Op-Ed: Gun Control - Brady Campaign and the New Math

January 17, 2007 By Howard Nemerov When I served as Mayor during the 1990’s, the Administration and Congress helped local communities fight crime by providing funds to hire more police, and making it harder for criminals to get guns. As a result, crime decreased. Over the past few years, however, the approach seems to have been switched. Now cities are often seeing less police but more guns on...

School Shootings: You can't sterilize the world

Article republished with permission. January 16, 2007 PoliceOne.com By Paul Markel Paul Markel is a police officer in Ohio and a member of the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA) Board of Advisors. His book, Have Passport, Will Travel, a "real-world" guide to dignitary protection, is available at amazon.com. Nobody likes a Monday morning quarterback. I know I don't. However, sometimes we...

Blame criminals, not the guns that stop them

The following was submitted to this website as News Commentary. If you are a writer and have material you would like to be considered for publication, please use the SUBMIT News feature. The link can always be found in the top-left info block on the homepage. By Michael A. Kotch Re: the Dec. 27 commentary, "Too many weapons: Control guns to stop the tide of death" , by John D. Kelly IV: Dr. Kelly...

Day 2: Greetings From the 2007 SHOT Show in Orlando!

On January 11-12, Buckeye Firearms Association Central Ohio volunteer Clint Lake attended the 2007 SHOT Show in Orlando, FL. Following is Part 2 of a blog on his experience. By Clint Lake Today I'll start out with the top highlight of the day - Talking 1911's and Glock's with Gunny R. Lee Ermy during a Glock promotional picture signing! Gunny was the nicest celebrity I ever met, next to Cam...

Day 1: Greetings from the 2007 SHOT Show in Orlando!

On January 11-12, Buckeye Firearms Association Central Ohio volunteer Clint Lake attended the 2007 SHOT Show in Orlando, FL. Following is Part 1 of a blog on his experience. By Clint Lake Where to start? The number of vendors here are of truly epic proportions. The building is easily 4 - 5 football fields long and a football field wide. Sections are broken into "Law Enforcement/Tactical", "...

“Hunt for Disabled continues to grow in popularity”

Originally published in Ohio Outdoor News on January 5, 2007. Republished with permission. By Robert Loewendick Preparing to enter his hunting blind for an afternoon deer hunt, 26 year-old Steve Smith was eager to see deer. Smith’s enthusiasm was to be temporally harnessed by his guide, Brian Bodi, and Smith’s father, Ron, for a few minutes as they helped him into his insulated clothing. Once...

War against guns shows will intensify this year

By Tim Inwood On the weekend of January 6th 2007, the Ohio Gun Collectors Association had their first show of the year at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington Ohio. As I walked the aisles admiring the displays of Colt’s from the American Civil War and Winchesters of the “Old West”, the PA system came to life, and the voice over my head began talking about how the OGCA was celebrating seventy years in...

Why every American should be pro-gun

The following was submitted to this website as News Commentary. If you are a writer and have material you would like to be considered for publication, please use the SUBMIT News feature. The link can always be found in the top-left info block on the homepage. By Michael A. Kotch Why are you a member of the NRA? This is a question that has been asked of me on more than one occasion. My answer can...

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