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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Universal Background Checks in Ohio.’ Background Checks. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 5 December

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Private Sales in Ohio

Ohio does not require a background check on the purchaser of a firearm when the seller is not a licensed dealer.

Ohio prohibits any person from recklessly selling, lending, giving, or furnishing a firearm to a person prohibited by state law from acquiring a firearm. Moreover, Ohio prohibits possessing a firearm with the purpose of disposing of it in violation of this provision…

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