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."
February 28, 2022
GPS makes it easy to navigate a family trip, but navigating the patchwork of state gun laws can be difficult. Which states allow carry by non residents? Do you have a duty to notify? Can you carry in the rest stops? What about state parks or magazine restrictions or transporting long guns?
Scott Kappas, attorney and author of Traveler's Guide to the Firearm Laws of the Fifty States, talks about how to use his book to avoid legal hassles when traveling with guns.
February 21, 2022
The media is falsely reporting that Remington agreed to a $73 million legal settlement, even though the company doesn't exist anymore. And family members of the cinematographer Alec Baldwin shot and killed have filed a lawsuit, even though Baldwin claims innocence because, apparently, guns go off by themselves.
Attorney and firearm expert Sean Maloney discusses these two high-profile stories and reveals the truth about big money lawsuits and big ego actors.
February 14, 2022
To date, 21 states have Constitutional Carry, allowing citizens to carry firearms concealed without a license. And now Ohio is rapidly moving a bill to become state number 22.
So where do things stand? What still needs to happen for this law to take effect? Host Dean Rieck reviews Ohio's legislative process and looks at the status of SB 215, the Senate bill that is most likely to make it to the finish line.
February 7, 2022
Buckeye Firearms Association has announced its 2022 firearm and self-defense training schedule. And if you've never attended one of our premier classes, you won't want to miss this in-depth episode.
Candy Petticord, BFA's Training Coordinator, describes each of our classes and reveals what you can learn about ARs, snubby revolvers, defense on the street, low light encounters, and more.
January 31, 2022
The last two years have been crazy times for the firearms industry. Record sales and millions of new gun owners, but also ammo shortages and supply chain issues.
Fresh from SHOT Show, Mark Olivia, Director of Public Affairs for the National Shooting Sports Foundation, gives us the inside scoop on the state of the firearms industry, and possible threats to liberty, in early 2022.
January 24, 2022
We're in an election year and the pundits are saying there could be a massive red wave taking back the U.S. House and Senate. Democrats would love to pass a trainload of gun control measures, but they're being blocked at every turn.
David Conte, Campaign Field Representative with NRA-ILA, discusses what may happen, what it means for gun rights, and how you can attend grassroots workshops to get involved in the Second Amendment fight.