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At issue is how much the Second Amendment protects the right of individuals to carry concealed weapons outside their home for self-defense. The case will likely be argued in the fall.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio lawmakers were supposed to take up a controversial gun bill this week that would have allowed concealed weapons in more places and expanded access for gun owners but that has been delayed until after Thanksgiving. Amendments have been added to an existing bill that deals with antique gun… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A bill that would give Ohio’s local school boards the power to allow employees to carry guns in school buildings gets its first Senate hearing in almost two months on Tuesday. But gun control groups say the bill also eliminates required weapons training for those workers. Susie Lane teaches first… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio cities challenging a new state law that they say infringes on their ability to regulate firearms are ready for their day in court. The cities are asking for an injunction to delay part of the law from taking effect until the court rules whether it’s constitutional. The provision the cities are… Read More
Emails and interviews detail the extent to which the National Rifle Association helped two of Moscow’s agents ahead of the election, Senate Finance Committee Democrats say.
Mere months before the shooting at Columbine High School, the federal government established a background check system to screen gun buyers but shootings haven’t waned.
Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) said he’s open to discussing two high-profile gun laws when the General Assembly returns next year, the “Stand Your Ground” bill and the “red flag law.” These two issues caused a rift among members of the House and Senate, along with Gov. John Kasich. The “Stand Your Ground” bill… Read More