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Cleveland City Councilman Eugene Miller hosts “Stand Your Ground!” a firearm safety discussion for residents of Ward 10

Cleveland City Councilman Eugene Miller invites residents to attend a special community meeting to discuss firearm safety on Thursday, Oct. 3. The discussion, "Stand Your Ground!" will feature Jim Irvine from Buckeye Firearms to share information and answer residents' questions on firearms, safety and gun laws. "Guns and gun safety is a conversation every household in Cleveland should have,” said...

VIDEO: "Stand Your Ground" Town Hall featuring BFA's Ken Hanson

by Chad D. Baus On Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Buckeye Firearms Association Legislative Chair Ken Hanson participated in a Columbus WSYX ABC 6 "Your Voice, Your Future" town hall meeting about House Bill 203, and so-called "Stand Your Ground" laws. Everyone in attendance was able to voice their opinions via special instant polls.

Colorado sends a message to politicians: Vote against your constituents, and your constituents will vote against you

by Jim Irvine After very hard-fought, highly-contested recall races in Colorado, which saw hundreds of thousands of dollars from out of state, the votes are counted. Two anti-gun, anti-freedom, anti-self-defense Democrats who voted to trample on individual rights and support a radical agenda being pushed by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg have been voted out of office. The importance of these...

One of these news reports is not like the others... Columbus ABC buries news of Bloomberg anti-gun group's failed rally

by Chad D. Baus Last week, Buckeye Firearms Association volunteers made national news after they succeeded in out-numbering a tiny rally (mostly-paid staffers) organized by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns. The turn of events was covered by everyone from the Washington times to, all of whom noted the fact that MAIG produced a tiny turnout, with BFA...

Op-Ed: How to keep gun rights for the long term

Editor's Note: The following op-ed, which can be read in its entirety at, was written by Buckeye Firearms Foundation Board of Directors member Gerard Valentino. Students of history and pro-gun advocates know that every case of genocide or political oppression was preceded by the confiscation of privately owned firearms. We also know that it wasn't the immortal words Thomas...

As Colorado prepares to vote on recalling two anti-gun politicians, NYC Mayor Bloomberg (and BFA!) joins the fight

Editor's Note: As you will read below, New York City Mayor Bloomberg's anti-gun rights group keeps meddling in other states, and we're going to face them head on - right here in Ohio , and also in Colorado . Buckeye Firearms Association's Sean Maloney, Ken Hanson and Linda Walker are headed to Colorado to join this fight. We'll spend a tiny fraction of what Bloomberg and his allies have, but we'...

Lucky man from Dayton wins 3-Gun EDC Raffle

Buckeye Firearms Association's roots go back when Ohio was fighting to get legal concealed carry. BFA made a name for itself as the "CCW" organization and concealed carry advocates remain our strongest supporters. So it's no surprise that a raffle with 3 different carry guns would sell 1,000 tickets within hours. And it's certainly no surprise that Scott of Dayton would have such a big smile on...

Headline: Black Legislative Caucus Circulates Petition To Stop Stand Your Ground Bill

by Chad D. Baus Despite nationally publicized proof that blacks benefit from Florida 'Stand Your Ground' law at disproportionate rate , Columbus' WBNS (CBS Columbus) is reporting that the Legislative Black Caucus is circulating petitions to keep a Stand Your Ground law from being adopted here in Ohio. From the report : "I think it's absolutely dangerous to have to elevate it to Stand Your Ground...


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