Passage of Ohio's CCW Law reform was past due

The following commentary was recently published in the Wilmington News Journal. By Tim Inwood Back in September I wrote a guest editorial about the Sixth District Court ruling in the Bruce Beatty case. The ruling concerned the city of Toledo prosecuting Bruce Beatty for carrying a firearm in a municipal park. Toledo had prohibited carrying handguns in parks despite the fact the State Attorney...

Hanson does Blackwater USA: DAY 5

Buckeye Firearms Association Legislative Chair Ken Hanson recently attend Blackwater USA ’s 5 day pistol/carbine class. While attending class, Ken kept a blog of his experiences. Since most visitors to this site take training very seriously, we thought you would enjoy his ramblings. Ken's five day experience has been published on this website on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the end of the month...

What Are You Listening To?

By Chris Chumita It was not that long ago that the liberal media had total control. The anti-gun and anti-freedom organizations had free reign to use the radio and television to spew their propaganda. Pro-gun and freedom organizations were forced to use less effective means to communicate such as mass mailing and newsletters. During those dark times, pro-gun and pro-freedom editorials and stories...

Forces of gun prohibition on the march again…

...and in dire need of a history lesson By Tim Inwood Since the elections on November 7th I have been watching the news coverage carefully and what I see chills me. The forces that want to eventually ban gun ownership have been very frustrated under Republican rule in Washington D.C. since January 1995. The past two years since the expiration of the Clinton Semi-automatic Firearms ban has...

Hanson does Blackwater USA: DAY 4

Buckeye Firearms Association Legislative Chair Ken Hanson recently attend Blackwater USA ’s 5 day pistol/carbine class. While attending class, Ken kept a blog of his experiences. Since most visitors to this site take training very seriously, we thought you would enjoy his ramblings. Ken's five day experience will be published on this website on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the end of the month...

The season for giving - to your favorite pro-gun organizations!

As the year draws to a close, may of us make year end donations. We donate to our church or charities that do good work throughout the year. For those who itemize their Federal tax return, it’s also a way to lower the tax bill. We have compiled a few organizations that you might want to include in your year-end donations. Not all of these are deductible under IRS rules. Click 'Read More' to...

Merry Christmas!

Everyone at Buckeye Firearms Association wishes you and yours a very merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, or Season’s greetings. We received a wonderful present earlier this month when the legislature overrode Governor Taft’s veto insuring that HB347 will become law. Our best gift is the friendship and support given by each of you throughout the year. As we reflect on the year’s passing, we count our...

Buckeye Firearms Assoc. Leaders evaluate policy for Strickland transition

The Xenia Gazette recently published a story noting that Governor-Elect Ted Strickland is using the remaining time in 2006 preparing to take office in January, and that a Greene County local (and Buckeye Firearms Association region Leader) is contributing to the transition. From the story: Strickland-Fisher transition teams have been set up to evaluate current policy in 14 areas from education to...

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