DeWine to unveil plans for longer prison sentences for Ohioans convicted of gun crimes


DeWine to unveil plans for longer prison sentences for Ohioans convicted of gun crimes

Staff report

COLUMBUS

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and state Senator Jim Hughes, R-Columbus, are scheduled to announce legislation today aimed at decreasing violent gun crimes in Ohio. The Violent Career Criminal Act proposes longer prison sentences for certain repeat offenders convicted of a crime involving a firearm. The bill also would change prison terms for some repeat offenders convicted of gun specifications.

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