Ohio Gun Owners

Mike Gibbons signs Ohio Gun Owners survey committing to abolish ATF, oppose red flag laws

BY: - April 22, 2022

In Lancaster Thursday, GOP Senate candidate Mike Gibbons signed the Ohio Gun Owners survey. The survey asks candidates seeking office whether they would oppose legislation like universal background checks and red flag laws. “There’s been a push by some moderate Republicans to pass red flag gun confiscation laws,” Ohio Gun Owners executive director Chris Dorr […]

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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 […]

Gun advocates argue for removal of ‘duty to retreat’ in Ohio

BY: - December 13, 2019

A third hearing on a bill to remove the duty to retreat from a self-defense law was eventful and testy at times on Wednesday in its state Senate committee.  Senate Bill 237 would expand the current law, often called the Castle Doctrine, which gives Ohio residents legal standing to use force to defend their home […]

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Supporters of ‘Duty to Retreat Act’ testify before Senate committee

BY: - December 5, 2019

A committee of state senators took another look Tuesday at a proposed change to the self-defense law that would eliminate the legal requirement for a person to try to escape an aggressor before fighting back with deadly force. Members of Ohioans for Concealed Carry and Ohio Gun Owners testified in support of Senate Bill 237, […]