Media Coverage, Stand Your Ground

Ohio governor reverses veto threat, relies on CPRC research in decision to sign state’s new Stand Your Ground Law

11 Jan , 2021  

Many were surprised that Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the state’s new Stand Your Ground Law. In December, headlines in Ohio indicated: “DeWine Hints He Will Veto ‘Stand Your Ground’ Bill.” The decision made Ohio the 34th state to have such a provision. Recently it has come to light that the CPRC played a role in the governor’s decision.…

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Ohio becomes the 34th State with Stand Your Ground Rules

5 Jan , 2021  

With the Ohio governor signing the new law, more than two-thirds of the states now have Stand Your Ground rules. We have written a lot on that issue (see here). But we wanted to link back to a piece that we had a few years ago when the CPRC testified before the Minnesota State House.…