Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
An Ohio Senate committee is scheduled to vote Wednesday on the bill to lower the amount of training time required for a concealed weapons permit. It would also have Ohio recognize concealed carry permits from other states.
Supporters say it’s different from the controversial Florida law, but critics say it’s still unnecessary.
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.
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.