Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, seen in November, has signed a measure into law that removes a gunowner’s need to retreat before using the gun in self-defense.

FILE – In this Nov. 18, 2020 file photo, Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine discusses the most recent data on Ohio’s soaring coronavirus cases during a news briefing at John Glenn International Airport on in Columbus, Ohio. State lawmakers across the country will be convening in 2021 with the continuing COVID-19 pandemic rippling through much of their work — and even affecting the way they work. After 10 months of emergency orders and restrictions from governors and local executive officials, some state lawmakers are eager to reassert their power over statewide decisions shaping the way people shop, work, worship and attend school. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins, File)