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Ohio Moms Condemn Passage of Dangerous Gun Legislation, Urge Governor Kasich to Veto HB 234

December 10, 2014

HB 234, Passed Today by Ohio’s Legislature, Would Weaken Firearm Training Requirements, Allow Anyone with Permit from Another State to Carry a Concealed, Loaded Gun in Ohio

In response to the Ohio legislature’s passage of H.B. 234 – legislation that would weaken firearm training requirements for Ohio concealed carry permits and allow other states to set the standards for who can carry loaded guns in public in Ohio – the Ohio Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the following statement:

“HB 234 would allow anyone with a concealed carry permit from any state—even states that have no training requirements and award permits to criminals—to carry a concealed, loaded gun in public in Ohio,” said Michele Mueller, the Ohio Chapter Leader of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. “Moms stand with law enforcement and other advocates to urge Governor Kasich to veto H.B. 234 because we should let Ohio set the standards for who can carry a gun in our state, not another state’s legislature.”

About Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is a grassroots movement of American mothers fighting for public safety measures that respect the Second Amendment and protect people from gun violence. Moms Demand Action campaigns for new and stronger solutions to lax gun laws and loopholes that jeopardize the safety of our children and families. Since its inception after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Moms Demand Action has established a chapter in every state of the country and along with Mayors Against Illegal Guns is part of Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with more than 2.5 million members and more than 40,000 donors. For more information or to get involved visit Follow us on Facebook at or on Twitter at @MomsDemand

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