Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a law Monday expanding gun rights across the state.
The new law would:
* Specify that an active duty member of the U.S. Armed Forces: (1) does not need a concealed handgun license to carry a handgun concealed if the member is carrying valid military identification and documentation of successful completion of specified firearms training; and (2) may be sold or furnished a handgun if the member has received specified firearms training;
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* Prohibits a business entity from having a policy that prohibits a concealed handgun licensee from transporting or storing a firearm in the person’s motor vehicle;
* Modifies the prohibition against carrying a concealed handgun onto institutions of higher education, day-care facilities, aircraft, certain government facilities, public areas of airport terminals, and school safety zones;
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* Allows a sheriff to use concealed handgun license fee revenue to purchase ammunition and firearms;
* Authorizes certain children’s crisis care facilities to maintain firearms.
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