2nd Amendment in the News

House Leadership Advances Gun-Control Bill, Kills Vitale's Stand-Your-Ground Amendment to HB228!

I’m afraid I have bad news (again). News broke last night that HB228 is dead for the remainder of the summer session, with a chance they may call it up in the fall. As you know, HB228 is the watered-down gun bill that we were ready to FIX with an amendment by Representative Nino Vitale into a rock-solid Stand-Your-Ground bill! On top of that, State and Local Governement Committee Chairwoman Marlene Anielski’s office put out a bulletin late

Gun-Control Hearings Wednesday - ACTION NEEDED!

The committee hearings for Governor Kasich’s gun-control omnibus bills (HB585 and SB288) are happening Wednesday morning, and both committees need to hear from gun owners right away! So I’ll cut right to the point and ask you to do two things: First, please email the members of the House State and Local Government Committee and demand they OPPOSE HB585! Up to this point, we’ve been asking you to contact your

Not guilty, not ashamed, and no share of the blame

It would be easy to sit back in the aftermath of Florida and let the gun-grabbers lie repeatedly without interruption about our Second Amendment rights. But you know that’s not who we are here at Ohio Gun Owners. We’ve taken to social media, mail, email and we’ll be in the halls of the Statehouse in Columbus tomorrow to combat the disinformation being spewed throughout the Fake News media and on

OGO Stand-Your-Ground Bill Ready for Cosponsors!

BIG news for gun owners in the Buckeye State. . . The Ohio Gun Owners Stand-Your-Ground bill was sent out to the entire House of Representatives in Columbus yesterday and opened for co-sponsorship! I’m asking you to please read this email in its entirety and take action below! But before you take action, here’s a couple of things you need to know about the bill. First, the Ohio Stand-Your-Ground bill

This is an Ohio Gun Owners' Member Action ALERT regarding legislation moving today at the Statehouse. Please read this in its entirety and take ACTION!

Today is the day! At 2:00pm today in room 115 at the Statehouse, the House Federalism Committee will hold “interested party” hearings on H.B. 201, Constitutional Carry! UPDATE: The Committee Hearing Time has been changed to 2:00pm! I hope you had a chance to contact the members of the House Federalism Committee already. But even if you have, I hope you’ll take a moment RIGHT NOW to do it again!

Chicago man with concealed-carry permit fatally shoots would-be robber

Chicago – When this 23-year-old man went out to walk his dog in the 8200 block of South Ingleside in Chicago, he brought his lawfully carried concealed pistol along with him. So when an armed gunman shot the 23-year-old in a brazen daylight robbery attempt, the gun owner drew his own firearm and shot back, striking the suspect in the head, killing him. The Cook County medical examiner confirmed that

BBQ stand owner fatally shot would-be-robber in self-defense

Pasco County — When a man entered Jordon’s BBQ, a family owned restaurant near Tampa Florida, he indicated that he was there looking for work. But according to witnesses, the man began to demand money from everyone in the restaurant and implied that he was armed. When the owner of the store saw the yet unidentified man grabbing for a weapon, he drew and fired his concealed handgun, killing the suspect

81-Yr-Old Man Defends Himself & His Bedridden Sister

UNIONTOWN, PA. – For 30 years, a Pennsylvania man kept a .22 pistol on his nightstand, never knowing if he’d need to use it. But on November 4, the moment this 81-yr-old man had prepared for back when Ronald Regan was President, came to a terrifying reality as 46-year-old Franklin Schrout broke into the man’s home, and assaulted him during a robbery attempt. When the 81-year-old said he had nothing

Man shoots 2 armed men who tried to rob him at ATM, police say

Pittsburgh – When a 42-year-old man went to get money from an ATM in a late night withdrawal, he brought his concealed pistol along for the trip. During his transaction, this gun owner was accosted by two armed thugs who attempted a robbery. According to the police, the would-be victim pulled his own firearm in fear for his life, and shot both suspects in self-defense. One suspect was hit in

Man Who Shot Crossroads Mall Terrorist Is USPSA Competitor, 3-Gun Shooter

USPSA Shooter,  3-Gunner, and NRA-certified firearms instructor Jason Falconer has been identified as the man who shot and killed a 22-year-old Somali immigrant who went on a stabbing rampage inside a St. Cloud, (MN) Mall on Saturday. The apparent terrorist—who apparently asked victims if they were Muslims before stabbing them—was engaged by Falconer inside the mall. Falconer is the president and owner of Tactical Advantage LLC, a shooting range and tactical