Is the OhioGOP (finally) getting the message from gun owners?

By Chad D. Baus On August 17, 2005, as a second conservative Republican announced his intention to contest the anti-gun Senator Mike DeWine in the GOP primary, a story in the Cincinnati Enquirer quoted OhioGOP spokesperson Jason Mauk as saying his party's commitment to the liberal DeWine remained solid: Jason Mauk, political director at the Ohio Republican Party, said the party is confident that...

Republicans choose Faber to replace Jordan

On December 4, The Hannah Report noted that the Ohio Senate Republican Caucus screening committee recommended Rep. Keith Faber (a three-time endorsee of this political action committee)) to fill the 12th Senate District seat being vacated by Sen. Jim Jordan, who was elected in November to U.S. Congress. From the story: Faber was one of six candidates who interviewed for the spot, including Rep...

The letter the Cleveland Plain Dealer refused to print

Editor's note: The Cleveland Plain Dealer has printed several front page stories about firearms, all with factual errors. The following was submitted to as a letter to the editor, but they chose not to allow this correct information in their paper. They have continued to show their bias by citing anti-gun sources, but refusing to cite information from sources that are actually knowledgeable with...

CCRKBA Applauds Ohio House Override, Urges Gun Owners to Call Senators

NEWS RELEASE December 7, 2006 BELLEVUE, WA - The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today congratulated the Ohio House of Representatives for their courageous 71-21 vote to override the veto of concealed carry reform legislation by Gov. Bob Taft. CCRKBA Executive Director Joe Waldron immediately urged Buckeye State gun owners to start calling their state senators to let them...

OH Supremes: Cincinnati gun ban ''not in conflict'' with state law

Decision regrettable but not unexpected Buckeye Firearms Association announced today that they regret the Ohio Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in the Cincinnati vs. Baskin case, upholding that city’s assault weapon ban. However, the decision was not unexpected and the preemption language in H.B. 347 addresses every one of the Court’s criteria as set forth in the Baskin opinion. The reason the...

Democrats shedding pro-gun mantle already?

By Ken Hanson The vote totals from November are not even official in all races yet and a few Ohio Democrats are already giving gun owners reason to question their commitment to firearm rights. This past November, Democrats took control of statewide offices due, in part, to finally running pro-gun candidates. In fact, the two statewide races considered upsets, Attorney General and State Auditor,...

Media Access Loophole fix eviscerated in Senate committee

By Chad D. Baus Since April 2005, this political action committee has been documenting legislative attempts to remove Bob Taft's ridiculous media access loophole, which calls concealed handgun license records private but gives journalists access to the private, personal information of license-holders. The first attempt involved Rep. Bill Seitz, who tabled a proposal to modify House Bill 9, the...

FRIDAY FLASHBACK!: Making a difference in STATE politics

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.... Making a difference...

Pages

Subscribe to our FREE Newsletter

Get weekly news and instant alerts on the latest laws and politics that affect your gun rights. Enjoy cutting-edge commentary. Be among the first to hear about gun raffles, firearms training, and special events. Read more.

We respect your privacy and your email address will be kept confidential.

Mission

Buckeye Firearms Association is a grassroots organization dedicated to defending and advancing the right of citizens to own and use firearms for all legal activities, including self-defense, hunting, competition, and recreation. Read more.

JOIN