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Gun rights group pushes against Tulsa park policy


September 13, 2018

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma gun advocates are pushing back after a new Tulsa park turned away people carrying handguns, arguing that the new riverfront park isn't abiding by state law.

Three individuals with handguns, including an Oklahoma Second Amendment Association member, were prohibited from entering the Gathering Place when it officially opened to the public last weekend. Park officials said Saturday that handguns weren't permitted because firearms didn't create a safe and inclusive environment for families, the Tulsa World reported .

"Park security and the Tulsa Police Department...

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