Spring is in the air! But that hasn't stopped yet another dangerous gun bill from being introduced in the legislature. In fact, HB 147 was introduced just yesterday and would fundamentally alter the way concealed handguns are regulated in Ohio. The media is buzzing about this controversial bill. We'll keep you informed of when this and other important bills are scheduled for hearings with action alerts, so you can make the most of your voice!
Motor vehicle deaths are on the decline nationwide. Why? For decades, we have seen successful, public health-based injury prevention strategies to reduce motor vehicle deaths, including: new vehicle safety features like seat belts and air bags; safety improvements on the roadways; and a crackdown on driving under the influence of alcohol.
Just a few months into the new session, there are eleven gun violence related bills in the Ohio legislature. That's a lot to keep track of already. Rest assured, we'll continue to monitor the statehouse and keep you informed as bills are introduced, assigned to committees, testimony is offered, and votes are made.