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Buckeye Firearms Association leader Sean Maloney honored by Ohio House of Representatives

Sean Maloney, member of the leadership team with Buckeye Firearms Association, was recently presented the NRA-ILA's "Jay M. Littlefield Volunteer of the Year Award" at the National Rifle Association's Board of Directors meeting held in Arlington, VA. Sean was further honored Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the Ohio Statehouse, when presented House Resolution No. 197 by Representatives Conditt, Combs,...

Buckeye Firearms Foundation lawsuit yields more positive results: OGCA returns to Cleveland's I-X Center after nearly ten years

by Jim Irvine The Ohio Gun Collector's Association (OGCA) returned to the I-X Center in Cleveland on October 15-16, 2011, for their first event in almost 10 years. The huge crowds that packed the show Saturday made it obvious that they had been missed. As is typical, the show was less crowded on Sunday, but a vendor I bought some supplies from indicated he was actually selling more on Sunday than...

Donations needed for 2012 Bash auction!

In February, we'll hold our 2012 Buckeye Bash at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Dublin, Ohio. This year's fundraiser promises to be our biggest ever and will take place during the nation's very first 2nd Amendment Convention! We're looking for donations for our live and silent auction, including guns, holsters, optics, lights, tools, cleaning kits, range gear, eye or hearing protection, knives, gun...

New York Times – One Strike and You’re Out for Gun Rights

by Ken Hanson, Esq. Michael Luo of The New York Times has published another article in his continuing series of articles examining the restoration of firearm rights to those convicted of disqualifying crimes. From the article : Ken Hanson, legislative chairman of the Buckeye Firearms Coalition, argued that felons should be able to reclaim their gun rights just as they can other civil rights. "If...

Exposé on grassroots gun rights activism in Ohio funded by the anti-gun Joyce Foundation, but did they get what they hoped for?

by Chad D. Baus The Chicago-based Joyce Foundation has been the primary source of funds for anti-gun rights groups for at least a decade. The Foundation, for which Barack Obama once served as a board member, has funneled millions upon millions of dollars into groups such as the Violence Policy Center (over $3.6 million since 2005), Mayors Against Illegal Guns (over $1.6 million since 2006), the...

Chairman's notes from the 26th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC)

by Jim Irvine The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) held their 26th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC) in Chicago this year. I have missed the last few events and was excited to attend this year's conference. I'm not sure how many I have attended, but for me, this was the best. Many criticized going and spending money in Chicago, Illinois, which is enemy territory for gun owners. Illinois...

Ohio Gun Collectors Association donates $3000 to Buckeye Firearms Foundation

by Larry S. Moore The Ohio Gun Collectors Association ( ) (OGCA) is the largest gun collecting association in the world. They are also second to none in the promotion and protection of our Second Amendment rights. The OGCA recently continued this tradition by presenting checks to the Butler County Sportsmen Club and the Buckeye Firearms Association. Jim Tekavec, OGCA; Larry Moore...

Buckeye Firearms Association Chairman Jim Irvine interviewed for 30 minute PBS documentary "Guns N' Pubs"

Watch the full episode . See more Western Reserve Public Media Specials. A related blog post from reporter Jody Miller, who decided to obtain her CHL in preparation for this show, is available here . From the article:


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