Eugene Volokh in the WaPo: The view that the Second Amendment protects some sort of right to carry guns outside the home remains the minority view among post-Heller appellate courts, but it’s a substantial minority, and this decision adds to that minority. Here is a bit from the decision noting that while both Heller and […]
Occupy activists plead guilty to conspiracy and weapons of mass destruction charges Last week three of the five Occupy activists arrested for attempting to blow up a commuter bridge in Ohio in May pled guilty to use of a weapon of mass destruction, attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, and attempted use of […]
Good: 12 states on path to guns with no permits Colorado, Iowa, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota and Virgina have no-permit-needed legislation in the works. They’d join Alaska, Arizona, Vermont and Wyoming. South Dakota is just waiting for the governor’s signature.
Guns in bars cause no problems, local law officials say they have seen no real issues Shockingly, there haven’t been dozens of drunken shoot-outs between Ohio bar-goers since the state began allowing those with concealed carry permits to carry guns into places where alcohol is served. “We haven’t had any problems yet,” said Huron County […]
Here’s a little more on the story about the Ohio Supreme Court ruling that the city of Cleveland’s gun restrictions violated state law. Eugene Volokh writes: Two of the seven Justices dissented, but I find it hard to understand their argument. They reasoned, quoting an earlier case, that “in order for … a conflict to […]
Ohio Supreme Court shoots down local gun control The Ohio Supreme Court today dealt a fatal blow to local efforts to regulate firearms, concluding that a more permissive state law should trump restrictions on guns in cities. In a 5-2 ruling, the state’s top court struck down Cleveland’s assault-weapons ban and registration requirement for handguns. […]
A release on the Outdooor Wire notes that fallow deer have been observed in a couple of Ohio counties. Fallow deer are European natives but some are raised in the US. The fallow deer are reportedly escapees from a propagator in Warren County. Both fallow bucks and does have been observed according to reports. This […]
Columbus, Ohio: When an armed robber barged into a North Side motel room Wednesday night and ordered the six people there to the floor, he put a 70-year-old woman closer to her handgun. The great-grandmother knelt between the beds, reached into her purse on the floor and pulled out her .357 Magnum pistol. She fired […]