Speaker Ryan Smith

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

Tell the Speaker: Ohio Law Already Equips Law-Enforcement to Do Their Jobs!

Governor John Kasich, Representative Mike Henne and Senators John Eklund and Stephanie Kunzie want gun owners to believe their lies. They want you to believe their lies that we can be more safe if we just give up a little freedom. They want you to believe their lies that if we pass more laws criminals will magically obey them. And they disguise those lies with the blatant lie that Ohio needs to pass