at the OSBA conference will have a booth at this year’s Ohio School Board Association’s “Capital Conference.” We were so well received last year that we have doubled our booth space this year. We will have various people at the booth including an attorney, Superintendent and John Benner of Tactical Defense Institute to discuss options for preventing, stopping, and treating injured from an active killer event at your school.

Are terrorists watching your kid’s school?

by Jim Irvine

I got a call from a school superintendent last week. There was a threat against a school. There would be a shooting involving a rifle during the 6th period that day. The attack didn’t happen, but the school and law enforcement took it seriously.

If this was terrorists' probing, it gave them a good look at the response they will need to contend with when they execute a mass hostage siege at our schools.

Another mass shooting – has solutions

by Jim Irvine

The latest mass killing at Umpqua Community College in Oregon has media and “experts” talking about what we should do about these events. Rather than talk about what we could do, or should do, or might do, let me tell you what we HAVE done.

In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, Buckeye Firearms Foundation announced it would pay for a class of 24 educators to attend a three-day class conducted by John Benner at Tactical Defense Institute (TDI).

Jim Irvine a SAF “Defender of Liberty” award winner

Buckeye Firearms Association is proud to announce that our president, Jim Irvine, has been recognized by the Second Amendment Foundation for his tireless service to the cause of gun rights.

Irvine was awarded SAF's 2015 "Defender of Freedom Award" by SAF founder Alan Gottlieb at the recent Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC). 

Op-Ed: Gun rights are the people's rights

Editor's Note: Program Director Joe Eaton submitted the following op-ed to the Cleveland Plain Dealer in response to an anti-gun rights screed published recently by that news outlet. As it happens, Eaton's op-ed appeared at the day after yet another mass murder in a "no-guns" zone.


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