Ohio Supreme Court won't hear Beatty appeal

The Toledo Blade is reporting that the Ohio Supreme Court voted 5-2 (Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton and Justice Judith Ann Lanzinger dissenting) against hearing the appeal of Bruce Beatty, who was convicted of carrying a concealed handgun into Toledo's Ottawa Park in protest of a city ordinance. From the story: The move upholds lower-court rulings that Toledo's prohibition on firearms in public...

Report: Conservation Group, Unions Joining Forces

By Larry S. Moore On January 16, the Washington Post reported 20 labor unions with nearly 5 million members are joining forces with a Republican-leaning umbrella group of conservationists -- the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership -- to put pressure on Congress and the Bush administration. From the story: The Union Sportsman's Alliance, to be rolled out in Washington on Tuesday after...

Firearms auction

This Saturday, January 27, 2007 Garner Auction Center in Carrollton, Ohio will auction off over 300 firearms. Whether you are interested in pistols, revolvers, rifles or shotguns, there is something for you. Most are used, but some are new in original box. There are even a few knives and other accessories to be sold. Auctions generally have a large variety of items. They come in different types...

Buckeye State police chief: Brady gun shop campaign a ''witch hunt''

Cincinnati's 9News (WCPO.com) is reporting that the owner of a local gun shop in North College Hill, under attack by out-of-state anti-gun extremists, is speaking out to defend his business. And he's not the only one. Click on 'Read More' for the story. From the story: Costello's Gun Shop in North College Hill is listed in a crime prevention report as an example of a place conducting shady...

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 all worthy of mention. What follows is our review of headlines from around the state though a pro-gun rights lens. From another robbery at a CPZ (Criminal Protection Zone) to some poachers getting busted, these articles should be a part...

Good news-bad news Cleveland Plain Dealer headlines

By Chad D. Baus Over the past weekend, the Cleveland Plain Dealer published two headlines that should catch the attention of pro-gun Ohioans. One offers good news, and the other offers equally bad news. First, the good news: Plain Dealer editor [Doug Clifton' retiring; led paper to Pulitzer in '05 Douglas C. Clifton, editor of The Plain Dealer for nearly eight years and the man credited with...

The Uninvited Ombudsman Report - No. 23

Taken from this week’s “Page Nine” Alan Korwin’s “The uninvited Ombudsman Report” 1- Marksmanship For Novices -- The lamestream media told you: Nothing. Absolutely nothing. The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that: The National Shooting Sports Foundation has a new program to introduce novices to target practice and wholesome American shooting sports, with classroom and range time. Arizona will...

Did media list of gun owners put these 20 guns on the street?

By Chad D. Baus The Toledo Blade is reporting that detectives for the Lucas County Sheriff's office are searching for the person or people who took a safe containing about 20 weapons last week from a Spencer Township home. From the story: Sheriff’s deputies were called to the home of Keith and Mary Tucker at 9627 Dorr St. about 12:20 p.m. Thursday on a report of a residential burglary. The...

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