Ever since the GOP primaries, Kasich has sounded a bit like the late Rodney King: "Can't we all just get along?"
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."
-- Robert A. Heinlein, Beyond This Horizon
"Remember that protecting our gun rights still boils down to keeping a majority in the electorate, and that our daily activities can have the impact of being ambassadors for the gun culture ..."
Open carry is a First Amendment exercise.