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10 April 2002

Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

Law-abiding Hamilton County residents can carry concealed weapons, the 1st Ohio District Court of Appeals decided Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging Ohio's ban on carrying hidden weapons. A three-judge panel unanimously called the Ohio statute vague and subjective in their opinion that the law is unconstitutional. The problem with (the law) is that it does not simply regulate but effectively prohibits law-abiding citizens from bearing weapons, said Judge Mark Painter.... (

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