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Openly Carried Guns to Be OK Near Republican Convention

Among the items protesters will be banned from carrying at this month's Republican National Convention in Cleveland: explosives, large knives, umbrellas with metal tips, and tennis balls. Something they will be allowed to carry: guns. Thanks to Ohio state laws, anyone within the 8-square-kilometer "event zone" in downtown Cleveland will be able to openly carry legally owned firearms. With a valid permit, they can even carry a concealed weapon. And city officials cannot...

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