Senate District 11
Teresa Fedor
Fedor Condemns Passage of Senate Bill 215
December 16, 2021
Today, state Senator Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) condemned the passage of Senate Bill 215, which would remove almost all requirements for anyone, 21 years of age or older, to carry a concealed handgun in Ohio. The bill, which is opposed by the Fraternal Order of Police, also removes the duty to notify law enforcement that a person is carrying a concealed handgun.

“Senate Bill 215 ignores the will of the people and restricts Ohioans’ freedom to safely walk in their neighborhoods,” said Fedor. “You cannot say you are pro-police and also support this bill. S. B. 215 will take Ohio in the opposition direction of public safety, and I fear more innocent people will die, including children.”

A recent poll found that more than 60 percent of Ohio voters oppose any bills that allow for a concealed weapon without a license. 
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