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Ohioans for Concealed Carry

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Gov. Mike DeWine has rolled out a 17 point plan to address gun violence in the wake of a mass shooting in Dayton. Legislative leaders are already warning proposals like new background checks and a so-called "red flag law" could be a tough sell with their members.

As part of our Curious Cbus series about guns in Ohio, several listeners wanted to know how much the NRA—and other gun groups—donate to Ohio lawmakers.

Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) has said he wants input from gun rights advocates as he works on his plan to reduce gun violence, but some of Ohio's largest groups seem to be split on his proposal.

In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, a bump stock is attached to a semi-automatic rifle at the Gun Vault store and shooting range in South Jordan, Utah.
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Columbus leaders are celebrating an appeals court ruling that throws out a lawsuit against the city’s ban on bump stocks.

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

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A prominent Ohio gun rights group is threatening to sue Columbus after City Council passed a number of gun control measures.

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One day after students at Central Ohio schools walked out of class again to call for tighter gun laws, pro-gun activists will rally themselves in downtown Columbus.

In this Jan. 16, 2013 file photo, an assortment of firearms are seen for sale at Capitol City Arms Supply in Springfield, Ill.
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The Ohio Legislature is hearing testimony on dueling gun bills this week.

Dennis Kucinich along with running mate Tara Samples call for Ohio cities to lobby for assult weapon bans in Cleveland on Monday.
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Gubernatorial hopeful Dennis Kucinich is calling for cities across Ohio to lobby state lawmakers to ban assault rifles. The former Ohio congressman says public opinion about high-powered weapons is at a tipping point.

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Some Ohio gun groups are coming out against proposed bans on “bump stocks,” the gun accessory used by the Las Vegas mass shooter to turn semi-automatic rifles into rapid-fire automatic weapons.