What is a trauma class and why is it worth three hours of my time?

by Jim Irvine

It has been well over two years since we called for a trauma kit in every school building. At first only a few schools took the call seriously, but over the past year we have seen a steady increase in interest in both the supplies, and the training to use them. This year several districts have held trauma classes for staff.

Another Ohio school district moves to arm staff with guns

by Chad D. Baus & Joe Eaton

WEWS (Cleveland ABC) is reporting that three Coshocton County school districts may soon arm staff members with guns to preemptively protect students in the event of an active shooter situation. 

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Dillon Sportsman Center Hosts Another Great Youth Shoot

It was another great turn out at Dillon Sportsman Center, in Nashport, Ohio for the 8th Annual Buckeye Youth Shoot. This event, open to all youth with a passion for shooting sports, is held each year on the second weekend in September with registration opening in June of the same year.

Cincinnati news station given extensive access to FASTER class

by Chad D. Baus

WLWT (NBC Cincinnati) was given access to a FASTER class this summer, and the resulting coverage has been given nationwide attention.

In the report, entitled "Confronting deadly school violence: Teaching teachers how to shoot back," WLWT News 5 investigative reporter Todd Dykes provides an extensive look at Buckeye Firearms Foundation's Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response, or FASTER, program.

Keeping Kids Safe In A Broken World

Editor's Note: The following article has been featured at TheBlaze.com. Republished with permission of the author.

by Laura Carno

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