COLUMBUS, OHIO — Concealed carriers in good standing with the State of Ohio will no longer need to get a background check when they purchase firearms. This comes from the Ohio Attorney General in a recent press release. Because Ohio concealed carriers already go through an advanced screening process including federal and state background investigations, it only makes sense.
“I’m pleased Ohio concealed carry license holders will not have to undergo additional background checks each time they want to buy a firearm,” said Attorney General DeWine. “Ohio concealed carry license holders who are in good standing have already passed thorough state and federal background checks so there is no reason to force them to submit to additional checks if they want to buy a firearm.”
It’s a common sense approach that gets painfully overlooked by a lot of states. In general, any time you purchase a firearm from a vendor with a federal firearm license, you are obliged to undergo a background check through the NICS. When the NICS gives the vendor a “green light”, the sale can take place. However, any concealed carrier in Ohio would have already gone through a much more extensive background investigation …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation