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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.

Ohio School To Arm Science Teacher

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8:59AM
January 17, 2013

A northeast Ohio school district plans to allow a science teacher, who’s also a licensed police officer, to carry a firearm during class

Debate Over Arming Teachers Continues As Gun Training Nears

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Hundreds of teachers have signed up for 24 slots in a free firearms training program. But many others remain skeptical about carrying guns into classrooms.
7:21AM
January
4, 2013

The number of teachers who have signed up to take advantage of a free training program offered by a gun rights group is growing. But there are still a lot of questions about the idea of arming teachers in schools.

Firearms Organization Offers Free Gun Training To Teachers

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The first three-day course for 24 teachers is scheduled for early next month.
7:56AM
December
21, 2012

The class offered by the Buckeye Firearms Association will include free tuition, ammunition, and lodging for 24 Ohio teachers.

Ohio Senate OKs Bill To Allow Guns In Capitol Lot

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The Ohio Senate approves a measure allowing state lawmakers and visitors to leave gun in their cars in the Statehouse parking garage.
2:36PM
December
13, 2012

The state Senate has passed a bill to let Ohio lawmakers and visitors to the state Capitol leave guns in vehicles parked in the Statehouse garage.

Military Suppliers Gather In Columbus

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Companies that build guns, maritime equipment, and other equipment used by the military will gather in downtown Columbus for the National Defense Industrial Association's conference on supply chains.
5:00AM
June
11, 2012

Many of the thousands of companies that allow the U.S. to go to war will gather in Columbus this week for a conference hosted by the National Defense Industrial Association.

Ohio Court Upholds Police Rescue Of Suicidal Man

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12:15PM
March
15, 2012

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the actions of police officers who pulled over a suicidal man, then took his gun from the glove compartment without a warrant.

Advocates Push To Relax Ohio’s Concealed Carry Law

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The NRA and some lawmakers want to do away with the requirement that drivers legally carrying a gun immediately tell a police officer if they're pulled over.
7:59AM
January
25, 2012

The NRA and some lawmakers want to do away with the requirement that drivers legally carrying a gun immediately tell a police officer if they’re pulled over.

Guns And Badges Stolen From Deputy’s Home

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A badge similar to those stolen from a Fayette county deputy's home.
12:54PM
August 24, 2011

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says another home was burglarized minutes earlier.

Ohio House Favors Guns In Bars And Restaurants

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Majority Republicans argued allowing Ohioans to bring hidden guns to bars, as long as they themselves aren't drinking, is a good idea because it could help them defend themselves against criminal attack and it could deter crime.
12:00AM
May
12, 2011

Majority Republicans argued allowing Ohioans to bring hidden guns to bars, as long as they themselves aren’t drinking, is a good idea because it could help them defend themselves against criminal attack and it could deter crime.