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Legislature considering lowering standards for armed teachers despite failed history of legislation

BY: - June 18, 2020

A piece of legislation that would reduce the amount of training needed to arm teachers in schools has a long history of similar attempts and varied interpretations of Ohio law. Senate Bill 317 is currently sitting in the Government Oversight and Reform committee, the chair of which, state Sen. Bill Coley, is the bill’s sponsor. […]

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Ohio gun owners’ rights during traffic stops under debate

BY: - February 20, 2020

An issue pitting gun owners’ rights against the safety of law enforcement is being debated at the Statehouse.  A Republican-backed bill in the Ohio House of Representatives seeks to modify the rules for what a concealed carry permit holder must do when pulled over by police. Current law stipulates they must “promptly inform any law […]

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Bipartisan Ohio bill seeks to raise age to own firearms to 21

BY: - January 24, 2020

A bill with bipartisan sponsorship making its way through the Ohio legislature aims to raise the age for gun ownership from 18 to 21. Senate Bill 182 would also increase the maximum amount of prison time and fines attached to the charge of “improperly furnishing a firearm to an underage person.” Under the proposed law, […]