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NBC Dayton: Buckeye Firearms Association's Joe Eaton explains Castle Doctrine in wake of home invasion

by Chad D. Baus In the wake of yet another home invasion in which the victim was able to defend himself with a firearm, Dayton's NBC affiliate gave Buckeye Firearms Association's Joe Eaton the opportunity to explain Ohio's law on self-defense, also known as Castle Doctrine.

"I'd like to start a pro-gun organization like BFA in my state" - A How-To Guide

by Joe Eaton "I would like to know how you started the association, because our state could use such an association." "We need an organization such as the BFA for WA. can you give me any pointers on starting such an organization?" "Do you know if there is a similar organization to BFA in Michigan?" "This a great site is there something like this for Connecticut people?" As a volunteer for Buckeye...

Professionals needed for Public Relations and Web Design

Buckeye Firearms Association is looking for experienced and highly-skilled professionals to help with Public Relations and Website Design on a freelance basis. Please read the following requirements carefully: Public Relations: Individual or small firm with 5+ years proven public relations experience. Skills must include writing and placing news releases, promoting events, and media relations on...

America's first annual Second Amendment Conference and Expo comes to Dublin, Ohio

The first annual Second Amendment Freedom Conference will be held Saturday and Sunday, February 11-12, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Dublin Hotel. This event will provide information, education, and resources for handgun owners, concealed carry license holders, and personal protection advocates. A full slate of handgun and self-defense speakers will be presenting over the two days, including...

The 10 Most-Read Articles in 2011

Have you ever noticed the red number that appears at the end of every page on this website? That number shows how many "reads" the article has, a fairly accurate reflection of the article's popularity. As we say goodbye to 2011, we can't help but reflect on what news stories most interested people, what topics most angered or inspired our readers. Here are the 10 most-read stories on this website...

2011 - The Year In Review

By Chad D. Baus While there is far too much to cover in a single article, we reflect on some of the important events of 2011. January: The year begins with a chorus of media editorials cheering the death of Senate Bill 239, the restaurant and car carry bill that was killed at the hands of then-Speaker Armond Budish (D), who broke a promise to gun owners and refused to call the legislature back...

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...

Buckeye Firearms' Chairman Jim Irvine interviewed on KPCC Los Angeles re: NYT investigation on restoration of firearm rights

On November 17, 2011, following the publication of a New York Times' investigation of firearms rights restoration which included a quote from Buckeye Firearms Association Legislative Chair Ken Hanson, BFA Chair Jim Irvine was invited to discuss the article with Times reporter Michael Luo and Adam Winkler, constitutional law professor at UCLA, live on KPCC 89.3 FM in Los Angeles. Listen online...


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