Guns in the News: DeWine and Ohio’s Self-Defense Law | USCCA

There’s some good news coming out of the Midwest that pertains to Ohio’s self-defense law. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine recently signed SB 175 into law on Jan. 4, 2021 (effective April 6, 2021). This “stand your ground” bill expands the locations at which a person has no duty to retreat before using force under both civil and criminal law.

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