DeWine urged the GOP-state legislature to pass laws requiring background checks for nearly all gun sales and allow courts to stop firearm access for those who are perceived as a threat to society.
The governor also said Ohio must do more while balancing the right to own firearms and have due process.
During Sunday’s memorial in Dayton, protesters chanted for Governor DeWine to “do something” following the shooting.
Back in April, DeWine said his team was working on ‘red flag’ legislation which would allow family members and police to ask a judge to temporarily confiscate guns from people they think may harm themselves or others.
On Monday, August 5, President Trump called for a similar measure, calling for “strong background checks” and mentioned pairing gun legislation with new immigration laws.
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