Archives: Toby Hoover

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.

Firearms Registration: How it Works Around the Country

In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama asked Congress to, at least, vote on a slew of proposals that would further regulate firearms ownership in the United States. On this hour, we’ll tackle the pros and cons of gun registration and where it’s already in place.