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Ohio Governor proposes mental health and gun action; Mike Tobin reports.
Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, said Tuesday that he supports legislation to ban the sale of assault weapons.
Turner is a gun-rights advocate, with 93 percent rating from the NRA, which, according to the Dayton Daily News. Earlier this year, he has twice voted against strengthening background checks in the house.
Rep. Mike Turner (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Turner’s daughter was across the street, where a gunman killed nine people in downtown Dayton Saturday night. She was unharmed.
“I prevent support the Second Amendment, but we need to be that mentally unstable people are terrorizing our communities with military style weapons,” he said.
DAYTON, OHIO, shooting THAT LEFT 9 people DEAD, 27 INJURED STOPPED IN UNDER A MINUTE BY POLICE officers who SHOT SUSPECT: MAYOR
He added that “carnage” assault-causing weapons, if it is to fall into the wrong hands “unbearable.”
He added that he supported red flag laws, which the President supports, for after the shooting last weekend, and magazine limits.
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Turner said he plans to discuss the measures with trump, when he reported visits Dayton on Wednesday, the Daily News.