Gun Policy

DeWine’s anti-gun violence bill faces perilous deadline

With less than a month remaining in the legislative session, Gov. Mike DeWine’s gun policy response to the 2019 Dayton mass shooting, which killed...

Ohio Supreme Court schedules arguments in armed teachers case

The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled time for the parties in a lawsuit about arming teachers in schools to argue their cases. The state's highest...

Activists say enhanced protest punishments will lead to more police misconduct

Police already have been overly aggressive in this year's civil rights protests, some protesters say. If Ohio adopts enhanced penalties related to protests, that...

Bill allowing arming of teachers passes Ohio Senate

The Ohio Senate pushed forward a bill that will allow school personnel such as teachers to be armed while in school, if authorized by...

House bill would impose harsh new penalties on protesters and their...

In the wake of this summer’s massive civil-rights protests, two Republicans in the Ohio House have filed a bill that imposes harsh new penalties on certain protest-related activities.

Columbus, Dayton allege ‘dangerous failure’ in state gun background check system

Two of Ohio’s largest cities have accused the state government of a “continuing and dangerous failure” to report criminal convictions to the federal background...

Supreme Court confirmation hearings to plow ahead amid COVID-19 infections

Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett will face the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee beginning Monday for what’s expected to be an unusual and contentious four...

DeWine: Judges, economy justify supporting Trump

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has resolutely refused to condemn President Donald Trump's controversial words and actions — including some that have undermined DeWine's own efforts to get people to protect themselves and others against coronavirus.

A plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor hatched in a ritzy Columbus...

This summer, a cabal of a least 15 extremists meeting in Dublin, Ohio began crafting a violent plan to “storm” the Michigan state Capitol...

Fraternal Order of Police, teachers, former law enforcement against armed teacher...

An organization representing more than 23,000 police officers, including school resource officers, says allowing teachers to bring guns to school under only a concealed...
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