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Ohio’s “Castle Doctrine” Legislation Scheduled for a Vote in Senate Committee!

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Please Contact the Committee Members Today!

Senate Bill 184, Ohio’s “Castle Doctrine” bill is scheduled for a possible vote in the Senate Judiciary – Criminal Justice Committee.  This committee meeting will take place on Wednesday April 9, at 10:30am in the North Hearing Room in the State Capital Building.

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 with force in defense of their lives and family, and immunize the victim from civil lawsuits by criminals or the criminal’s family.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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