We warned them: City of Cleveland gun control laws struck down; untold tax dollars wasted

Cleveland.com is reporting that the Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals has declared that a Cleveland gun offender registry and several gun regulations first proposed by Mayor Frank Jackson in 2014 , and passed by city council in 2015 are unconstitutional. A lower court had already struck down other parts of the law last year. The Eight District decision comes less than three years after...

Research: Proportion of American Hunters Who Say They Hunt Mostly for the Meat Continues to Grow

Harrisonburg, VA – Survey research shows that American hunters most often name the meat as their most important reason for hunting, and that the percentage of hunters who hunt mainly for the meat continues to grow. Responsive Management, which has tracked hunting participation for almost three decades, recently released the latest results of a survey question put to U.S. hunters since 2008. Asked...

Bloomberg Reemerges to Shower Cash on Antigun Causes

In 2014, Billionaire Michael Bloomberg pledged $50 million to “take on the NRA.” Three years later, America’s embrace of Second Amendment rights is as strong as ever, and pro-gun sentiments dominate both chambers of Congress, the White House, and the bulk of state legislatures and governor’s mansions. A Politico article published [recently], however, reports the former New York City mayor is...

Ohio's Cedarville University nears decision on campus carry

According to a statement released by Cedarville University, a decision on whether to allow concealed carry on the campus is expected to be made in May. The Board of Trustees took up the proposal after students and faculty expressed support through a campus survey and town hall meeting. From coverage in Cedars , the campus newspaper: Cedars conducted a student-wide survey to see how students felt...

Tuscarawas Village Council votes to allow concealed carry on village-owned properties

In coverage of a local village council meeting, the (New Philadelphia) Times Reporter noted passage of an ordinance which authorizes individuals who possess a valid Ohio concealed handgun license to carry concealed firearms into village-owned properties (excluding the library building). According to the article, the issue passed on the third reading, with Councilwoman Marie Abbuhl casting the...

Having a "Blast" at Tactical Defense Institute

Handgun enthusiasts joined the leadership of the Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) recently for a fun and educational fundraiser at Tactical Defense Institute (TDI) in West Union, OH. The Range Safety Officers and instructors from Tactical Defense Institute and the Izaak Walton Tallawanda Chapter volunteered their time. John Benner, who operates TDI, donated the use of the facility for the day...

8 Spring Turkey Hunting Tips for You and Your Shotgun

(Image source: FreeImages.com/yousif waleed) In the southern United States, the spring season for turkey is well under way with those in the north lasting all the way until early June. While they aren’t the brightest game in the wilderness, gobblers and hens can be tricky prey and are never a sure thing. As with most things, the best advice you can have is to know your target and know yourself...

Another proactive Ohio school board approves arming staff members

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that another Ohio board of education has formally approved allowing some employees to possess firearms on school premises and in designated school safety zones. According to the article, the new policy, enacted by the Indian Valley Board of Education in northeastern Ohio, will go into effect this fall. Several nearby districts already allow armed staff members...

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