Conceal-Carry Permits State Reports Decline In Number Of Conceal-Carry Licenses Issued By Associated Press • Mar 2, 2018 The Ohio Attorney General's office says more than 131 thousand conceal-carry licenses were issued last year, down 34 percent from the record set in 2016 and below the five-year average. House Approves Bill Lowering Penalties For CCW Carriers Detained By Police By Associated Press • Oct 25, 2017 The Ohio House has approved a bill lowering the penalties for concealed-carry permit holders who fail to tell police they have a weapon when they're detained. Ohio House Committee Lowers Penalties For Certain Detained Conceal-Carry Permit Holders By Associated Press • Sep 21, 2017 Ohio lawmakers are looking at cutting the penalties for concealed-carry permit holders who fail to tell police they have a weapon when they're detained by authorities. More Conceal Carry Permits Issued This Year Than Last By Associated Press • Dec 26, 2016 Records from the Ohio Attorney General's office show the number of concealed carry permits issued by the state this year is on pace to far exceed the number of permits issued in 2015. Bill Allows Some Adults To Carry Concealed Weapons By Jim Letizia, Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Apr 9, 2015 A bill in the Ohio House would allow certain gun owners to carry concealed weapons without a permit. Ohio House Approves Hunter Silencer Use Bill By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Dec 11, 2014 The Ohio House has approved a Senate-passed bill allowing hunters to use silencers and relaxing some rules for concealed handgun licenses. Lawmakers Working To Close Conceal-Carry Loophole By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 15, 2014 ohioccwforums.com Some Ohio lawmakers are trying to close a gun law loophole allowing municipalities to get around a provision permitting concealed weapons in parks. Another Record Year Of Concealed Carry Licenses By Mike Foley & Associated Press • Mar 3, 2014 Ohio's attorney general reports that more than 145,000 concealed carry licenses were issued in Ohio last year for the largest number issued since licensing began in the state in 2004. Ohio Issues Record Number Of Licenses For Concealed Weapons By Mike Foley & Associated Press • Nov 18, 2013 State officials say there's been a big surge in concealed carry permits in Ohio this year. CCW Licenses Increase By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 2, 2013 Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the number of licenses issued for carrying concealed weapons in the first three months of the year increased sharply compared with the same period a year ago. More CCW Permits Issued By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Feb 28, 2013 The number of Ohioans getting a license to carry a concealed weapon has set another record.