Gun Policy

Bill removing duty to tell cops about concealed weapons advances

Republicans on a state House committee passed legislation Tuesday removing a requirement for licensed Ohioans to notify police that they’re carrying a concealed handgun...

‘Stand Your Ground’ laws tied to racial inequities, increase in violent...

Laws that expand the right to shoot to kill in perceived self-defense yield unequal consequences in the justice system depending on whether the person...

Chances for Ohio death penalty repeal appear to be growing

The biggest-ever bipartisan coalition on Thursday announced a renewed effort to repeal the death penalty in Ohio. State Sen. Nickie Antonio, D-Lakewood, and Sen. Steve...

Poll: Big majority in Ohio support getting rid of the death...

Almost 60% of Ohioans support replacing the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of parole, according to a poll conducted late...

Ohio girds for unrest as governor says he didn’t anticipate right-wing...

As he called up the National Guard Tuesday to prepare for a possible attack on the Statehouse, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday said...

Ohio ‘militia’ group joined invasion of U.S. Capitol

A self-identified Ohio militia unit stormed the U.S. Capitol last week along with hundreds, if not thousands of others, part of a failed effort...

DeWine asked for gun control. Lawmakers gave him a ‘make my...

The Ohio Senate passed a “stand your ground” bill Friday, sending to Gov. Mike DeWine a proposal that would rescind a requirement that gun...

House passes ‘stand your ground’ expanding right to shoot to kill...

The Ohio House passed legislation late Thursday evening that removes a legal requirement that people try to retreat from a confrontation before shooting to...

Legislators consider guns, abortion, HB 6 repeal and health department powers...

Update: At 10:45 a.m. Thursday, the Senate President announced the body could convene as needed, meaning Thursday might not be the last day of...

Senate committee passes “stand your ground” bill as lame duck deadline...

Republicans voted Wednesday night to send a bill to the Ohio Senate floor that would expand the right to shoot to kill in perceived...
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