National Politics

MAIG Coordinators Paid as City Employees, Saves Gun-Hater’s Money

Editor's Note - Last Friday, Buckeye Firearms Association broke the news that anti-gun Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman is mailing invitations to join Mayors Against Illegal Guns on official letterhead. The rabbit hole, it appears, goes far, far deeper. The following op-ed originally appeared on the author's blog, . Republished with permission. by Sean Caranna Here's a great way to...

Stand Your Ground against reckless journalists and mayors

Editor's Note: The following article was written in response to an op-ed by E.J. Dionne published in The Washington Post under the title "Why the NRA pushes stand your ground." It was also published around the country in other publications, including the Greene County (OH) Dailies under the title "Stand ground against guns - Reckless politicians fail to act after Trayvon killing." by Larry S...

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...

Another GOP Presidential wanna-be flip-flops on guns

By Chad D. Baus Last month, I asked the nation's gun owners if they were willing to be Mitt Romney's cheap date - if they were willing to forget his years of anti-gun philandering and buy into his election-season pandering. "Is it just me," I asked, "or is it incredibly insulting every time a politician expects America's hunters, sportsmen, concealed handgun license-holders and gun owners to fall...

Is anti-gun Brady Campaign's DeWine endorsement MEANT to help him lose?

By Chad D. Baus (UPDATE: This commentary has been published at ) Since national politics are filled with conspiracy theories these days, I would like to offer up one more theory for them to chew on: Republican Senator Mike DeWine was given an endorsement by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence (formerly Handgun Control Inc.) out of a desire for gun controllers to see him lose on...

Senator Mike DeWine makes exclusive Top-10 Anti-Gun US Senator List

Human Events Online, the National Conservative Weekly, has two new Top 10 lists. They are the Top 10 anti-gun US Senators and U.S. Congressmen . Fortunately, none of Ohio congressmen or women made the top 10 list for the US House of Representatives. On the other hand, many Ohioans will not be surprised to learn that Senator Mike DeWine appears on the list of US Senators . Perhaps the only...


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