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Columbus, Dayton sue AG Dave Yost to improve Ohio’s background-check database


The cities of Columbus and Dayton have sued the office of Attorney General Dave Yost (above), claiming the state’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation isn’t doing enough to ensure warrants, court convictions, and other red flags are entered into state and national background-check databases. (Jeremy Pelzer,

COLUMBUS, Ohio—City attorneys for Columbus and Dayton have asked a Franklin County court to order Attorney General Dave Yost’s office to fix “large, dangerous gaps” in state and federal background-check reporting systems.

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