Ohio Politics

FLASH: Petro finds ''no-guns'' signs on fairgrounds NOT valid

In response to a request from the Preble County Prosecuting Attorney, Attorney General Jim Petro has issued an opinion that coincides with one Ohioans For Concealed Carry has maintained since House Bill 12, Ohio's concealed carry law, went into effect: Ohio county fairboards may not post "no-guns" signs on fairgrounds property other than buildings, and concealed carry by licensed individuals is...

Ohio doctor registered as sex offender permitted to continue practice

Editor's Note: Judging from their new concealed carry website , even the Ohio Hospital Association won't speak up about this absurdity - as long as his patients don't try and exercise their right to self-defense at his office. February 6, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - With four doctors serving 15,000 people in Monroe County, a judge said she had no other choice but to allow a doctor registered as a...

Toledo gun control laws amount to colossal failure

It's getting hard to keep up with the crime headlines in Toledo. While the council and mayor chase smokers, vote to reinstate failed laws aimed at disarming the poor, and write letters to Gov. Taft opposing HB12, the innocent citizens of that city are under seige. The following headlines were all published in the past week in the Toledo Blade: Police take 20 minutes to respond to 911 call; 4 yr...

TONY GORDON DIED TRYING TO FOLLOW OSHP CAPT. JOHN BORN'S ADVICE

More information is now available concerning the tragic shooting of James Anthony ("Tony") Gordon in a Dayton carjacking Tuesday. (For background on this story, see: "Blood on their hands?: Dayton man dies in apparent carjacking" ) James Anthony Gordon, 27, of 309 E. Fairview Ave., was shot about 11:08 p.m. as his 13-year-old nephew, a passenger in the T-bird, watched. The car was stopped for a...

Concealed-carry reform and the post-Householder outlook

The election of the speaker of the Ohio House is 17 months away, but several state legislators have already begun meeting with fellow Republican House members seeking their support for a run at the seat. Each of the potential speaker candidates who have stepped forward thus far are 2002 OFCC PAC Endorsees. Current Speaker Larry Householder cannot run for re-election next year because of the state...

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