Bill mandates gun locks to deny child access

TIFFANY L. PARKS | Daily Reporter
Published: 07/29/2013

The sponsor of a bill that would prohibit individuals from storing or leaving a firearm in their home under certain circumstances has said the measure wasn’t crafted to trample on the Constitution.

“I am sure there are many concerns that arise regarding this legislation, its constitutionality and the potential infringement of an individual’s Second Amendment rights,” said Rep. Bill Patmon, D-Cleveland, regarding House Bill 31.

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