Gun Grabbers

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.

Obama Administration Signs United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

CONTACT YOUR SENATORS TODAY AND ASK THEM TO OPPOSE THE U.N. ARMS TRADE TREATY Today, Secretary of State John Kerry signed the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty on behalf of the Obama administration. The National Rifle Association strongly opposes this treaty, which is a clear violation of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. "The Obama administration is once again demonstrating its...

Guns in classrooms – the truth about Georgia, Ohio, and your school

by Jim Irvine In her recent article, " Keep the guns out of my classroom " The (UK) Guardian 's Ashley Lauren Samsa (a public school teacher from suburban Chicago) makes some good points, but she also confuses the issue with many flawed observations. Samsa states that, "Many believe teachers should be armed...whether they want to or not." Although she links to a Huffington Post article with this...

Josh Horowitz's anti-gun rights rhetoric: What a Difference a Year Makes

With apologies to the late, great Dinah Washington, who popularized María Graver's fine song, What a Difference a Day Makes, we marvel at what a difference a year has made for Josh Horwitz, of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, formerly known as the National Coalition to Ban Handguns. Last year, Horwitz told Sally Sara, an Australian reporter for ABC News, "I think the proliferation of firearms...

Op-Ed: The Death of Gun Control

Why the recall of two Colorado legislators is a major setback for gun-safety advocates nationally by Molly Ball Ever since the Senate voted down gun-control legislation in April, some advocates have remained convinced there was still hope. As of Tuesday, [September 10,] that hope is officially dead. On Tuesday, two Colorado state senators, both Democrats, were recalled by voters for their votes...

Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Obama administration’s attempts to whittle away our rights

by Chris Knox and Jeff Knox Taking advantage of the media attention around the swearing-in of B. Todd Jones as the new Director of ATF, the Obama administration announced two Executive Actions aimed at appeasing gun control groups and asserting executive authority. Ostensibly intended to "curb gun violence," the measures are even more unlikely to have an impact on crime, suicide, or accidents...

Ohio Cities Slow to Comply With State Gun Laws

by Jesse Hathaway Numerous Ohio cities including Westerville and Oberlin have gun laws on the books conflicting with House Bill 347 (HB 347), which was introduced in 2005 and gave the state government sole regulatory authority over gun laws in the Buckeye State starting in March 2007. Ohio Revised Code (ORC) section 9.68, instituted by HB 347, provides for "uniform laws throughout the state...

Poll: Only 33% Think Stricter Gun Laws Might Have Prevented Navy Yard Shooting

by Chad D. Baus A new poll has found that, despite the latest mass shooting by a mentally-ill person at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, support for more gun control has fallen to its lowest level in over a year. According to the poll, most Americans don't think tougher gun control would have prevented this week's killings anyway. From Rasmussen Reports : Just 33% of American Adults believe it...


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