Gun Grabbers

Scare Tactics: Anti-CCW Reform ads on t.v.

Representative Jim Trakas (R-17), a proven Concealed-Carry Reform supporter who has received OFCC PAC's endorsement, has recently come under attack for his staunch support of the 2nd Amendment and self-defense rights of Ohioans. Televised ads are running in the 17th House District, essentially making the claim that Trakas supports Wild West-type justice and that he wants to make it easier for...

Bloomberg anti-gun group all smoke and mirrors

"What exactly happens when you throw a political rally an no one shows up - except your opposition?" WBNS (CBS Columbus) 10TV's Jim Heath says the question was answered at a rally organized by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG) and President Obama's Organizing For Action (OFA) in Columbus on Friday... Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG) plays a good PR game...

Canton police officer under investigation after concealed carry arrest [UPDATED]

by Chad D. Baus The Canton Repository is reporting that Canton police are investigating an officer for his conduct during a traffic stop in June involving a concealed handgun license holder. The officer's actions were captured on dash cam video, and subsequently posted on YouTube. From the article : "I think it's important for citizens to understand that the behavior demonstrated on the video is...

Six years' hard work: Lawful concealed carry on TARTA buses is finally recognized

Immediately after passage of Ohio's concealed carry law in 2004, the Toledo Area Regional Transportation Agency (TARTA) banned concealed handgun license-holders (CHLs) from their stations and buses , despite Section 9 of the legislation which became Ohio's concealed carry law (House Bill 12) having clearly prohibited such action . Pro-gun activists, including those represented by this political...

Message to Ohio gun owners: Telling the "embarrassing" truth about a Republican could cost you

"I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in a fight. But my friends, my goddamned friends, they're the ones who keep me walking the floor at nights!" - Warren G. Harding For the volunteer leaders at Buckeye Firearms Association, 2010 was one of the more interesting election years in this political action committee's history. While BFA is now and always has been a non-...

Ten Threats To Our Ohio Gun Rights In 2011

by Gerard Valentino In order to defend our rights, we have to know who or what threatens them. While there are actually too many threats to mention, as we have for the past five years, we again seek to list some of the more potent threats to our Ohio gun rights. To some degree, all of the threats that were previously listed are still dangerous to our rights. However, some of those threats have...

Governor-elect Kasich appoints anti-gun Highway Patrol bureaucrat to superintendent position

by Chad D. Baus The Columbus Dispatch reported recently that Governor-elect John Kasich has appointed Maj. John Born to serve as the next superintendent of the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP). The name John Born is quite familiar to pro-gun rights activists who were in the Buckeye State for the fight to pass a shall-issue concealed carry law, and his appointment to the top post in the...

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