gun shows


Of the seven bills the Ohio Senate's Government Oversight and Reform Committee heard today, three were bipartisan.


The group pushing for a law to require federally licensed dealers and background checks for most gun purchases in Ohio says it will try again after getting shot down by the state attorney general.

A picture of an Ohio gun show featured on the website Stateline Gun Shows.

Gun rights advocates say a proposal to require nearly all gun sales and transfers to go through federally licensed dealers and to require buyers to undergo background checks won’t have much of an effect on crime.