In front of Casablanca Café and Hookah Bar, a worker carries out patio furniture and sets up a small sidewalk sign. Inside, the lighting is dim. Couches line the walls, and there are a couple of incense burners lazily smoking away.
The city of Columbus on Wednesday announced several new pieces of legislation that tighten gun regulations, in defiance of the state's ban on local restrictions. Eleven new ordinances aim to close the gap between state and federal weapons laws and to reduce gun violence.