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Cincy Enquirer: Whining About Diversity

The Cincinnati Enquirer headlined an article Sunday that would barely have been suitable for the paper's editorial page. While OFCC PAC is not a partisan organization, we are upfront about our support for those who support CCW reform, from either party, and our endorsements in the 2002 elections represented that fact clearly. The Cincinnati Enquirer represents itself as a nonpartisan organization...

Dayton Daily News: Concealed-carry debate to begin anew

COLUMBUS | Lawmakers will once again take aim at passing legislation to allow Ohioans to carry concealed weapons in their purses, jackets, cars and elsewhere. But this time the debate isn't expected to drag on for two years. The Ohio House will begin hearings today on House Bill 12, which is essentially the same legislation that passed the House last year before undergoing major revisions in the...

Op Ed: Ohioans have right to carry firearms

On Monday, February 17, the Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum printed a opinion editorial from OFCC PAC Vice Chairman Chad Baus. Click on the "Read More..." link below to read the letter. Tuesday's ruling by Seneca County Common Pleas Judge Michael Kelbley that Ohio's ban on carrying a concealed weapon to protect themselves is unconstitutional, is the third major victory for the law-abiding citizens of our...

Reality Check for the Ohio Highway Patrol: Don't Get ''Borned''

In a Columbus Dispatch article about the expected progress of Ohio House Bill 12 , Ohio Highway Patrol Capt. John Born reiterated the OHP's opposition to any bill that would allow citizens their right to self-defense in an automobile. "We do not want a loaded firearm readily accessible to the driver of a car,'' said Born. When presented with the fact that a firearm is useless in a pinch if it's...

Letter to the Editor: Taft should sign concealed carry bill

A well-written letter to the editor was published in the Toledo Blade Sunday, February 16. The letter was written in response to the Blade's latest anti-CCW editorial, "No, again, to concealed carry" , published last January 30. Gary Schoenrock, of Holland, observes that that "the Blade is attempting to discredit and distort the issue of concealed carry legislation in the state of Ohio. Using...

Dispatch: Backers in House set to resurrect divisive concealed carry gun issue

The Columbus Dispatch has published a lengthy and informative article about the expected progress of Ohio House Bill 12 in Sunday's edition. You need an account to access the Dispatch Website, but we've archived the story in the "Read More" section of this story block. At the end of the article, Representative Ed. Jerse has finally said something we can agree with: Rep. Edward S. Jerse, D-Euclid...

SUPREME COURT SETS ARGUMENTS APRIL 15th ON CCW CHALLENGE

FLASH : CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE TO OHIO'S BAN AGAINST CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS TO BE HEARD BY HIGH COURT The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments April 15th in a lawsuit from Hamilton County seeking to overturn as unconstitutional a state law which prohibits the carrying of concealed weapons. Justices included the case (02-0585) on their most recent oral argument calendar covering...

Appeal on concealed-carry ruling filed with higher court

Any stay of a local ruling that Ohio's law against carrying a concealed weapon is unconstitutional now will have to be determined by a higher court. Friday afternoon Seneca County Common Pleas Judge Michael P. Kelbley, a Democrat, denied a motion filed by County Prosecutor Ken Egbert Jr. for an emergency stay of the decision in the case of a Fostoria woman who was charged with one count of...

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