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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Ohio Gov. Kasich Signs the 'Guns Everywhere' Bill

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed a bill that expands the state's current laws for concealing and carrying a firearm.

Senate Bill 199 lifts the blanket prohibition on firearms at those locations [colleges campuses and day care centers] and the public area of airport terminals, before security checkpoints. College boards of trustees would have to vote to allow concealed firearms; child care centers and in-home daycare would have to post a sign if firearms aren't allowed.

The law also allows active-duty military to carry concealed guns without a permit and prohibits employers from banning permit holders from bringing guns into company parking lots. It takes effect in 90 days.

The bill faced fierce opposition from the likes of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, Ohio Council of Retail Merchants, Ohio Manufacturers' Association, Ohio Municipal League, Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association and Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police, as well as the usual suspects involved in the national gun control movement.

Also included in the bill is a prohibition on employers who want to ban employees from carrying a firearm in their car.



Anonymous said...

This a-hole has finally come out of his coma? Maybe there is hope for the wanna be president and us. I still would never vote for the sore loser for anything as of now. Could change if he jumped on The Trump Train in the future.

Anonymous said...

Got my vote.

Anonymous said...

Hey Larry H. how about you jump on the Band Wagon here,,,,,,,

Anonymous said...

This is good sense legislation, but doesn't quite reach the Second Amendment. Why not just make the 2A legal in Ohio? It would be simpler.

Anonymous said...

Governor Hogan, please consider rescinding some of the nonsense from your predecessor. If Kasich can do it so can you.

Anonymous said...

2A already is legal in Ohio. It is a "shall issue" state.