A group of activists is looking to bring a legislative proposal on expanded background checks to the Ohio legislature for consideration. Most private gun transactions, such as sales at gun shows or auctions, would require a background check under the measure.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Tuesday requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration and federal aid in response to 21 tornadoes touching down in the western and central parts of the state in late May.

A group of activists is looking to bring a legislative proposal on expanded background checks to the Ohio legislature for consideration. Most private gun transactions, such as sales at gun shows or auctions, would require a background check under the measure.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Tuesday requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration and federal aid in response to 21 tornadoes touching down in the western and central parts of the state in late May.