Bill could make Ohio a Second Amendment Sanctuary State

Bill could make Ohio a Second Amendment Sanctuary State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – Ohio could become a Second Amendment Sanctuary State if House Bill 62 were to become law. That would mean federal regulations on guns wouldn’t apply here. Gun violence spiked across the U.S. during the pandemic. The FBI says 2020 saw a record increase in murders by more than 20%. President Biden has called America’s problem with gun violence an “epidemic” and “international embarrassment.” He’s proposed six possible executive order law changes, including banning ghost guns — guns without serial numbers. Many people across the country support these measures, including the Moms Demand Action Ohio chapter. In a statement, they said: With our state in the grips of a gun violence epidemic that kills over 1,500 Ohioans a year, we instead ask our lawmakers to listen to the voices of the majority of people in Ohio who support common sense public safety measures.” Still, potential gun laws make some Ohioans nervous. House Bill 62 would make Ohio a Second Amendment Sanctuary State, meaning Ohio would have the power to nullify any federal law or court ruling that goes against the second amendment. This includes: Tax on guns or ammunition Registering or tracking guns and their owners Any act forbidding gun ownership or transfer Any act ordering the confiscation of guns Could Ohio’s Second Amendment Sanctuary State bill stand up in court? Could Ohio’s Second Amendment Sanctuary State bill stand up in court? CONNECTING… Rob Sexton, with the Buckeye Firearms Association, said the bill is a step […]

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