Conceal Carry

Ohio lawmakers this week were supposed to take up a controversial gun bill allowing  concealed weapons in more places and expanded access for gun owners, but that has been delayed until after Thanksgiving.

A new cross-check system between separate state law enforcement agencies has turned up 42 ineligible holders of concealed-weapon permits.

A state appeals court in Ohio has overruled a lower court decision allowing some employees at a school district where a school shooting occurred to carry concealed weapons. 

2019 was a year that saw a lot of talk about bills that would lift restrictions on guns until the deadly mass shooting in Dayton turned the tables.

Ohio Public Radio

Lawmakers and dozens of opponents of a pro-gun bill squared off in an Ohio House committee this week over so-called "Constitutional Carry." 

Ohio Public Radio

Numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and the Ohio Highway Patrol show 430 more people died from gun related deaths in 2017 than in car accidents.

Law-abiding Ohioans age 21 and older could legally carry hidden firearms without getting a permit under a proposal introduced by Ohio House Republicans and supported by GOP Governor Mike DeWine.

Statehouse News Bureau

Ohio Governor John Kasich is using an unusual procedure that will allow a gun bill to become law without his signature. 

The Ohio House has approved a bill lowering the penalties for concealed-carry permit holders who fail to tell police they have a weapon when they're detained.

Ohio lawmakers are looking at cutting the penalties for concealed-carry permit holders who fail to tell police they have a weapon when they're detained by authorities.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio House has approved a bill allowing licensed permit holders to carry concealed weapons into gun-free zones.

Ohio Public Radio

State lawmakers are considering a bill allowing people to carry concealed weapons into gun-free zones without being criminally liable.

Ohio's new concealed-carry law is now in effect.


Columbus police say an Ohio State University graduate student's death is being investigated as a drug-related incident.

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have released more details about the OSU student shot and killed early Thursday in the campus area.

Advocates on both sides of a proposed bill in the Ohio House to relax restrictions on gun-free zones are wasting no time in weighing in on yesterday's attack at Ohio State University by a knife wielding student. 

The Ohio House has approved a bill to expand the state's concealed weapons law to allow guns in places such as colleges and day cares and on private aircraft. 

A judge is giving a gun rights group more time to argue why its lawsuit challenging Ohio State University over its weapons ban shouldn't be dismissed.  

Proposed Changes To Gun Law Revives Familiar Debate

May 27, 2014

Another bill changing the state’s concealed-carry weapons law is before an Ohio Senate committee.