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Ohio has made very little progress with its weak gun safety laws, and in fact legislators are actively working to remove protections in the Buckeye State. Despite the state’s gun homicide rate increasing over the past decade, higher than the nationwide increase, lawmakers recently passed a dangerous Shoot First law, encouraging violence and vigilantism in public—and eliminated the requirement that a person get a permit and safety training before carrying a concealed gun in public. Lawmakers also recently passed a dangerous law which allows K–12 schools to arm teachers.

1,728 In an average year, 1,728 people die by guns in Ohio. More at EveryStat.
#33 in the country for Gun Law Strength. (Same as last year). See why.

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