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Ohio law provides that when selling any firearm, a federally licensed firearms dealer must offer for sale a trigger lock, gun lock, or gun locking device appropriate for the firearm being sold.1Federal law is similar.

Ohio has no law requiring firearm owners to utilize locking devices.

 See our Safe Storage policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue. 

  1. Ohio Rev. Code § 2923.25.[]