BFA News

Buckeye Firearms Association submits correction request to Ohio Republican Party

The Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) has asked the Ohio Republican Party (ORP) to issue a correction to a press release published on the party's website March 24. The release, entitled " Yost Endorsed by Buckeye Firearms for Auditor of State ", failed to report that Yost and his primary opponent Rep. Seth Morgan, both received endorsements. "In failing to make that important distinction, it...

Buckeye Firearms Association announces co-endorsement of Morgan and Yost for GOP nominee for Auditor of State

The race for auditor of state is not typically one which attracts a whole lot of attention, and certainly not in a party primary. But that can't be said for the race for the Republican nomination for auditor in 2010. Mary Taylor is our current auditor. She has a strong pro-gun record as a legislator and served the state well as auditor, but is now running for lieutenant governor on the John...

Early opponents to SB239 singing the same tired song

By Chad D. Baus Many of the usual characters have come out with early opposition to SB239, Ohio's restaurant carry and car carry reform bill . But after years of hearing the same old, tired warnings, and years of experience which prove their predictions false, I'm hopeful their predictably dire warnings, some of which are outlined below, will be given much less attention in the Statehouse this...

Bill introduced to allow guns in restaurants and fix car carry rules

Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) today announced that a bill refining concealed carry statutes has been introduced in the Ohio Senate. The bill is designed to update Ohio's current concealed carry laws to make them more consistent with those in other states. Senator Shannon Jones (R-Springboro) and Senator Tim Schaffer (R- Lancaster) introduced SB239 which will allow citizens who hold a valid...

Buckeye Firearms Association candidate endorsements coming soon

Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) has not yet made any endorsements for any candidates in Ohio. BFA has received many survey responses from candidates for various offices and is in the process of grading surveys and voting records. We will make our decisions carefully and issue our official endorsements soon. The only "endorsement" the PAC has issued this year is for Ken Hanson, our legal Chair...

Buckeye Firearms Association's Ken Hanson & Jim Irvine on Armed American Radio

Buckeye Firearms Association Legislative Chairman Ken Hanson was a guest on the Armed American Radio Network Sunday, March 7 at 8:30 p.m. Ken discussed the McDonald v. City of Chicago oral arguments , as well as his candidacy for NRA Board of Directors with Armed American Radio (AAR) host Mark Walters in conjunction with the United States Concealed Carry Association. Buckeye Firearms Association...

WANTED: People Who Like to Attend Gun Shows

Do you like guns and the camaraderie of gun shows? Are you interested in talking about politics and politicians? Do you have a few weekends free between now and November? If so, here's a unique opportunity! Buckeye Firearms Association needs to recruit several teams of volunteers to work at gun shows from now through the November elections.


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