Parking lot ban at hospital endangers patients & families

----- Original Message ----- From: (Name redacted at writer's request) To: OFCC Sent: Friday, April 22, 2005 Subject: Parking Lot Ban Dear Ohioans For Concealed Carry, On 4-21-05 my wife had to go to the Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio for a very serious spinal cord operation. The surgery was set for us to be at the hospital at 5:30AM that morning. It takes us around 45 minutes to drive to...

Two sheriffs, two different idea of citizen involvement

In Lawrence County, when a wanted man was discovered breaking into a private vehicle, the Ironton Tribune reports that the owner of the car made a "citizen's arrest", holding the man until police arrived. Despite what many would consider to have been heroic act to keep a criminal off the streets, the newspaper reports Sheriff Tim Sexton is displeased. From the story: A West Virginia man was...

How (non) CHL-holders behave with guns

WCPO.com is reporting that a domestic disturbance resulting in gunfire and a high-speed chase last weekend in the Dayton area. Police say the men, Delbert Hopkins, 51, and David Stamper, 45, who both live on Highview Drive, met at Mulberry Square in Miami Township to fight over a girlfriend around 10 p.m. Thursday. During the fight, Hopkins pulled out a gun and fired a shot at Stamper but missed...

Public records release prompts growing concerns over media card issuance

On April 13, two public records requests were sent to the Ohio State Highway Patrol/ Department of Public Safety as part of a discovery process being conducted by Ohioans For Concealed Carry. In addition to OFCC News Manager Chad Baus’ request , the Litigation Chair in OFCC’s Office of General Counsel, Ken Hanson, submitted a request for information on the rules regarding issuance of Ohio Public...

Ohio Poll: Only 34% approval for Taft

The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting that a new statewide poll shows Taft's disapproval rating is the highest of any governor since the Ohio Poll began evaluating the state's chief executives 24 years ago. From the story: Released Friday, the latest poll found 55 percent of adults interviewed disapprove of Taft's performance; 43 percent disapproved 14 months ago. Just 34 percent of those...

For once, gun-grabber (mostly) emails the truth. Good week for gun owners!

Occasionally, emails from Toby Hoover, who often appears to be a one-woman show running the Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence, require responses to correct the record. This week, her email speaks for itself (almost). It was a VERY good week for law-abiding gun owners in America. From: Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence Sent: Friday, April 22, 2005 Subject: Culture of Fear this week Ohio...

“Hero” police officer learns important lesson about CCW

Cincinnati’s WDTN.com is reporting that as Butler Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Roberts struggles to recover from gunshot wound he received during a pursuit of two violent robbers armed with a 12 gauge shotgun, circumstances for an off-duty police officer who witnessed the entire event are going much differently. Camden police chief Mike Croucher is being called a hero after witnessing an armed...

Mahoning Co. deputy is violating policy, sheriff says

In a county sheriff's office plagued by corruption , the Youngstown Vindicator is reporting that a Mahoning County deputy sheriff who continues to live with a felon may be fired pending the outcome of an Internal Affairs investigation, according to Sheriff Randall A. Wellington. From the story: Wellington said Wednesday that Deputy Kim Marciano's relationship with 28-year-old Larese Jones,...

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