A public records request by Gun Rights Examiner to review 10,000 signatures opposing adoption of a “Stand Your Ground” bill (H.B. No. 203) — reportedly submitted by the Ohio Black Legislative Council to Gov. John Kasich — was answered when a compact disc containing the information arrived in Thursday’s mail.

“Is the complete and unredacted petition with all 10,000 names a public record that we as citizens have a right to see?” this correspondent publicly asked the governor on Oct. 3. “Will you make it available for public scrutiny?”

The request was partially answered.

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