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Wed Mar 22, 2017, 05:58 PM

New Ohio gun law expands where people can carry concealed weapons

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A new Ohio law begins today, allowing employees to bring guns to company parking lots and licensed Ohioans to carry concealed guns to more places.

Employers can still ban weapons inside their businesses, but they can no longer prohibit concealed carry permit holders from leaving firearms locked in their personal vehicles parked on company property.

The new law also grants civil immunity to employers for injuries and deaths that result from guns brought on company property.

The change doesn't apply to U.S. post offices and other federal buildings. The Ohio Chamber of Commerce opposed the law, saying it interferes with employers' property rights.

Read more: http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2017/03/ohio_gun_law_changes_take_effe.html

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