Tim Schaffer

DeWine vetoes bill removing Ohio county fair restrictions

BY: - January 13, 2021

For the third time, Gov. Mike DeWine has vetoed a bill from the Ohio legislature targeting the state health department’s ability to respond to a pandemic. This latest veto rejected a bill approved last month which sought to void a health order limiting activity at Ohio county fairs. There are no county fairs scheduled until […]

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 […]