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Weapons for sale at Mad River Armory and Range in Springfield.
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The City of Columbus has won a federal grant to enforce gun laws and prevent homicides between intimate partners.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich
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Gov. John Kasich is sounding off on the lack of movement on gun regulations that he’d proposed earlier this year, commenting on it in two separate public events.

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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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The so-called “Stand Your Ground” bill is likely to come to the floor of the House next week, just before lawmakers leave for an extended break. And that might not be the end of the road for that controversial measure.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Feb 26, 2018
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Ohio politicians have called for action on guns and school safety in the aftermath of the Parkland, Fla.  school shooting. Background checks, bans on assault rifles, and arming staff on school campuses have been among the proposed solutions. This comes as several Ohio schools closed Friday after a flurry of violent threats were made to their campuses. 

We'll also take a look at Ohio's medical marijuana program, the proposed education overhaul, and more from the Ohio Statehouse. 

The Debate Over Gun Policy After Las Vegas

Oct 4, 2017
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After the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, guns are back in the news. We look at the six pending gun bills in the Ohio General Assembly and explore federal and state laws. 

Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger
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Republican leaders in the Ohio House have a session scheduled for tomorrow morning. But there’s no word yet on whether lawmakers will try to override Gov. John Kasich’s line item vetoes in the state budget.