DeWine asked for gun control. Lawmakers gave him a ‘make my day’ bill.
The Ohio Senate passed a “stand your ground” bill Friday, sending to Gov. Mike DeWine a proposal that would rescind a requirement that gun owners first seek to elude a confrontation before responding with bullets. If passed, Senate Bill 175 would hand a major victory to gun advocacy groups like the National Rifle Association and […]
House passes ‘stand your ground’ expanding right to shoot to kill in self-defense
The Ohio House passed legislation late Thursday evening that removes a legal requirement that people try to retreat from a confrontation before shooting to kill in perceived self-defense. The legislation, commonly referred to as “stand your ground,” passed in a 52-31 vote around 11:30 p.m. If passed into law, it rescinds what’s known as the […]
A plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor hatched in a ritzy Columbus suburb, prosecutors say
This summer, a cabal of a least 15 extremists meeting in Dublin, Ohio began crafting a violent plan to “storm” the Michigan state Capitol and kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, law enforcement officials say. Six men were federally charged with conspiring to kidnap Whitmer, and another seven were charged with violations of Michigan’s anti-terrorism laws connected […]