Ohio: Self-Defense Legislation Heads to Gov. Kasich’s Desk After House Concurrence

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Ohio: Self-Defense Legislation Heads to Gov. Kasich’s Desk After House Concurrence

Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On December 6th, the Ohio state House of Representatives passed Substitute House Bill 228 by a vote of 59 – 21. It now heads to Governor John Kasich’s desk for his signature. While the legislation was amended, Sub. HB 228 still contains important self-defense protections for the Second Amendment and Ohio’s gun owners. It is important that you please contact Gov. Kasich and urge him to sign HB 228 into law.

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Among the many changes included in Sub. House Bill 228 are:

  • Placing the burden of disproving a self-defense claim on the prosecution, similar to how it is in every other state in the country
  • Critical expansion of preemption to ensure that localities do not create a patch work of gun laws throughout Ohio
  • Language updates to mirror federal law that affects certain types of firearms, such as the Mossberg Shockwave
  • Clarifies Ohio’s signage law in regards to concealed carry. These important changes simplify what has become a complicated portion of Ohio law

Again, please contact Gov. Kasich and strongly urge him to sign Substitute House Bill 228 into law.


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grizzman1
grizzman1
1 year ago

Kasich was one of the deciding votes for the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban!
If he voted against your 2nd Amendment once, he’ll do it again!

tomcat
tomcat
1 year ago

Kasich thinks he should be president right now. After all, he was a part of the D.C. swamp before he migrated to Ohio.Everyone would be better off if he would just get out of politics and go to chasing ambulances.

zeko
zeko
1 year ago

Presently there are enough votes in the Ohio General Assembly to override a veto.

bobocat
bobocat
1 year ago

Kasich and Clinton should be on the same ticket in 2020. Both losers.

Scott Hammond
Scott Hammond
1 year ago

I don’t live in Ohio, but I don’t think Kabash is interested in anygun law except gun bans like all Demoncraps.

BW
BW
1 year ago

If he veto’s the bill, make sure we all VOTE NO on him being president in 2020.

m.
m.
1 year ago

don’t be surprised by a d-sucker veto