Posts tagged: Buckeye Firearms Association
"Today marks the 10-year anniversary of licensed concealed carry in Ohio. According to the end-of-year report prepared by the Ohio attorney general in December, more than 408,000 Ohioans are carrying concealed-carry licenses. To put this into perspective, at least 1 in 20 Buckeyes over age 21 have concealed-carry licenses."
Just in case you haven’t been following the BFA “Boots on the Ground in Colorado” daily updates here’s a post by my favorite pro-2nd Amendment attorney:
September 3, 6:57pm EST:
Freedom Fighter’s Diary, day 2 (by Ken Hanson)
My area of operations is Pueblo, Colorado. “Pueblo” is Spanish for “Bet you didn’t think it could be this blazing hot at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.” I awoke to a bracing, nutritious breakfast provided by the Springhill of Marriot hostel. I immediately set out to make contact with the local underground resistance freedom fighters.
Based upon prior intel, I set out for the Pueblo Freedom and Rights Center.
Upon arrival, I warmly greeted my fellow freedom fighters and introduced myself as a volunteer from Buckeye Firearms Association, air-dropped in to help fight the recall election battle. The local freedom fighters were momentarily overwhelmed. Finally, one of them spoke up.
"What the hell is a ‘Buckeye?’"
Sensing their obvious confusion, I replied:
A Buckeye is a hardwood fruit tree commonly named the Ohio Buckeye. The seed of the fruit is a hard shelled, dense, pretty poisonous orb about a half inch in diameter. A Buckeye is also a candy treat consisting of peanut butter mixed with confectioner’s sugar and dipped almost, but not quite entirely, into molten chocolate in order to resemble the seed of this Ohio Buckeye tree. This candy treat is served almost always during NCAA football season and near Christmas. Given how closely associated Ohio is with the Buckeye, we typically call any Ohio organization ‘Buckeye’ versus ‘Ohio.’
The questioner continued, “So, you are from Ohio, and you claim to be here to work on the recall campaigns?” Without hesitation, I stared him in the eye and said “Yes sir, Buckeye Firearms has sent three of us here to assist in any way possible.”
Still confused, the local resistance movement consulted for a few moments, and then the same questioner asked “And Ohio people deliberately make a candy treat that resembles a poisonous tree nut?” I saw my opening, “No sir, that would be crazy. The Buckeye is a semi-poisonous fruit-tree seed, not a tree nut. And the candy treat is almost always next to a green bean casserole to set it apart from the deadly fruit tree seed.”
The freedom fighters retired to deliberate upon my response. After about 10 minutes, they came back. “So, seriously, some group from Ohio, named after a slightly deadly seed or nut, has flown three of you out here to help us fight for the recall campaigns?”
"Yes sir, because our group believes, no matter when, where or how, it is a sacred obligation to kick Mayor Bloomberg in the balls at every opportunity."
I could see I had earned their trust.
> more here »» http://www.buckeyefirearms.org/node/9085
The Dispatch is infamously anti-Second Amendment.
I am half surprised that they actually printed Mr. Lott’s response at all.
Wow. What a surprise.
Buckeye Firearms Association Leaders were on hand Thursday, June 30, for the signing ofSenate Bill 17 (Ohio’s Restaurant & Car Carry Rules Fix law) and House Bill 54 (Restoration of Rights), by Republican Governor John Kasich…
…It is vitally important that gun owners realize that the changes that were signed into law today will not become effective for 90 days. We have placed a clock on our web site at BuckeyeFirearms.org that will count down to the effective date.
When Democrat Matt Lundy needed gun owners’ votes, he told them what they wanted to hear. But now in office, he is not honoring his promises.
When it came time for the committee (he sits on) to vote, he introduced three poison pill amendments, including one to make the names of concealed handgun license holders public record.