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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The overwhelming majority of gun owners are in favor of universal background checks, of raising the minimum age to buy guns to 21 and so-called “red… Read More
Updated June 12, 2022 at 8:57 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — A bipartisan group of Senate negotiators say they have reached a deal on a package of safety and… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Senate negotiators are racing to finalize an agreement on a narrow set of gun control proposals with a goal of finishing their work before the week’s… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Over the objection of police groups and gun control advocates, Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) has signed into law a bill that would allow Ohioans… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Republican-controlled Legislature has approved a bill eliminating the requirement for a concealed weapons permit. The legislation, sponsored by state Sen. Terry Johnson, a Republican from… Read More
Harris downplays the role of executive action in tightening gun laws after recent mass shootings, saying legislation would make changes permanent.
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… Read More
The CEO of the National Rifle Association says legal troubles have cost the powerful gun rights group $100 million, according to a recording of the group’s board meeting obtained by NPR.
The Ohio Supreme Court will decide if a state law that says gun owners can’t use their weapons while drunk is constitutional. “Intoxication in and of itself is not a… Read More
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says he wants state lawmakers to pass his plan on gun violence by the end of this year. And he is urging lawmakers to take a… 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.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio House minority leader says she is skeptical the Republican-led Legislature will pass meaningful gun laws Democratic Rep. Emilia Sykes says she thinks electing Democrats… Read More
It’s been more than six weeks since Gov. Mike DeWine unveiled a 17-point approach to reducing gun violence, which included expanded background checks and a version of the red flag… Read More
State lawmakers are back in action holding more hearings on gun regulation bills. And Gov. Mike DeWine is still pushing for his proposals. But Congress has yet to show an… Read More
Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says he supports parts of Gov. Mike DeWine’s 17-point plan to curb gun violence in Ohio. Portman says he thinks more needs to be done… Read More
Gov. Mike DeWine says his administration is adding another piece to his 17 point plan to reduce gun violence by calling for more required reporting into criminal databases used for… Read More
One of Gov. Mike DeWine’s proposed gun law changes in the wake of the shooting that killed 10 people in Dayton is an idea that’s been talked about before, and has passed… Read More
The president said the issue “isn’t a question of NRA, Republican or Democrat” and indicated he could split from the National Rifle Association.
“What we can’t do is fail to pass something,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told WHAS radio. “The urgency of this is not lost on any of us.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 200 mayors, including two anguished by mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, are urging the Senate to return to the Capitol to act on gun safety legislation… Read More
Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) has said he wants input from gun rights advocates as he works on his plan to reduce gun violence, but some of Ohio’s largest groups seem… Read More
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.