HB 48 would also open “day care centers” to concealed carry, so that mothers with concealed carry permits can defend their children. He said his goal is to “facilitate responsible gun ownership and enable Ohioans to protect themselves.”

Ohio representative Ron Maag (R-Lebanon) has introduced legislation–House Bill 48–to do away with gun-free “victim zones” in churches and government buildings and on college campuses.

Maag believes the right to bear arms is over regulated and that the limitations put on it by gun-free ordinances simply create target-rich environments for criminals.