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Columbus, Ohio to Hold Hearing on Semi-Auto Ban!

Friday, July 8, 2005

The Columbus City Council, led by Safety Committee Chair Michael C. Mentel, will be hosting one more public hearing concerning legislation that would ban semi-automatic firearms, after which, this ordinance will be put to a vote among the council.  This legislation goes much further than the recently expired federal semi-automatic ban, making it the worst of its kind. 

Do not let Mr. Mentel and other city council members strip law-abiding citizens of their Constitutional Right to Keep and Bear Arms in Columbus! 

It is vital that NRA members attend this hearing and voice their opposition to this egregious act brought on by Mr. Mentel and other council members.  Please be sure to spread the word to family, friends, and fellow firearm owners to do the same.

The hearing will be held on Monday, July 11, at 5:00 p.m. on the 2nd Floor of the Council Chambers at 90 West Broad Street in Columbus. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please call the Columbus City Council at (614) 645-7380 to voice your opposition. Below is a list of your council members:

 

City Council Members and Legislative Aides

Matthew D. Habash

Council President

Legislative Aide: Todd Dieffenderfer

Email: tfdieffenderfer@columbus.gov  (614) 645-8564

 

Michael C. Mentel

Council President Pro-Tem

Legislative Aide: Kate McSweeney

Email: mkmcsweeney@columbus.gov  (614) 645-8558

 

Kevin L. Boyce

Legislative Aide: Sheri-Lynn Caffey

Email: slcaffey@columbus.gov (614) 645-0852

 

Mary Jo Hudson

Legislative Aide: Scott Varner

Email: sjvarner@columbus.gov  (614) 645-6798

 

Maryellen O`Shaughnessy

Legislative Aide: Lelia Cady

Email: lecady@columbus.gov  (614) 645-8509

 

Charleta B. Tavares

Legislative Aide: Bo Chilton

Email: rechilton@columbus.gov  (614) 645-8580

 

Patsy A. Thomas

Legislative Aide: Kathy Owens

Email: kaowens@columbus.gov  (614) 645-8559

 

Postal Address

Columbus City Council

City Hall

90 West Broad Street, Room 231

Columbus, OH 43215-9015

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