Husted Selected as Fellow at the Aspen Institute

The Hannah Report September 21, 2006 Following an eight-month search involving input from more than 1,400 business, political, and civic leaders, the Aspen Institute has selected Jon Husted, speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives as one of 24 top young elected officials for a fellowship program honoring public leaders. This class of 24 Fellows, drawn from the ranks of federal, state, and...

Roundtable chat with Democrat Ted Strickland on firearms

By Larry S. Moore, Buckeye Firearms volunteer and outdoor columnist As reported last week, the US Sportsmen Alliance (USSA) Tenth Annual Ohio Rally and Banquet on September 16 featured both Ted Strickland and Ken Blackwell as speakers. There have been various media reports about the speeches. The USSA invited the Outdoor Writers of Ohio to conduct press interviews with both Mr. Strickland and Mr...

DDN readers respond to articles about candidates and guns

By Chad D. Baus The Dayton Daily News has published three letters to the editor written in response to a recent series of articles by DDN writer Laura Bischoff, who had the opportunity this summer to shoot clay targets and discuss gun issues with both major Ohio gubernatorial candidates. The first letter was written by Buckeye Firearms Association volunteer Larry S. Moore, who co-wrote an article...

National Hunting and Fishing Day honors hunters, anglers

Saturday, September 23, 2006 is the 35th National Hunting and Fishing Day, and a new nationwide survey of Americans 18 years old and older shows that a strong majority of Americans support hunting and fishing. From The Weekly , a Georgia-based neighborhood newspaper: This year those celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day will also be able to celebrate at least a decade of public support for...

Op-Ed: Gun Control - First Remove the Log From Your Own Eye

September 21, 2006 By Howard Nemerov The United Nations still plans to outlaw the Second Amendment. The question is: If we give up our sovereignty, will the UN provide for our safety? See how well they did in other countries where civilians were disarmed. Click here to read the entire article from Howard Nemerov, an accomplished writer and good friend to Buckeye Firearms Association. NOTE:...

Whoever wins, ''sportsmen...have scored a victory''

Ohio's two major party gubernatorial candidates made another stop on the "guns to governor" campaign trail Tuesday, appearing together for the second time in three days to talk firearms rights. The location for Tuesday's event was the Goodyear Hunting and Fishing Club on the southeast edge of Akron, at a candidates' night sponsored by the Ohio Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs. Click on 'Read More...

Two Senate races where pro-gun voters can make a difference!

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting on a number of Ohio Senate races in which Democrat-released poll numbers suggest incumbent Republicans are facing tough re-election contests. In one case, this is good news for gun owners, and in the other, an incumbent loss would be a set-back. In both races, the need for pro-gun volunteers is clear. Click on 'Read More' for complete details. From the story:...

AP: Candidates push for sportsmen's votes

On Saturday, September 16, representatives for Buckeye Firearms Association attended the annual U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance banquet. Many candidates and elected officials were on hand, including U.S. Representative candidate for the 18th district Joy Padgett; U.S. Representative candidate of the 6th District Charlie Wilson; Ohio Attorney General candidate Marc Dann; Ohio Treasurer candidate Richard...

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