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Ohio

Ohio has some of the weakest gun laws in the country. Ohio has no law requiring background checks on unlicensed gun sales, and state law allows teachers to carry guns in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. Ohio has no laws prohibiting domestic abusers from possessing guns. 

1,602 In an average year, 1,602 people die by guns in Ohio. More at EveryStat.
#30 in the country for Gun Law Strength. See why.

To become a safer state, Ohio can enact a law requiring background checks on all gun sales, prohibit teachers from carrying guns, enact laws prohibiting domestic abusers from possessing guns, and enact an Extreme Risk law.

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