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The Nefarious New Scheme to Track Credit Card Sales at Gun Stores

The Nefarious New Scheme to Track Credit Card Sales at Gun Stores

September 26, 2022

Gun grabbers have come up with a sneaky new way to infringe your rights, this time using a "merchant category code" to track credit card sales at gun stores.

Mark Olivia, Director of Public Affairs for the National Shooting Sports Foundation, gives us the answers to questions such as what is a merchant category code? How could this tracking be abused by the financial industry and government authorities? And who's really behind this nefarious new scheme?

Discover BFA PAC’s Grades and Endorsements for the November 2022 General Election

Discover BFA PAC’s Grades and Endorsements for the November 2022 General Election

September 19, 2022

Two prominent U.S. Senate candidates are running neck and neck. Three Ohio Supreme Court races are a must win. And a raving leftist Democrat running for Governor is threatening to roll back stand your ground, permitless carry, and more. 

BFA Legislative Affairs Director Rob Sexton joins the podcast to discuss BFA PAC's grades and endorsements, this crazy election year, and why the insanity may keep repeating in future elections.

Rep. Tom Hall Talks About Beating Bloomberg on the Issue of Armed Teachers

Rep. Tom Hall Talks About Beating Bloomberg on the Issue of Armed Teachers

September 12, 2022

For years, many Ohio school boards had been training and arming teachers and staff in their schools. But Bloomberg-backed anti-gun activists filed a lawsuit to shut down these security programs with the help of a bad Ohio Supreme Court ruling.

Ohio Rep. Thomas Hall talks about introducing and passing HB 99, a bill backed by Buckeye Firearms Association, that reversed the court ruling and, beginning Sept. 12, 2022, returns authority to local school boards and puts armed teachers and staff back in schools.

Biden Gets Creepy, The Times Tells the Truth, and New York Keeps Being New York

Biden Gets Creepy, The Times Tells the Truth, and New York Keeps Being New York

September 5, 2022

Biden breaks out the creepy red lighting to once again show how angry he is about "assault weapons." The New York Times tells the truth about the lack of support for gun control. And New York continues to make it hard to carry concealed even after a Supreme Court ruling.

Nationally Syndicated Second Amendment Radio Host Amanda Suffecool helps us make sense of recent events in the news.

Discover Who’s Behind the Media’s Phony Mass Shooter Statistics

Discover Who’s Behind the Media’s Phony Mass Shooter Statistics

August 29, 2022

Not that long ago, the news media generally reported that there were a couple dozen or so "mass shootings" every year. But more recently, they're reporting that there are hundreds a year. What changed? Where is the media getting these outrageous numbers?

Lee Williams, chief editor of the Second Amendment Foundation's Investigative Journalism Project, gives us an inside look at the Gun Violence Archive, the little-known organization manufacturing these statistics for the media.

Senator Dolan Pushes Red Flag, Gun Owner Permission Slips, and Universal Background Checks

Senator Dolan Pushes Red Flag, Gun Owner Permission Slips, and Universal Background Checks

August 22, 2022

Ohio Senator Matt Dolan has introduced "Strong Ohio 2.0," a leaner version of his previous gun control bill, complete with Red Flag, Gun Owner Permission Slips, and Universal Background Checks.

Why is a Republican who promised to defend gun rights relentlessly pushing gun control? Is this all about attracting liberal voters? Is the answer to a big bad idea a smaller bad idea? Rob Sexton, BFA's Legislative Affairs Director, helps us make sense of this baffling bill.

Argument Highlights from the Landmark Supreme Court Bruen Case

Argument Highlights from the Landmark Supreme Court Bruen Case

August 15, 2022

On June 23, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Assn. v. Bruen, finding that the Second Amendment guarantees not only the right to keep arms in the home but also to bear or carry them outside the home.

And in this special episode, we're going to listen to highlights from oral arguments in this landmark case that will affect gun rights for decades to come. 

Answers to 5 Common Legal Questions About Carrying Firearms

Answers to 5 Common Legal Questions About Carrying Firearms

August 8, 2022

What force of law do no-gun signs actually have? Can an officer legally take your gun during a traffic stop? What's the difference between concealed carry and firearm transportation? Are there any laws at all for open carry? How can you remove convictions from your record to restore gun rights?

Attorney and firearm law expert Sean Maloney joins the podcast to answer these and other common questions.

Democrats Blame Gun Makers for Crime and Push Predatory Lawsuits and Gun Bans

Democrats Blame Gun Makers for Crime and Push Predatory Lawsuits and Gun Bans

August 1, 2022

The U.S. House Oversight Committee attacks gun makers for the acts of criminals. And Democrats are pushing laws to sue gun makers out of existence and ban common sporting rifles and standard capacity magazines. And some Republicans work alongside Mike Bloomberg to kill pro-gun and pro-sportsman funding. 

Rob Sexton, BFA's Legislative Affairs Director, joins the podcast to help us make sense of all this madness in the federal government. 

Media Calls Elisjsha Dicken a Hero, But Remain Clueless About Armed Civilians

Media Calls Elisjsha Dicken a Hero, But Remain Clueless About Armed Civilians

July 25, 2022

22-year-old Elisjsha Dicken used his concealed handgun to stop a mass murderer at an Indiana mall in about 15 seconds. And the media are hailing him as a superhuman hero. 

Rob Morse, author of the SlowFacts blog and co-host of the Polite Society Podcast, talks about how armed citizens can stop a mass killer without being Superman, what the news media is getting wrong about this story, and why some people on the left are saying hateful things about this good Samaritan.

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