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Celebrating Independence

"The second day of July, 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and...

Seventy-two killed resisting gun confiscation in Boston

Boston – National Guard units seeking to confiscate a cache of recently banned assault weapons were ambushed on April 19 by elements of a para-military extremist faction. Military and law enforcement sources estimate that 72 were killed and more than 200 injured before government forces were compelled to withdraw. Speaking after the clash, Massachusetts Governor Thomas Gage declared that the...

Op-Ed: Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc - Air Conditioners Cause Rapes

I was reminded of an old criminologists' inside joke when recent news reports announced that global warming will lead to higher crime rates (which is odd since crime in America has been in a two decade decline while global temperatures have crept upwards). Long ago someone noticed that more rapes occurred during the summer months, and also noticed people ran their air conditioners during the...

Family Values: Adolfo's first trip to the range with father and older brother

As a parent I am continuously amazed on how my young children remind me of what's really important in life. I can still recall the first time my father and my grandfather took me shooting at the family farm. To this day I can recall every single detail of my father's lessons on gun safety, the responsibility of handling a loaded firearm and basic shooting techniques. As I recall that day, it...

BOOK REVIEW: American Gun - A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms

When it comes to my experience with guns, I seem to do things in the reverse of many people. I didn't grow up around guns, but became familiar with them as a young adult. While many become familiar with firearms through hunting, my own experience started with a desire for self-protection. Which, of course, means that while many begin shooting long-guns and eventually get around to handguns, I...

Ohio Benefits from Spending by Target Shooters

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation has released a major new report about the importance of target shooting activities to the economies of Ohio and the nation. NSSF is the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry. The report, Target Shooting in America: Millions of Shooters, Billions of Dollars , was released [January 15, 2014] in...

Buckeye Firearms Association hosts event to educate lawmakers and media on noise suppressors

On Monday, February 3, 2014, Buckeye Firearms Association hosted an event to help educate lawmakers on the benefits of noise suppressors, and to help bust the Hollywood myth that suppressed guns are so silent they could help criminals "sneak around undetected." The lawmakers attended the fact-finding event in order to become better educated in advance of a vote on House Bill 234 (Allow Noise...

Thoughts on hunter safety in the wake of tragedy

Editor's Note: The following article was published at MyDailySentinel.com . Republished with permission of the author. As a volunteer hunter education instructor here in Ohio since the mid 1990's, I have closely watched the news surrounding the unresolved shooting of Larry Bradley, 45, of Bidwell on the opening day of this past Ohio's deer gun season, apparently by another deer hunter who has not...

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