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Ohio May Raise Gun Ownership Age from 18 to 21

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio May Raise Gun Ownership Age from 18 to 21

By Susan Tebben A bill with bipartisan sponsorship making its way through the Ohio legislature aims to raise the age for gun ownership from 18 to 21. Senate Bill 182 would also increase the maximum amount of prison time and fines attached to the charge of “improperly furnishing a firearm to an underage person.” Under the proposed […]

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Gays Against Guns – Protesting FedEx’s 26 percent NRA Discount

  Gays Against Guns – Protesting FedEx’s 26 percent NRA Discount

JOIN Gays Against Guns for our VERY FIRST NATIONAL ACTION! GAG chapters from Orlando to San Francisco will be banding together to DEMAND that FEDEX end its discount program with the National Rifle Association. In Columbus, meet us at the FedEx on Olentangy (across from Lennox) this coming Wednesday, July 11th, from 8:00-9:00pm. It’s a […]

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Scenes From March for Our Lives Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans Scenes From March for Our Lives Columbus

March for Our Lives movements are happening throughout the country today. Thousands of people participated in the March For Our Lives in Downtown Columbus. A rally began at West Bank Park at 10am, then participants marched to the Ohio Statehouse. Marches have been organized by students and survivors of gun violence. “As a child of […]

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Districtwide Student Walkouts Planned as Part of Safer Together Day

Anne Evans Anne Evans Districtwide Student Walkouts Planned as Part of Safer Together Day

On March 6, 2018, the Columbus City Schools Board of Education voted on a resolution declaring Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as Safer Together Day. March 14 marks one month after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead. Walkouts and events are being planned by students and […]

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Kasich Unveils Six Proposals for Gun Control

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kasich Unveils Six Proposals for Gun Control

Ohio Governor John Kasich announced six policies yesterday that he would like to see enacted to help protect Ohioans from gun violence. The move comes in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, which has motivated Kasich to update his stance on gun control. The six priorities and initiatives are as follows, directly […]

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Columbus Leaders Call for Statewide Assault Weapon Ban

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Leaders Call for Statewide Assault Weapon Ban

Multiple Columbus leaders united behind Ohio Governor John Kaisch’s recent call for gun reform in an open letter issued this evening. The letter, signed by Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein and Columbus City Council President Shannon Hardin, asks for a statewide ban on assault weapons, background checks on all gun sales, the restriction of […]

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Ohio Gun Owners Show Strong Support for Trump

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Gun Owners Show Strong Support for Trump

Ohio gun rights activists want guns everywhere, and they entrust Donald Trump to make sure it happens, according to Ohio activists on either side of the issue. The conversation was spurred by a poll conducted by the Buckeye Firearms Association, which found that 85 percent of the gun owners they surveyed are voting for Trump […]

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