gun control

Judge Overturns Columbus' Ban On Bump Stocks

Jul 14, 2018
Allen Breed / Associated Press

A city of Columbus' law banning a gun accessory that allows semi-automatic weapons to be fired rapidly has been overturned by a judge as unconstitutional.

Franklin County Judge David Cain ruled Friday that municipalities can't regulate gun accessories like bump stocks under state law.

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Records show more than 200 courts across Ohio failed to respond to Gov. John Kasich’s executive order seeking more information on their history with the national background check database used in stopping gun-related crimes.

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The Ohio legislature's standoff over "Stand Your Ground" has been pushed back to the fall.

Allen Breed / Associated Press

A Franklin County judge has temporarily blocked two gun control laws recently passed by Columbus City Council, following a lawsuit from pro-gun groups.

Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press

In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown talk about how the Trump administration solved its own immigration crisis with the stroke of a pen.

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Ohio pro-gun groups filed a lawsuit Thursday against Columbus and Cincinnati, hoping to overturn recently passed gun control measures.

Lisa Marie Pane / AP

The Ohio House is preparing to strip away more gun regulations making it easier to use lethal force in self-defense. This comes as the new House leader says Republican members aren’t close to approving new gun control measures.

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A coalition seeking to reduce gun violence across Ohio is urging lawmakers to act quickly to enact Republican Gov. John Kasich's proposed gun law changes.

Elaine Thompson / Associated Press

One of the most controversial bills moving through the Ohio Statehouse is the so-called “Stand Your Ground” bill. Pro-gun groups support the legislation, which removes the requirement to try and retreat before taking lethal action.

John Minchillo / Associated Press

Democratic congressional candidate Aftab Pureval, joined by former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, stood before about 125 supporters at a Cincinnati home on Wednesday to launch a "Women for Aftab" organization.

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