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Kasich signs anti-menacing law to protect businesses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKRC) -- A bill aimed at trying to prevent mass shootings in Ohio is becoming a law. It's a story Local 12 was first to report.
 
The bill, spearheaded by Newtown's police chief, expands the state's anti-menacing law. . Chief Tom Synan says he wanted to change the law after a disgruntled employee threatened to shoot co-workers at a business there two years ago. Even though the man wrote out a manifesto detailing his plan, a menacing charge was dismissed because he had threatened a business, not a specific person.

With the new law, a business can be considered a victim, and can receive the same protections. Churches will also be included.

Governor John Kasich just signed it into law.

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