OHIO: "Castle Doctrine" Scheduled for Hearing! Next week, the House Criminal Justice Committee will again be accepting opponent/proponent testimony on House Bill 264. House Bill 264, sponsored by State Representative Lynn Wachtmann (R-75) would preserve an individual's right to respond with force in self-defense or defense of family, without fear of civil lawsuits by criminals. Please make plans to attend this important hearing to help protect the right to self-defense for all the law-abiding citizens of Ohio. For contact information and information on how to attend the hearing, please click here.