Prospects for Ohio’s “Stand Your Ground” Law



Last Wednesday Ohio moved one step closer to a “stand your ground” law. Despite protests, the House approved a bill that would eliminate the “duty to retreat” requirement, streamline background checks and reduce training requirements. This hour we’ll examine the likelihood of Senate approval, and what a law like this might look like if it passed.


  • Jim Siegel, Statehouse Reporter, Columbus Dispatch
  • Toby Hoover, Founder and former director, Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence
  • Ken Hanson, Legislative Chair, Buckeye Firearms Association

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