Senator Cecil Thomas Lawmaker Wants References To Slavery Removed From Ohio Constitution By Ohio Public Radio • Jun 25, 2020 Ohio Public Radio The Ohio Constitution bans slavery except for one reason. At least one black lawmaker wants that exception removed. Proposed Bill Would Return Power To Make Gun Laws To Cities By Ohio Public Radio • Sep 23, 2019 Ohio Public Radio Ohio legislators passed a law in 2006 preventing local governments from passing any gun laws that are more restrictive than those enacted at the state level. Some Kasich Gun Reforms Already Proposed By Democrats By Ohio Public Radio • Mar 2, 2018 ohiosenate.gov Among Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich’s new proposals on gun laws are a ban on bump stocks” and a so-called “red flag” bill, allowing law enforcement to seize guns of people deemed dangerous. Some Lawmakers Want More Than Apologies By Ohio Public Radio • Jan 26, 2018 Ohio Public Radio Two Republican state lawmakers have issued apologies for disparaging remarks they made earlier this week at a roast for a departing employee earlier this week. But some lawmakers are demanding more than apologies.