January 22, 2019

Positivity: Ohio House, Senate Override Kasich Veto On Self-Defense Gun Bill

Filed under: 2nd Amendment,Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

Good News From Late Last Year for Ohioans:

Originally published on December 27, 2018 2:37 pm

The Ohio House and Senate have voted to override Gov. John Kasich’s veto on, HB228, a bill that would revamp the way the state handles self-defense cases in court.

The bill shifts the burden of proof in self-defense cases from the defense to the prosecution.

The legislation had strong support from pro-gun groups who said this would put Ohio in step with every other state in the country. Buckeye Firearms Association President Jim Irvine said shifting the burden ensures that someone is “innocent until proven guilty…one of the pillars of our nation’s legal system.” …

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