In Nevada, optimistic gun rights advocates look to do the unthinkable, despite the current controversy over their impending universal background check by passing permitless carry. In Ohio, fresh off a win that saw a law modified after a clerical error that would have inadvertently outlawed AR-15's, the state's gun groups think they just might have the numbers to do the same.more»
Ohio Governor John Kasich on Monday afternoon signed an executive order that requires Ohio police officials and others to upload various felony arrests, restraining orders and warrants into the state's database that could prevent prohibited people from buying guns from retailers.more»
On Friday, Ohio Governor John Kasich refused to sign the concealed carry bill that was sent to his desk by the state legislature citing his disappointment that it lacks gun control measures he sought in the wake of recent mass shootings. Fortunately for the state of Ohio though, the bill will become law anyway on Monday since Ohio doesn't require the Governor to sign it in order for it to pass.more»
In Columbus, two ordinances were struck down last Thursday. Judge Cain tossed out a bump stock ban on two grounds:
- The law violated state preemption and was disqualified from enactment for that reason already; and
- The way the law was written meant that if the manufacturer installed the bump-stock it was legal, but if the end user installed the bump stock it was illegal. This produced two different results for possessing the same product and could not be allowed to stand for creating a new legal loophole.