Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott said, Wednesday, he will run for Mayor of Columbus next year.
Thereâ€™s a push to implement a â€œStand Your Groundâ€ self-defense law in Ohio. Itâ€™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.
A group of black lawmakers in Ohio is circulating petitions to help keep a stand-your-ground proposal from being passed in the state.