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URGENT: Ohio Senate Judiciary – Criminal Justice Committee Cancels Hearing on “Castle Doctrine” Legislation!

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Please Contact the Senate Committee Members and Urge Them to Support SB184!

The Senate Judiciary – Criminal Justice Committee has taken Senate Bill 184, Ohio’s “Castle Doctrine”, off of the agenda for their Wednesday, February 6 meeting. 

SB 184, sponsored by State Senator Steve Buehrer (R-1), would help restore the fundamental right of self-defense.  This legislation would restore the right of individuals to respond in force in defense of their lives and family without fear of civil lawsuits by criminals.

Please continue to contact members of the Senate Judiciary - Criminal Justice Committee and urge them to support SB 184. Contact information for the Senate Judiciary - Criminal Justice Committee is listed below:

Timothy Grendell (R-18) Chairman
Telephone: 614-644-7718
Email: SD18@mailr.sen.state.oh.us

Bill Seitz (R-8) Vice-Chairman
Telephone: 614-466-8068
Email: sd08@mailr.sen.state.oh.us

Lance Mason (D-25) Ranking Minority Member
Telephone: 614/466-4583
Email: senatormason@maild.sen.state.oh.us

Steve Austria (R-10)
Telephone: 614-466-3780
Email: sd10@mailr.sen.state.oh.us

Keith Faber (R-12)
Telephone: 614-466-7584
Email: SD12@mailr.sen.state.oh.us

Teresa Fedor (D-11)
Telephone: 614-466-5204
Email:
fedoroffice@maild.sen.state.oh.us

Tim Schaffer (R-31)
Telephone: 614-466-5838
Email: SD31@mailr.sen.state.oh.us

Shirley Smith (D-21)
Telephone: 614/466-4857
Email: senatorsmith@maild.sen.state.oh.us

Steve Stivers (R-16)
Telephone: 614/466-5981
Email:
sd16@mailr.sen.state.oh.us

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