Stand Your Ground

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Stand Your Ground Ohio

Current Ohio gun law says individuals may defend themselves and their property, but they must retreat if able to do so safely. Stand your ground legislation now in the Ohio house would remove that obligation to retreat.

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Public safety
3:38 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Cincinnati Council opposes "Stand Your Ground"

"Stand Your Ground" press conference at City Hall
Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati Council is now on the record opposing a plan to bring “Stand Your Ground” legislation to Ohio.  

It became the focal point of Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman incident in Florida.  A jury found the neighborhood watch volunteer not guilty in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Martin.  

Democratic State Representative Alicia Reece said during a press conference Ohio doesn’t need such a law.

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