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Victory! U.S. Supreme Court Rules Citizens Have Right to Carry Guns

Victory! U.S. Supreme Court Rules Citizens Have Right to Carry Guns

June 27, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that New York's law requiring citizens to show "proper cause" to get a concealed carry license violates the Second Amendment. Not only does this landmark ruling confirm the right to "keep and bear" arms for self-defense, it sets the stage for overthrowing gun control laws in every state.

Attorney and firearm law expert Sean Maloney discusses this ruling, what it means, and what comes next for gun rights advocates in America.

Surprise! A Total of 9 Pro-2A Bills Have Been Signed in the Last 3 Years

Surprise! A Total of 9 Pro-2A Bills Have Been Signed in the Last 3 Years

June 20, 2022

Ohio Governor DeWine signs a bill for knife preemption and another to enable school staff to be armed. And surprisingly, that brings the count to 6 firearm bills, 2 knife bills, and 1 sportsman's bill signed under this administration.

Rob Sexton, BFA's Legislative Affairs Director, joins the podcast to discuss the bills we've passed and the one big bill we still hope to pass as we head into lame duck and the end of the legislative session.

Can Democrats Pass Their Massive Gun Control Package After Uvalde?

Can Democrats Pass Their Massive Gun Control Package After Uvalde?

June 13, 2022

After the Uvalde school massacre, Democrats have gone all in on gun control. Can it pass the Senate? Are they forgetting gun ownership is a constitutional right? Are they playing games with mass school shooting numbers? Can Mathew McConaughey end gun violence?

Well alright, alright, alright! Lee Williams, chief editor of the Second Amendment Foundation's Investigative Journalism Project, helps answer these and other questions.

Columbus Reveals Scheme to Regulate Guns Through Board Of Health

Columbus Reveals Scheme to Regulate Guns Through Board Of Health

June 6, 2022

It's not unusual for politicians and activists to say that guns or gun violence is a public health crisis, but Columbus, Ohio, city leaders want to take this idea a step further.

In this special edition of Keep and Bear Radio, we'll reveal an audacious scheme to skirt the state's preemption law and regulate guns through the Board of Health.

Three New Bills to Infringe Your Gun Rights, and One Bill to Protect Them

Three New Bills to Infringe Your Gun Rights, and One Bill to Protect Them

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.

How Biden Is Weaponizing the ATF to Put Gun Dealers Out of Business

How Biden Is Weaponizing the ATF to Put Gun Dealers Out of Business

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.

PODCAST REPLAY: Will NYSRPA v. Bruen Lead to the Next Landmark Gun Rights Decision?

PODCAST REPLAY: Will NYSRPA v. Bruen Lead to the Next Landmark Gun Rights Decision?

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.

The Division of Government Dedicated to the Great Outdoors and Gun Rights

The Division of Government Dedicated to the Great Outdoors and Gun Rights

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.

Doobies, Election Maps, ATF Gun Grabbers, and Other Crazy News

Doobies, Election Maps, ATF Gun Grabbers, and Other Crazy News

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.

Training the Next Generation of Shooters Through Youth Events

Training the Next Generation of Shooters Through Youth Events

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.

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