BFA News

REMINDER: Vote TODAY in the Buckeye State!

Tuesday, May 4 is Election Day in Ohio! Because voter turnout in primary elections is historically quite low, die-hard gun owners who Vote Freedom First are able to have an even bigger impact on election results. When one considers that the number of hunters, sportsmen, CHL-holders, NRA members, Buckeye Firearms Association donors and Second Amendment supporters in Ohio approaches 1 million...

Buckeye Firearms Association leaders to speak at Second Amendment Town Hall

The Dublin Republican Club of Northwest Columbus is sponsoring a Second Amendment Town Hall meeting, to be held on April 28 in Dublin, OH. Guest speakers include Col. Danny Bubp, a State Representative from the 88th District; Linda Walker, Buckeye Firearms Association Central Ohio Chair and winner of the NRA's Sybil Ludington Women's Freedom Award; Ken Hanson, Buckeye Firearms Association...

Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Restore Gun Ownership Right to Ohio Citizens

Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) has announced that a bill to restore gun ownership rights has been introduced in the Ohio Senate. Senator Jason Wilson (D-Columbia) introduced SB247 to align Ohio law with federal statutes regarding the restoration of rights to Ohio firearms purchasers. The bill is co-sponsored by Sens. Niehaus, Cafaro, Grendell, Buehrer, Coughlin and Seitz. Due to a U.S...

Ohio Second Amendment March a complete success

Several hundred Ohioans who share a passion for gun rights advocacy, but who knew they would be unable to make the journey to our nation's capital on April 19 for the Second Amendment March , gathered at our state capitol in Columbus this past weekend to voice their support for pending concealed carry reform legislation. Video snippets from Saturday's march: It's not too late to get your bus...

Buckeye Firearms Association 2010 Primary Candidate Grades & Endorsements

Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) is proud to announce endorsements for a host of local, statewide and federal offices in the May 4 primaries. Click here to view BFA's 2010 Primary grades and endorsements. DOWNLOAD the voter guide! Print and distribute to your friends and family! Help spread the word and encourage people to vote their gun rights freedoms first!

Buckeye Firearms Association announces new system of grading candidates for 2010; Absentee voting begins today

Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) is proud to announce endorsements for a host of local, statewide and federal offices in the May 4 primaries. As a political action committee, BFA has been issuing endorsements in every election season for the past eight years. New for 2010 is the BFA grading system. Through a system of weighing candidate surveys and voting records (where applicable), candidates...

Buckeye Firearms Association announces endorsement of Jon Husted for GOP nominee for Secretary of State

Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) is proud to announce our endorsement of Jon Husted in the Republican primary for Secretary of State. Jon Husted has a 100% voting record with us during his time in the legislature, including State Representative, State Senator and Speaker of the House. He is one of the few political candidates to have earned an "A+" rating from the BFA this year.

Senate committee hears testimony on SB239 (Restaurant Carry & Car Carry Rules Fix)

Buckeye Firearms Association leaders were on hand Tuesday at a Senate Judiciary on Criminal Justice Committee hearing. The committee is chaired by Sen. Tim Grendell (R-18), heard sponsor and proponent testimony on Senate Bill 239 , which seeks to allow citizens who hold a valid concealed handgun license (CHL) to carry a firearm in restaurants, and to reduce burdensome restrictions regarding how a...


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