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Ohio: Constitutional Carry Legislation Scheduled in Committee Next Week

Friday, May 22, 2015

Ohio: Constitutional Carry Legislation Scheduled in Committee Next Week

Please contact members of the House State Government Committee today in support of HB 152!

Next Wednesday, May 27, the Ohio House State Government Committee is scheduled to hear and accept proponent testimony on House Bill 152, at 2:00 p.m., in Room 121.

As previously reported, this NRA-backed “constitutional/permitless carry” legislation, sponsored by state Representatives Ron Hood (R-78) and Thomas Brinkman, Jr. (R-27), will recognize the right of those who are 21 and older to carry a concealed firearm, without a permit, granted they are not prohibited from possessing a firearm under federal law.  This legislation also specifies that an otherwise law-abiding person carrying a firearm may not be searched or detained, and their firearm may not be seized, regardless of the time period. HB 152 would leave the current carry permit process in place for those who wish to take part in state reciprocity agreements.

We urge you to politely contact members of the House State Government Committee today and urge them to vote in support of House Bill 152. 

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