gun safety

People visit a memorial in the Oregon District, where a mass shooting left nine dead and 27 wounded, on August 07, 2019 in Dayton, Ohio. The shooting happened less than 24 hours after a gunman in Texas opened fire at a shopping mall in El Paso killing 22 people. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

On anniversary of mass shootings, Republican AGs move to kill bump-stock bans

BY: - August 4, 2021

Tuesday and Wednesday were days to mourn gun violence — at least for some — in Ohio and Texas. Consider: At 10:45 a.m. local time on Aug. 3, 2019, a 21-year-old Dallas-area man allegedly walked into an El Paso Walmart and used a semi-automatic rifle to kill 23 and wound 23 others. It was the […]

Armed teacher proponents push continuing education over police training

BY: - March 19, 2021

Supporters of a bill that would allow teachers and other school personnel to carry guns in schools with concealed carry permits say the amount of training shouldn’t just be about the hours, but the consistency. Sgt. David Spicer, of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, told the House Criminal Justice Committee the armed teacher program he […]

Gun safety group wants background checks on 2021 ballot

BY: - December 13, 2019

A group focused on making background checks required for all gun purchases in Ohio has announced plans to put the issue before legislators and potentially voters statewide. Ohioans for Gun Safety hopes to present the initiative to the statehouse by next year and get it on the ballot if needed in 2021. The initiative would […]