Supporters rallied in Columbus Tuesday and claim it will save lives, but opponents think it only hurts law abiding citizens.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shootings in Connecticut, lawmakers crafted a bill that would expand background checks to private firearms sales among other things.
Supporters rallied in Columbus Tuesday and claim it will save lives, but opponents think it only hurts law abiding citizens. When it comes to the shootings in Newtown, Chuck Larosa believes arming school staff is the best way to prevent the situation some teachers found themselves in.
He was one of dozens of opponents at the rally. but Carlee Soto, who's sister Vicki was one of the teachers killed in that shooting, disagrees. She says her sister would never had thought of picking up a gun and killing someone.
She added, while background checks might not have prevented the shooting that took her sister's life it might save others and that makes it worth the effort.