The Ohio Capital Journal reports:
An Ohio House committee has signed off on the Second Amendment Preservation Act, clearing the way for its consideration on the floor. The measure removes references in state firearms law to federal statutes and places strict limits on cooperation with federal officials.
The stated purpose being to keep local agencies from enforcing federal laws or regulations. But the ambitions of the bill’s supporters stretch much further than that, and opponents contend it could be a disaster for local law enforcement.
House Speaker Jason Stephens has a handful of sessions planned before the end of the year, and he wants to bring it to the floor by then. The day before the bill got its first hearing, a federal judge struck down the Missouri law that served as its model.
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An Ohio House committee has signed off on the Second Amendment Preservation Act, clearing the way for its consideration on the floor.
— Ohio Capital Journal (@OhioCapJournal) November 20, 2023