As we reported yesterday, state Senate President Peter Courtney (D-11) introduced Senate Bill 1594, identical to Senate Bill 1550 sponsored by state Senator Ginny Burdick (D-18), which died earlier this legislative session.  The Legislature is within a few short days of adjourning and with budget issues still waiting to be addressed, the timing of SB 1594’s introduction can considered as underhanded – designed to either sneak past gun owners’ attention or make political hay out of the recent tragedy in Ohio.

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