ATF Form 4473 Firearms Transaction Record Has Been Revised 2016-2017

U.S.A. –( Ammoland.com )- ATF Form 4473, Firearms Transaction Record (Form 4473) has been revised. This article highlights the significant changes to the form. It is highly suggested that you review the entire revised form including all of the Notices, Instructions, and Definitions. All Federal firearms licensees (FFLs) must begin using this form on January 16, 2017. After that date, you may no...

The Myth of the Monolithic Gun Culture

From our friends at Second Call Defense ... It would be nice to think that we gun owners are a culture - that we share certain core values; that we can be counted upon to support each other; that our motives and actions would be universally understood among "our kind." But, as we repeatedly explain to those opposed to gun ownership, a gun is just a tool. And possession of an inanimate object does...

Merry Christmas from Buckeye Firearms Association

Merry Christmas to one and all from all of us at Buckeye Firearms Association. Our best gift is the friendship and support given by each of you throughout the year. As we reflect on the year's passing, we count our many blessings, remember our losses, and give thanks for those who helped us through it all. We each need to take time to appreciate our friends and family during this special time of...

Some Ohio universities announce they'll continue to have unarmed students to be preyed upon

In the wake of passage of legislation which will allow colleges and universities in Ohio the choice of whether to allow concealed carry on their campuses, several Ohio colleges have already announced to would-be attackers that they will not face the threat of armed response from their intended victims. Officials from Wright State , Ohio State , Bowling Green and the University of Toledo have...

Making the Decision to Carry a Concealed Handgun

From our friends at Second Call Defense ... Like most of you reading this, I made the decision to carry a firearm after a long period of contemplation and forethought. Owning and carrying a firearm for personal protection is not a light decision. No one in my family while growing up even considered carrying, partly because it wasn’t a right that was as easily exercised then and partly ... well...

What we can learn from the OSU terrorist attack

On November 28, an Islamic terrorist attacked students at the Ohio State University using both his vehicle and a butcher knife. Eleven students were injured. Fortunately none were killed. If you haven't heard about the attack, check out this article for a brief summary. The terrorist drove his car over the curb and struck six students who were outside a classroom after evacuating from a fire...

Overview of changes to Ohio concealed carry law passed in SB 199

SB 199 has been signed into law by Governor Kasich. It will take effect 91 days after it is enrolled, which is likely to be on or about March 20, 2017. We will have updates leading up to the date new law takes effect, but here is an overview of what passed. Much of what became SB 199 was contained in HB 48 for most of the last two years. The Senate made changes to the bill which the House did not...

Gov. Kasich signs SB 199 into law

[Editor's Note: This article was updated as additional information became available.] Buckeye Firearms Association is pleased to report that Governor Kasich has signed Senator Joe Uecker's Amended Substitute Senate Bill 199 into law. In addition to changes originally proposed by Sen. Uecker, SB 199 (Active Duty Armed Forces Concealed Carry/ Handgun Transfer) was amended to make a number of...

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