Assault Weapons Ban

Ohio Public Radio

Clergy and advocates for the poor converged at the Statehouse Monday for what was called a "die in." 

Ohio Public Radio

 Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Junior advocated for Americans living in poverty in what was called the "Poor People's Campaign." 

Two people are scheduled to appear in court today on charges of killing a Franklinton man during an apparent robbery over the weekend.

Among Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich’s new proposals on gun laws are a ban on bump stocks” and a so-called “red flag” bill, allowing law enforcement to seize guns of people deemed dangerous. 

Dozens of Columbus Schools students staged a demonstration against gun violence Thursday at the Statehouse.

Two Democratic state lawmakers are proposing legislation to ban  assault weapons in the wake of recent mass shootings.

Portman Clarifies Position On Assault Weapons Ban

Jan 22, 2013

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio now says he's not convinced an assault weapons ban would help curb gun violence.