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Open Carry a-ok in Oklahoma

Open Carry a-ok in Oklahoma

This week Gov. Mary Fallin signed open carry into law in Oklahoma–sort of.  If you have a concealed handgun license you will be able to open carry in public.  Citizens without one may not open carry. Businesses will be allowed to forbid open carry on their properties, as they can prohibit weapons now.  There is […]

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Oklahoma House Passes Open Carry Measure

Oklahoma House Passes Open Carry Measure

Oklahomans with concealed handgun permits would be allowed to carry their weapons in the open if a bill that easily passed the House of Representatives becomes law. But members defeated an amendment Thursday that would have allowed for the open carrying of handguns anywhere without a permit. Senate Bill 1733 would allow anyone possessing a license […]

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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signs CareerTech Gun Bill

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin Signs CareerTech Gun Bill

Despite objections from the director of the CareerTech system, Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill Wednesday that allows students, teachers and visitors with a valid concealed-carry permit to store a handgun in their vehicles on the technology center’s parking lots. House Bill 1652 takes effect Nov. 1. The provisions in the bill are similar to existing […]

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Oklahoma Open Carry HB 1647 in Trouble

Oklahoma Open Carry HB 1647 in Trouble

Rep. John Bennett’s (R-Sallisaw) open carry bill was severely damaged in the Oklahoma House of Representatives late last night.  Apparently Rep. Emily Virgin (D-Oklahoma City) had her amendment approved which adds the language ““if the person has filed an emergency protective order, or if a protective order has been granted by a district court”.  This […]

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