Book Review: ''Thank God I had a Gun''

By Jim Irvine Self defense stories are as unique as the individuals involved. I have read hundreds of such stories and talked personally with many individuals involved in life and death struggles. Most get no media coverage, and the ones that do get covered are generally given only a couple paragraphs that invoke questions, provide few answers and often contain errors caused by the authors...

FRIDAY FLASHBACK!: Your Job Or Your Life

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.... Your Job Or Your...

Op-ed: Gay rights, gun rights cross here

Editor's Note: Self-described "gun bigot" Roberta de Boer accepted an invitation to a Toledo firing range. She may not have come away a convert (yet?), but personal interactions like these with uninformed journalists are important, and we hope they occur more in the future. January 21, 2007 By Roberta de Boer We'd been shooting for a while by the time the amiable chatting started up. This was...

Ohio Supreme Court won't hear Beatty appeal

The Toledo Blade is reporting that the Ohio Supreme Court voted 5-2 (Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton and Justice Judith Ann Lanzinger dissenting) against hearing the appeal of Bruce Beatty, who was convicted of carrying a concealed handgun into Toledo's Ottawa Park in protest of a city ordinance. From the story: The move upholds lower-court rulings that Toledo's prohibition on firearms in public...

Report: Conservation Group, Unions Joining Forces

By Larry S. Moore On January 16, the Washington Post reported 20 labor unions with nearly 5 million members are joining forces with a Republican-leaning umbrella group of conservationists -- the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership -- to put pressure on Congress and the Bush administration. From the story: The Union Sportsman's Alliance, to be rolled out in Washington on Tuesday after...

Firearms auction

This Saturday, January 27, 2007 Garner Auction Center in Carrollton, Ohio will auction off over 300 firearms. Whether you are interested in pistols, revolvers, rifles or shotguns, there is something for you. Most are used, but some are new in original box. There are even a few knives and other accessories to be sold. Auctions generally have a large variety of items. They come in different types...

Buckeye State police chief: Brady gun shop campaign a ''witch hunt''

Cincinnati's 9News (WCPO.com) is reporting that the owner of a local gun shop in North College Hill, under attack by out-of-state anti-gun extremists, is speaking out to defend his business. And he's not the only one. Click on 'Read More' for the story. From the story: Costello's Gun Shop in North College Hill is listed in a crime prevention report as an example of a place conducting shady...

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 another robbery at a CPZ (Criminal Protection Zone) to some poachers getting busted, these articles should be a part...

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