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URGENT: Ohio’s “Castle Doctrine” Vote Delayed Until Next Week!

Friday, May 23, 2008

Please Contact the Committee Members Today!

The House Criminal Justice Committee has delayed the vote on Senate Bill 184, Ohio’s “Castle Doctrine” legislation until Tuesday, May 27, 2008.  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.  Also up for a possible vote will be an amendment to SB 184.  This amendment contains language, which would not only prohibit firearm confiscation during a state of emergency, but would also make critical changes to Ohio’s concealed carry statute. Attempts are now being made by opponents to remove important provisions of this amendment.  Please continue to contact the members of the House Criminal Justice Committee TODAY and respectfully urge him or her to support this pro-gun package. 

House Criminal Justice Committee Members

State Representative John White (R-38)
(614) 466-6504
district38@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Barbara Sears (R-46)
(614) 466-1731
district46@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Louis Blessing, Jr. (R-29)
(614) 466-9091
district29@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Jim Carmichael (R-3)
(614) 466-1474
district03@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Tony Core (R-83)
(614) 466-8147
district83@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Jim Hughes (R-22)
(614) 466-2473
district22@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Jon Peterson (R-2)
(614) 644-6711
district02@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Joseph Uecker (R-66)
(614) 466-8134
district66@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Timothy DeGeeter (D-15)
(614) 466-3485
district15@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Stephen Dyer (D-43)
(614) 466-1790
district43@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Tracy Heard (D-26)
(614) 466-8010
district26@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Dale Mallory (D-32)
(614) 466-1645
district32@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Sandra Williams (D-11)
(614) 466-1414
district11@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Tyrone Yates (D-33)
(614) 466-1308
district33@ohr.state.oh.us

State Representative Kenny Yuko (D-7)
(614) 466-8012
district07@ohr.state.oh.us

 

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