Op-Ed: May I Be Frank?

By David Codrea GUNS Magazine I do not carry guns on planes, I carry two guns,” Jackson, Miss., Mayor Frank Melton told WLBT Channel 3 reporters, according to the Jackson Free Press, which related the mayor “admitting that he had carried a weapon on almost every commercial flight for years.” “Melton has … been asked to no longer fly armed,” The Clarion Ledger attributed to “a federal...

All politicians are NOT the same

By Jim Irvine Many times I’ve heard people say that, “all politicians are the same.” Nothing could be further from the truth. All politicians are all different. Sure they have some similarities, just like members of any other group, but they are all unique people with unique thoughts. Recently, U.S. Congresswoman Jean Schmidt and State Representatives Joe Uecker and Danny Bubp joined fellow...

Gun Used In Self-Defense? Tell '20/20'!

Several readers have encouraged us to advise Buckeye Firearms Association supporters that ABC News is preparing a story on people that have used their firearms to defend themselves. April 6, 2007 — Have you ever defended yourself from a crime in your home, in your business, or in public by using a gun? Perhaps you warded off a potential attacker by simply showing a gun? 40 states now allow their...

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 woman raped at knifepoint to another home invasion, these articles should be a part of your required reading!...

Banning the guns (or the iPods) can't replace common sense

By Steve Loos In this latest example of the nanny state mentality comes a ridiculous story. New York State Senator Carl Kruger has proposed banning iPods and the use of other electronics at crosswalks. The reasoning behind this feel-good legislation is the claim that pedestrians are increasingly distracted by iPods, cell phones and Blackberries, allegedly resulting in a rise in traffic accidents...

Op-Ed: Rudy Bumpo - Should Giuliani go hunting? How about asking the hunters?

By Geoffrey Norman National Review Online Rudolph Giuliani has a problem with guns. Seems that when he was cleaning up New York, Sheriff Giuliani took a hard line on hoglegs. ...As part of his campaign to make the streets safe, Giuliani’s administration sued 30 American arms manufacturers, and his police commissioner proposed a nationwide system of registration under which citizens would be...

Will you be Mitt Romney's cheap date?

Editor's Note 9/28/12 - Please see the following follow-up article, also by Mr. Baus - Recently discovered report forces the question: Do I owe Mitt Romney an apology? (This commentary has also been published at WorldNetDaily.com ) By Chad D. Baus Gun owners have been learning a great deal in recent weeks about the anti-gun record of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who is currently polling...

Why The Instant Background Check Is A Bad Idea

By Larry Pratt Congress has legislation before it to expand the Instant Background Check, aka the Brady Law. Rather than expand the program, it should be abolished. Since the background check is mostly defended on its value in supposedly "keeping guns out of the wrong hands," let’s consider that idea. If we were to do away with the Instant Background Check, the question is frequently asked, how...

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