Gun Grabbers

AARP supports keeping seniors defenseless

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) admits that criminal gun violence is making many of it's urban members "prisoners in their own homes". Their answer to members who would wish to carry a concealed firearm for self-defense? While they offer a lot of Clintonian (or should we say Taftonian?) rhetoric about supporting citizens' right to own firearms, their legislative answer is to...

Toledo: Disarmed (smoke-free) citizens, well-armed criminals

Toledo, Ohio is one of the most difficult places in the state to own a firearm. At least, for law-abiding citizens... The following headlines all appeared in the August 27 issue of the Toledo Blade: 2 holdups reported at convenience stores Two convenience stores in northwest Toledo were robbed late Monday, and the culprits fled with an undisclosed amount of money in both cases. Gunman wearing wig...

Two Ohio newspapers join gun control extremists; OFCC wants loophole closed too

The "Million" Mom March, which is a front for the Brady Campaign, which is a front for Handgun Control Inc., has announced that two Ohio newspapers have decided to "stop running classified ads for handguns or assault weapons, except from federally licensed firearms dealers who must make sure a background check is done on the buyer." The Sandusky Register and Willoughby News-Herald have decided...

Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence promoting ''Safety'' Conference

We're pretty sure Eddie Eagle was not invited to this seminar. We're also pretty sure attendees will not be taught the REAL way to protect kids from accidental injuries with firearms: "If you see a gun - Stop! Don't Touch! Leave the Area. Tell an Adult." If you're interested in attending this conference, we recommend spending some time at www.dslg.org (Doctors For Sensible Gun Laws) and go...

Why isn't the OSHP lobbying to get CARS off the highways?

July 31, 2003 Coshocton Tribune Coshocton man enters guilty plea in road rage case ZANESVILLE -- A Coshocton man arrested earlier this year on allegations that he intentionally crashed his car into other motorists on Ohio 16 entered a guilty plea to amended charges. Matthew Johnson, 20, of North Whitewoman Street, was found guilty of two counts of attempted felonious assault, two counts of...

Anti-self defense extremists plead with Taft: ''Keep your promise''

In case you had any doubts, Ohio's anti-self-defense extremists are not resting until the General Assembly returns from summer break. According to a recent email alert from them, they are creating yet another align="right"> deceptive name for themselves, and have launched a new web-based service to spit out form letters urging citizens to encourage Governor Taft to drop his "support" for House...

Four for Four: Youngstown ''assault weapons'' ban defeated. BUT...

As we first told you in December , a fourth attempt to ban so-called "assault weapons" is underway in Youngstown. OFCC's Mahoning County Coordinator, Rick Kaleda, has just sent us the following update (click on the "Read More...: link below): ----- Original Message ----- From: Rick Kaleda Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2003 8:53 PM Subject: Youngstown AW ban DEFEATED. . . BUT . In a surprising move,...

Dispatch: 130+ years of anti-self-defense rhetoric

‘Dispatch’ amazingly consistent on issue Wednesday, July 09, 2003 I recently came upon a passage that appeared in the very first issue of The Dispatch on July 1, 1871, then known as The Daily Dispatch, that is astonishing: "Nothing can be more absurd than the carrying of concealed weapons in a civilized community without a special purpose, and that in times of tranquility is simply criminal. But...

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