This article is meant to take a look at Ohio’s open and concealed carry laws so that you folks can get a better idea what is and is not legal in the state.
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These issues were in a stalemate, at least until Monday, when Common Pleas Judge Shirley Strickland-Saffold removed several of Cleveland’s firearms ordinances.
A story out of Youngstown today, as a theft suspect who was shot by his potential victim is in the hospital and facing several charges.
Do the ends justify the means in this shocking and tragic situation?
That was when Mr. Deboard came into play. During the officer’s struggle, Cpl. Wheeler looked up and saw Dylan DeBoard, who had produced his handgun, while announcing to the officer and the assailant that he had a concealed carry permit and was pointing his weapon at the assailant.
If you don’t see the media commenting on the fact that 500,000 concealed carry licensed Ohio gun owners, did not cause a single incident during the event that was sure to end the world; and that Ohio’s open carry law did not result in an armed militia disrupting the event, don’t be shocked.
As a former police officer, I am very disturbed, as most of the sane populace of our country, at the complete undermining and attack of our nations police force over the last 8 years. It has come from both sides of the political spectrum and the highest office of our country.
The students we see in our CCW classes cross all demographics. We have college students who want it for protection when leaving their workplace late at night. There are senior citizens that realize how vulnerable they are and want the option to carry a firearm.
The owner of an Ohio gun shop was shot and killed when a student in a concealed carry permit class accidentally discharged a weapon, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Effective immediately, citizens of Ohio who posses a valid concealed handgun permit will no longer be submitted to the state background check when purchasing a firearm from a licensed dealer.