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Lawmakers Weigh “Stand Your Ground” In Ohio

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8:20AM
October
30, 2013

Supporters say it’s different from the controversial Florida law, but critics say it’s still unnecessary.

Protesters Denounce Ohio’s “Stand Your Ground” Bill

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Protesters holding signs denouncing the "Stand Your Ground" bill were met by counter-protests by gun rights advocates.
8:25AM
October
3, 2013

There’s a push to implement a “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law in Ohio. It’s a lethal self-defense provision discussed at length after the death of Trayvon Martin in Florida. But some leaders fear the proposal would only increase violence in Ohio.

Democrats Propose Gun Confiscation During “Cooling Off” Period

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The proposed legislation would require those subject to protection orders to temporarily give up their weapons to law enforcement.
7:46AM
May
16, 2013

Some Statehouse Democrats say gun owners should have to give up their weapons during a “cooling off” period after they’ve been served with a restraining order.