Limited to the...

Interview: The Way of the Gun

Meet Dr. Robert Levy, the lawyer whose Second Amendment challenge to D.C.’s strict gun laws could deal a death blow to gun control nationwide. By Leigh Ferrara A little more than a month before Cho Seung-Hui went on a murderous rampage at Virginia Tech, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling in a landmark gun rights case, Parker v. District of Columbia , repealing the District’s...

FRIDAY FLASHBACK!: The biggest legal threat you didn’t know you were facing

Buckeye Firearm Association's web site is seeing an amazing growth in visitors and new articles are being posted several times a week. With everything that is going on, it is easy to miss some important and interesting articles. To make sure that you don't miss anything, we are going to repost one of our more popular articles every Friday. This week's "Friday Flashback" is.... The biggest legal...

'Enough is Enough': While Washington Vacations, a War Rages Here at Home

By Newt Gingrich HumanEvents.com I was just about to speak to the Republican gathering in Ames, Iowa, Saturday when I learned something so distressing that it caused me to change the topic of my speech. By now you have heard about the three young college students who were murdered execution-style in Newark, N.J., last week. Another student was shot in the head but survived. What you might not...

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