gun violence

Republican AGs Move to Kill Bump-Stock Bans Amid Anniversary of Mass Shootings

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Republican AGs Move to Kill Bump-Stock Bans Amid Anniversary of Mass Shootings

BY: MARTY SCHLADEN Tuesday and Wednesday were days to mourn gun violence — at least for some — in Ohio and Texas. Consider: At 10:45 a.m. local time on Aug. 3, 2019, a 21-year-old Dallas-area man allegedly walked into an El Paso Walmart and used a semi-automatic rifle to kill 23 and wound 23 others. It […]

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House Republicans Seek to Expand Concealed-Carry After Recent Surge in Gun Violence

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal House Republicans Seek to Expand Concealed-Carry After Recent Surge in Gun Violence

By Jake Zuckerman After a spate of seven mass shootings around the U.S. in seven days, Ohio House Republicans introduced legislation that would allow Ohioans aged 21 and older to carry a concealed weapon without a license. House Bill 227, introduced Tuesday by Republican Reps. Thomas Brinkman and Kris Jordan and co-sponsored by 20 more, also […]

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Bill Removing Duty to Tell Cops About Concealed Weapons Moves Forward

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Bill Removing Duty to Tell Cops About Concealed Weapons Moves Forward

By Jake Zuckerman Republicans on a state House committee passed legislation Tuesday removing a requirement for licensed Ohioans to notify police that they’re carrying a concealed handgun or have one in the vehicle. Under House Bill 89, the CCW (concealed carry) licensees would only need to inform police about a weapon if the officer in question […]

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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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