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Headline: 75-year-old Meals-On-Wheels driver shoots teen in self-defense in Northeast Columbus

WSYX (ABC Columbus) reported recently that a 75-year-old Meals-On-Wheels driver was forced to shoot a teen in self-defense during an attempted robbery in broad daylight. From the article : According to Columbus Police, A LifeCare Alliance Meals-On-Wheels driver was approached by two teens in an attempted robbery while he was delivering food. Columbus Police said one of the teens, a 14-year-old,...

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Ohio’s Successful Deer-Gun Hunting Season Results

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s hunters harvested 71,650 white-tailed deer during the annual gun hunting week that concluded on Sunday, Dec. 6, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Over the last three years, hunters checked an average of 65,566 deer during the same weeklong period. Deer hunting in Ohio has come a long way since the first gun season in 1943,...

Lawmakers indicate DeWine gun control bill will be allowed to die as session closes

Even though much about this lame-duck session seems up in the air, as legislators navigate an increasing number positive cases of Covid-19, there is one thing that seems patently clear: Mike DeWine's gun control bill, Senate Bill 221, is all but dead. From the Toledo Blade : Republican legislative leaders plan to pass a bill to expand situations in which someone could use a gun in self-defense...

ACTION ALERT: Ohio School Safety Programs at Risk as Session Winds Down

With just days left in the legislative session, one major priority for Second Amendment advocates remains unfinished. Senate Bill 317 clarifies that school districts have the right to set the rules that permit teachers and staff to be armed. The 12th District Court of Appeals issued an erroneous ruling that would mandate teachers be trained the same as police officers. While this terrible...

Duty to Retreat Bill SB 383 Passes Senate Committee

On Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee passed Senate Bill 383 on a party line vote. SB 383 amends Ohio law to enact the Ohio Duty to Retreat Act providing an expansion of the locations at which a person has no duty to retreat before using force under both civil and criminal law. Democrat members of the committee repeatedly attempted to amend the bill with...

Inaugural "Rooster Run" Youth Hunt a success - paying our legacy forward

After several years of rather stagnant numbers at the Greene County Fish and Game Association annual youth hunt, a group of club member passionate about sharing our heritage with young or new hunters, decided to make a change. They formed a committee to lay the groundwork for improved recruitment. Chaired by the Club Secretary, and a hunter education instructor, Tim Ankeney with members Larry...

CHL-holder killed by police: Family demands answers, and we should too

On Friday, December 4, 23 year-old Ohio concealed handgun license (CHL)-holder Casey Goodson Jr. was shot to death by a Franklin County Sheriff's office SWAT deputy, and family members want answers. I believe Ohio's Second Amendment community should demand them as well. From the Columbus Dispatch : Family members and activists say that Casey Christopher Goodson Jr., 23, was carrying a Subway...

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