There’s not much explaining to do on this one expect that it would make law abiding citizens criminals. You can see the actual law on the Ohio Legislative site at this link.
Sec. 2923.171. states that “No person shall knowingly possess or acquire any “assault weapon.”. If enacted and passed into law, this would make hundreds of thousands of Ohio citizens immediate criminals. It would be a felony of the 5th degree to even posses such a firearm.
This is not about assault weapons but part of a total deconstruction of the Constitution. Yes, that may sound alarmist, but consider the ramifications.
What if they tell you it from this point forward you can no longer own an SUV as they are deemed to dangerous? Sound outrageous?
Look at what Obamacare is bringing and tell me we knew everything about that before it became law….
To amend section 109.52 and to enact sections 109.5731 and 2923.171 of the Revised Code to prohibit a person from knowingly acquiring, possessing, carrying, or using an assault weapon and to require the Attorney General to prepare for the establishment of a firearm and ammunition transactions database.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO:
Section 1. That section 109.52 be amended and sections 109.5731 and 2923.171 of the Revised Code be enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 109.52. The bureau of criminal identification and investigation may operate and maintain a criminal analysis laboratory and mobile units thereof, create a staff of investigators and technicians skilled in the solution and control of crimes and criminal activity, keep statistics and other necessary data, maintain a firearm and ammunition transactions database, assist in the prevention of crime, and engage in such other activities as will aid law enforcement officers in solving crimes and controlling criminal activity.
Sec. 109.5731. The attorney general shall prepare for the establishment and operation of a firearm and ammunition transactions database that will be maintained by the bureau of criminal identification and investigation. The attorney general shall establish the database in conformity with the requirements of any act that is enacted by the general assembly.
Sec. 2923.171. (A) No person shall knowingly possess or acquire any assault weapon.
(B) Division (A) of this section does not apply to:
(1) Officers, agents, or employees of this or any other state or the United States, members of the armed forces of the United States or the organized militia of this or any other state, and law enforcement officers to the extent that the officer, agent, employee, or member is authorized to possess or acquire an assault weapon and is acting within the scope of the officer’s, agent’s, employee’s, or member’s duties;
(2) A manufacturer or importer of assault weapons that is licensed as a licensed manufacturer or licensed importer under the “Gun Control Act of 1968,” 82 Stat. 1213, 18 U.S.C. 1921 et seq., and any amendments or additions thereto or reenactments thereof;
(3) Carriers, warehouses, and others engaged in the business of transporting or storing firearms for hire, with respect to assault weapons lawfully transported or stored in the usual course of their business and in compliance with the laws of this state and applicable federal law.
(C) Whoever violates division (A) of this section is guilty of unlawful possession of an assault weapon, a felony of the fifth degree.
(D) As used in this section, “assault weapon” means an automatic firearm that has not been rendered permanently inoperable, a semi-automatic firearm capable of accepting a detachable magazine with the capacity to accept ten or more cartridges, and a semi-automatic firearm with a fixed magazine with the capacity to accept ten or more cartridges.
Section 2. That existing section 109.52 of the Revised Code is hereby repealed.
Ohio is playing one of the most important swing states in the 2012 Presidential election. All we’ve heard from the mainstream media is that Ohio will go Obama as it did in 2008. However, things are changing, and changing very rapidly and causing the Obama campaigns to scramble to save Ohio or , as in the Romney campaign – pushing forward on surging popularity. Read more…
Ohio is targeted as being one of the most important states in this 2012 Presidential election. A focus group in Stuebenville, Ohio came back at the end where most of the group had made up their minds. Two had leaned towards Obama and six had gone to Romney. This video is interesting in the fact that you have to watch until the very end. Notice the shock and downcast looks by the news reports. The very last second of the video shows the reports with a frown and looking down. If body language speaks, this spoke volumes.
Over 500 coal miners from American Energy Corporation’s Beallsville, Ohio mine operations gathered together to show their united support for their jobs at the Century Mine. The miners press conference was rebuffing president Obama’s ads purporting that the miners were against presidential candidate Romney. Here is their letter to the President.
Dear President Obama:.
We are writing as the employees of American Energy Century Mine in Beallsville, Ohio. You have approved in a running television campaign ads about the Mitt Romney event that was held at our Century coal mine. These ads state that we were forced to attend this rally and that is blatantly false. There are numerous false statements and absolute lies concerning our participation in this event, we, the employees, mostly started by a local shock jock host. Since your approval is attached to these ads, you may not wish to support these mistruths. Why would you lie about the 500 working miners who have signed this letter? We, the employees of Century Mine, would request you immediately stop these false ads. Thank you. Century Mine employees.
In the wake of the tragedy in Aurora, CO this past week there have been an ubiquitous call by firearm control advocates for the either the ban on large capacity magazines, the AR-15 rifle itself, and tighter restrictions on guns in general. The most gun restrictive mayor in the county, Mayor Bloomburg of New York, is calling on President Obama and Mitt Romney to do something about it.
Here in Ohio there is no law against Open Carry. Ohio Revised Code 9.68 protects individual rights to open carry, and provide that uniform state laws regarding open carry supersede local ordinances on the ban of open or conceal carry.
Unfortunately, in the aftermath of such a tragedy where an individual decided to cause mass casualties, everyone is super-sensitive and it makes a prime political opportunity for gun control activists to try to get people to react on emotion and not reason. Continue reading Arming the Victims…
The group Voters First Ohio, is coming under fire from Tea Party representatives. Voters First Ohio is 130,000 signatures short of the 385,253 valid signatures that they need to get the Redistricting Amendment to the Ohio Constitution on the ballot in November. However, they have until July 28th to “cure” their deficit.
Many of the petitions they have turned in show that they are getting a significant number of Republican and independents signing the petition, mostly by mis-representing what the Amendment is to those they are soliciting for signatures. In what appears to be typical Sal Alinsky tactics, they are actually telling people that this petition is endorsed by the TEA Party and the NRA and other conservative groups. David Langdon of Protect Your Vote is trying to get the word out to everyone in the Tea Party movement to tell them NOT to sign this petition. Continue reading Ohio Redistricting Amendment Coverup
The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law today submitted to the Ohio Attorney General, on behalf of liberty groups and business leaders, initial signatures and summary language to begin the process of adding protections against forced union participation to Ohio’s Bill of Rights.
The Senate Judiciary Committee’s vote on the so-called “Respect for Marriage Act of 2011″ will take place Thursday November 10th.
The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on a crucial bill that would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and undermine marriage in America. Not coincidentally, opponents of natural marriage are doing everything they can to push this vote in their favor. Just days ago, a group of 70 major companies that have been cowed by pro-homosexual activists issued a brief opposing the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) law that defends marriage as being between one man and one woman. These companies include: Continue reading Senate Vote on DOMA Set for Thursday
Tuesday the voters of Ohio resoundingly sent a message to Washington: “We don’t want your government healthcare!”
In a almost 66% to 34% vote Ohioans voted to enact the Proposed Constitutional Amendment to preserve the freedom of Ohioans to choose their health care and health care coverage, otherwise known nationally as Issue 3.
The passage of Issue 3 protects Ohioans from the federal government to force them to purchase any type or product or service, specifically aimed at Obama’s centerpiece legislation of national health care, otherwise known as Obamacare.
Issue 3 read:
The proposed amendment would provide that:
In Ohio, no law or rule shall compel, directly or indirectly, any person, employer, or health care provider to participate in a health care system.
In Ohio, no law or rule shall prohibit the purchase or sale of health care or health insurance.
I have heard over the past several weeks many things against Issue 3, Ohio’s Health Care Amendment. They say that it will “have dramatic consequences” for child support enforcement, our ability to license doctors and nurses, for school immunization programs, and workers compensation. All of these are lies. Below is the actual wording for the Issue 3 that will appear on your ballots. Continue reading Ohio’s Issue 3 Health Care Amendment and what is really in it?