Democrats name replacements in two pro-gun Senate districts

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported last week that the Ohio Senate Democratic caucus appointed Capri Cafaro to the 32nd District seat that was vacated by Buckeye Firearms Association-endorsee Sen. Marc Dann, who won election as Ohio's Attorney General Nov. 7. Cafaro was endorsed by the National Rifle Association in her party primary for a U.S Congressional seat last May, but she was defeated. The...

Attorney General announces Third Quarter 2006 CHL statistics

Attorney General Petro has released the concealed handgun license statistics for the third quarter of 2006. There were 3,514 regular licenses issued, and 18 temporary emergency licenses issued, bring the total to 82,728 Ohioans licensed to carry a concealed handgun. While the anti-gunners still claim 82,000 is an “insignificant minority” of the population, anti-gun champion Barbra Sykes likely...

House Speaker, Senate President: WE HAVE THE VOTES TO OVERRIDE

By Chad D. Baus Ohio news reports today indicate that the reforms contained in HB347, including statewide preemption of local gun laws, is likely to become law soon with or without Bob Taft's support. The first option to prevent Taft from thwarting the will of the people will be for the General Assembly to override a veto, if it comes. The second option begins in January - that's because voters...

Hey Bob: Even the Cleveland Plain Dealer supports Statewide Preemption

By Chad D. Baus Using the same tactic he did in an eleventh hour attempt to derail Ohio's concealed carry law, Bob Taft has threatened to veto a gun rights bill over a provision that has been a part of the legislation since the day it was first introduced more than one year ago. The provision Taft suddenly opposes would create statewide preemption, ensuring that firearms laws are uniform...

FRIDAY FLASHBACK!: 15 Ways To Fight For Our Second Amendment Rights

Buckeye Firearm Association's web site is seeing an amazing growth in visitors and new articles are being posted several times a week. With everything that is going on, it is easy to miss some important and interesting articles. To make sure that you don't miss anything, we are going to repost one of our more popular articles every Friday. This week's "Friday Flashback" is.... 15 Ways To Fight...

SAF lawsuit challenges 'sporting purpose' restriction

November 29, 2006 NEWS RELEASE SAF LAWSUIT DEFENDS RIGHTS OF CITIZENS LIVING ABROAD, CHALLENGES ‘SPORTING PURPOSE’ RESTRICTION BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a lawsuit in federal court in Ohio, challenging the “sporting purpose” limitation for firearms sales in this country, and supporting the constitutional right of American citizens living abroad to legally purchase...

AP: Taft flip-flops, says he will veto HB347 over preemption clause

The Associated Press is reporting that Republican Bob Taft, one of the most unpopular governors in Buckeye State history, may veto HB347, which was passed overwhelmingly by members of his party, along with many pro-gun Democrats, on November 29. From the story: Taft's objection to overriding local gun laws has been clear for months, spokesman Mark Rickel said, citing as an example Columbus'...

HB347 earns predictably inaccurate media coverage

If the media is ashamed of their biased news coverage in the days leading up to passage of Ohio's concealed carry laws, or if journalists have been convinced by the overwhelming evidence in Ohio that gun ban extremists were wrong about their "wild west" rhetoric, they sure aren't showing it. Media reports on HB347 in recent days have been equally disingenuous, and in some cases provably factually...

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