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When Gov. Mike DeWine addressed a Dayton crowd two days after a mass shooting in August, the crowd asked him to just "do something." He responded with a proposal for universal background checks on gun sales and a version of the "red flag" law.

The governor last week retreated from both promises, saying that he has a superior plan that would expand the state’s pink slip system, hospitalizing certain people deemed at risk for violence for up to three days, and a way to make it easier to prosecute gun sellers.

House Speaker Larry Householder has said neither idea interests him.

Today on the Weekly Reporter Roundtable: gun control in Ohio, and more.


  • Jackie Borchardt, Columbus bureau chief, Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Laura Bischoff, State Government Reporter, Dayton Daily News
  • Jo Ingles, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau

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