Oklahoma lawmakers reject crossbow limits after boy's death
March 7, 2018
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers have defeated legislation to limit children's access to crossbows after a 13-year-old boy was charged with murder after his playmate was killed by an arrow.
The Oklahoma House voted 54-38 against the bill Monday. Republican Rep. Kevin Wallace of Wellston wrote the bill and says he may ask House members to reconsider.
The bill would limit a child's access to crossbows except for hunting animals and hunter safety and training classes and would makes it a misdemeanor for anyone, including parents, to sell or give a child a crossbow for other purposes....
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