Republican Gun Control

House Leadership Advances Gun-Control Bill, Kills Vitale's Stand-Your-Ground Amendment to HB228!

I’m afraid I have bad news (again). News broke last night that HB228 is dead for the remainder of the summer session, with a chance they may call it up in the fall. As you know, HB228 is the watered-down gun bill that we were ready to FIX with an amendment by Representative Nino Vitale into a rock-solid Stand-Your-Ground bill! On top of that, State and Local Governement Committee Chairwoman Marlene Anielski’s office put out a bulletin late

Action ALERT: Ohio Senate Committee Moves to Advance Gun-Control Bill

It’s another week that our General Assembly is meeting in Columbus, and another week Republicans are moving gun-control bills! As you know, Republican under State and Local Government Committee Chairwoman Marlene Anielski have been moving Kasich’s House gun-control bill, HB585 by Mike Henne. This week, however, it’s the Republicans in the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee that are advancing Governor Kasich’s Senate gun-control, SB288 (and other gun-control bills). Gun owners didn’t elect these “pro-gun

Kasich's Gun-Control Bill Could BAN AR15's

If you’ve been watching the Ohio House of Representatives pick their new Speaker, you already know it has been a dazzling display of discord. Representatives Ryan Smith, Larry Householder, Andy Thompson and others have been battling it out, each side claiming foul as they all look to shore up the votes they need to grab the gavel. But while this distraction has been front and center on Ohio’s political stage,