Buckeye Firearms Assoc. Endorsees pack Senate Judiciary Comm. on Crim. Justice

Buckeye Firearms Association has learned that five of our former Endorsees have been appointed, along with two other pro-gun legislators to fill the nine-member Senate Judiciary Committee on Criminal Justice, where any firearms law reform bills are likely to be given consideration. Click on 'Read More' for complete details. align="right"> Senate President Bill Harris (pictured in a 2005...

Dave Kopel's Presidential candidates on the Second Amendment

By Chad D. Baus On January 15, I examined the early 2008 Presidential contenders and their collective (weak) stance on gun rights. Pro-gun author/ blogger Dave Kopel recently published his own preliminary assessment of some of the people who have been listed as likely or definite candidates, which was published recently at The Volokh Conspiracy . Following is Kopel's preliminary look at some of...

Senate Version Of National Right-To-Carry Bill Introduced

U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) recently introduced S. 388--the Senate version of H.R. 226, a national Right-to-Carry reciprocity bill that would provide national reciprocity for state carry licensees. This legislation would allow any person with a valid carry permit or license issued by a state to carry a concealed firearm in any other state if they meet certain criteria. The bill would not...

Security firm sued in Toledo Jeep plant shooting

By Chad D. Baus Last week, the Toledo Blade reported that an employee who was wounded during a shooting rampage two years ago at DaimlerChrysler AG's Toledo North Assembly plant has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the facility's security firm. From the story: Michael Toney, a manager who was among four workers shot by Myles Meyers, claims that Wackenhut Corp. was negligent in allowing...

Let's Truly Prevent Violent Crime

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 Determining effective solutions to the violence, which threatens our communities requires real honest efforts to keep...

Book Review: ''Thank God I had a Gun''

By Jim Irvine Self defense stories are as unique as the individuals involved. I have read hundreds of such stories and talked personally with many individuals involved in life and death struggles. Most get no media coverage, and the ones that do get covered are generally given only a couple paragraphs that invoke questions, provide few answers and often contain errors caused by the authors...

FRIDAY FLASHBACK!: Your Job Or Your Life

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.... Your Job Or Your...

Op-ed: Gay rights, gun rights cross here

Editor's Note: Self-described "gun bigot" Roberta de Boer accepted an invitation to a Toledo firing range. She may not have come away a convert (yet?), but personal interactions like these with uninformed journalists are important, and we hope they occur more in the future. January 21, 2007 By Roberta de Boer We'd been shooting for a while by the time the amiable chatting started up. This was...

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