State Senate passes changes to concealed carry law

The Ohio Senate passed legislation Thursday that would allow permit holders to carry concealed weapons into bars or restaurants, so long as they are not consuming alcohol.

Senate Bill 239 passed, 23-10, and heads to the Ohio House for further consideration.

The legislation includes two provisions: one related to where firearms are stored in motor vehicles and one allowing concealed carry in establishments covered by liquor permits.

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