Pro-Gun Punditry: Wednesday's Buckeye State Roundabout

By Chris Chumita There are more stories pertaining to our gun rights in Ohio then we can possibly draw attention to with individual daily commentary. But they are all worthy of mention. What follows is our review of headlines from around the state though a pro-gun rights lens. From a shooting in front of a "no-guns" store, to the premier of "The Gang", these articles should be a part of your...

The history of gun control, part 2

By Sandy Froman Until Lyndon Johnson came to the White House in 1963 following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, gun control was simply not a national issue. There were no significant federal gun control laws on the books, and the NRA was a shooter's organization that intentionally shied away from any political involvement. All of that changed with the 1968 assassinations of Sen...

Shooting Sports Revealed as a Favorite Seasonal Activity

"A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks." - The Papers of...

The Awful Price Of Not Being Prepared

By Tim Inwood I know many of you reading this are CCW license holders like me. If so, you probably have friends and family who think you are a little paranoid, if not crazy, for carrying a firearm. Sometimes this is out of ignorance and sometimes it is because they are hoplophobes: those souls with an irrational fear of firearms. Either way I am sure those with their license will at some point...

CNSNews.com Readers: Publishing Names of CCW License Holders Irresponsible

By Chad D. Baus Cybercast News Service's coverage of the privacy-invading actions by The Sandusky Register , and the response by gun rights groups in Ohio, has shined a national spotlight on this problem. CNSNews.com has now published a series of excellent letters written in response to their initial coverage. Click 'Read More' for the letters. Following are a series of letters originally...

Rush Limbaugh praises Buckeye Firearms Assoc. response to Sandusky Register

On Friday, July 6, 2007, America's #1 talk radio host notified his national audience about the actions Buckeye Firearms Association has taken in response to the privacy-invading actions by the Sandusky Register . From the transcript, which can be viewed at RushLimbaugh.com : RUSH: A friend of mine sent me a note about a story going on in Sandusky, Ohio. It's a big issue there. A newspaper...

Sandusky Register on Privacy: What's good for me not good for thee

By Chad D. Baus During the last week of June, Sandusky Register Editor Matt Westerhold launched an all-out assault on the privacy and security of approximately 2,700 concealed handgun license holders in several Northern Ohio counties by publishing their private information - information which Ohio legislators have deemed confidential. In doing so, Editor Westerhold unilaterally made this...

All Politicians are not the Same - an Interview with Governor Ted Strickland

By Gerard Valentino Buckeye Firearm’s Chairman, Jim Irvine, is fond of saying that all politicians are not the same, despite people’s belief to the contrary. As proof that not all politicians are the same, Buckeye Firearms Association has set up interviews with pro-gun legislators, and other elected officials who believe strongly in the right to bear arms. Thankfully, our current governor, Ted...

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