Pro-gun/ anti-gun Democratic ticket concerns Ohio gun owners

By Chad D. Baus People who still remember John Kerry's favorite phrase, "I voted for it before I voted against it", may have a few flashbacks when they read a September 2 Columbus Dispatch story on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ted Strickland (pictured at left in 2004 with a shotgun he borrowed for the infamous eleventh hour Ohio goose hunt with John Kerry). The headline of the article...

Disturbing Trend: Robbers More Likely to Shoot Victims

By Dean Rieck The FBI has released data showing that violent crime is on the rise. There’s also a growing trend of teenagers shooting their victims. From a recent article in USA Today: Violent crime continued to increase in the first six months of this year, highlighted by a growing trend of teenagers shooting robbery victims even if they surrender their valuables. ...“Crime is coming back, and...

Join House Speaker Jon Husted for The Annual John Wayne Clay Shoot

Here's your chance to meet Speaker Jon Husted, thank him for his work on HB296, HB347, and HB367, and find out about his plans for HB9, HB460, HB508, and HB541, etc. THE ANNUAL JOHN WAYNE CLAY SHOOT with special guest Jon Husted, Speaker of the House Ohio House of Representatives Saturday, September 30, 2006 8:30 am - 11 am Black Wing Shooting Center 3722 Marysville Road, Delaware (3 miles west...

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 worthy of mention. What follows is our review of headlines from around the state though a pro-gun rights lens. From school shootings in Vermont to school shooting sports programs, these articles should be a part of your required reading...

Ken Blackwell shines in NW OH Clay Shoot

By Chad D. Baus On Saturday, August 26, I had the opportunity to attend a Clay Shoot/ Cookout fundraiser for Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Blackwell. The family event was an afternoon filled with the sounds of children laughing and splashing in the backyard pond, friends and neighbors sharing tales of their summer vacation adventures, and the sharp reports from a host of shotguns. About...

AP: ''If freed rapists return, armed victim ready''

As astute gun owners are already aware, the Associated Press is not typically known for its fair and balanced coverage of self-defense issues. So it will probably come as a surprise that the AP has published a story that shows exactly what all the hard work to pass Ohio's concealed carry law was about... A woman who was repeatedly raped 23 years ago has learned self-defense and how to shoot a gun...

Bloomberg refusing to release 'evidence' collected at gun shows

The New York Post is reporting that NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who was recently named on this website as one of the Ten People Who Are Threatening Your Ohio Gun Rights , is refusing to turn over the evidence the city gathered, after sending private investigators into five states to catch gun dealers making illegal sales, to the federal agency that investigates illegal guns. From the story:...

LTEs: Responsible gun owners not a threat

It it apparent greater-Cincinnatians have a better understanding of the responsibility of law-abiding citizens and the nature of criminals than Miami Twp. Trustee Ken Tracy does... August 27, 2006 Cincinnati Enquirer Miami Township Trustee Ken Tracy bemoans the fact that Ohio citizens who have passed a background check, demonstrated a high level of proficiency, and met state-established criteria...

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