May 23, 2022
Gun laws may change more frequently than any other other category of law. Whether it's laws to increase your liberty or laws to infringe your rights, there are always new bills being introduced.
Rob Sexton, BFA Legislative Affairs Director, talks about recent bills to mandate trigger locks, create deadly force brochures, and repeal permitless carry, plus a bill to prevent required liability insurance.
May 16, 2022
Is it time to abolish the ATF? A journalist who has been exposing their flagrant abuse of power says yes. They've gone after bump stocks, suppressors, unfinished receivers, stabilizing braces, and so-called ghost guns. But their latest abuse is shocking.
Lee Williams, chief editor of the SAF's Investigative Journalism Project, reveals how the ATF, under orders from the Biden administration, is using innocent clerical mistakes as an excuse for revoking hundreds of federal firearm licenses and closing legitimate gun dealers.
May 9, 2022
The Heller and McDonald cases affirmed the right to "keep" arms. And now the U.S. Supreme Court is close to ruling on the right to "bear" arms. Once again, Buckeye Firearms Association is part of the action.
BFA legal advisor Ron Lemieux discusses the amicus brief we submitted to the court and how this case could deliver another landmark decision on the Second Amendment.
May 2, 2022
Sometimes it seems as if all government can do is take your money and spend it on stuff you don't want. But here in Ohio, there's a division of government is largely self-funding and dedicated to Sportsmen and the Second Amendment.
Chief Kendra Wecker joins the podcast to talk about the Division of Wildlife and its statewide efforts to protect wildlife, upgrade public shooting ranges, and make sure you can shoot, hunt, fish and enjoy the outdoors.
April 25, 2022
Can one Ohio Democrat overturn permitless carry? Can a nonresident carry permitless in West Virginia? Will a Florida candidate succeed in making it legal for marijuana users to own firearms? What's going on with Ohio's crazy primary election? And will Biden get his second anti gun nominee confirmed as head of the ATF?
BFA Legislative Affairs Director Rob Sexton helps answer these and other questions.
April 11, 2022
More than 52 million Americans participate in the shooting sports. That's far more than popular sports such as football or golf. But to maintain that level of interest, people need to start when they're young.
Aaron Kirkingburg, BFA Board member and range master at Dillon Sportsman Center in Nashport, Ohio, talks about his annual youth shoots and why they're important for the next generation of gun owners and shooters.
April 4, 2022
Permitless carry has been signed into law in Ohio and goes into effect on June 13, 2022. But there are many other pro-gun bills lawmakers have yet to move, including limiting government power in emergencies and dealing with armed school staff.
Rob Sexton, BFA's Legislative Affairs Director, talks about what comes next at the Statehouse. Plus we discuss the crazy battle over election maps and whether hunters are stepping up in the fight for constitutional rights.
March 21, 2022
Ohio has passed a new permitless carry law which goes into effect on Monday, June 13, 2022. It makes Ohio's concealed handgun license optional. But is the licensing system going away? Does it change how you carry in your car? Will it change who can carry, what you can carry, or where you can carry?
Attorney and firearm law expert Sean Maloney answers these and other common questions.
March 15, 2022
Governor Mike DeWine has signed a BFA-supported bill to make Ohio's concealed carry license optional. This makes Ohio the 23rd state to pass permitless or "constitutional" carry. It's a landmark victory in the fight for the right to bear arms.
Buckeye Firearms Association's Legislative Affairs Director Rob Sexton reveals the strategy used to push this bill through the legislative process against all odds and despite a relentless attack from opponents.
March 7, 2022
What we're witnessing in Ukraine is a brutal, real-time demonstration of why gun ownership should be regarded as a basic human right.
Rob Morse, author of the SlowFacts blog and co-host of the Polite Society Podcast, talks about the Russian invasion playing out on TV, the surprising and hypocritical reaction of the media to armed citizens, and how this historic event demonstrates why the Second Amendment has been called a "doomsday provision."