"pink slip"

Sen. Matt Dolan (R-Chagrin Falls) testifies for S.B. 221, the so-called "STRONG Ohio" gun violence plan.
Karen Kasler

Democratic state senators had lots of questions for the sponsor of Gov. Mike DeWine’s proposed gun violence bill at its first hearing.

Sen. Matt Dolan (R-Chagrin Falls) talks about the state budget last year.
Karen Kasler

The sponsor of Gov. Mike DeWine’s gun violence proposal said it's a plan that can pass - though it's getting criticism for not including mandatory background checks or a red flag gun seizure law.

Reps. D.J. Swearingen (R-Huron, left) and Phil Plummer (R-Dayton) introduced their bill on "pink slip" laws on September 30.
Andy Chow

The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio is also raising concerns mandating more reporting of information into a database used for gun background checks.