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Permitless carry gun bill sails through Oklahoma committee

 

February 8, 2019



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A bill vetoed last year by then-Gov. Mary Fallin that would allow Oklahoma residents to carry a gun without any training or a background check appears to be sailing toward the new Republican governor, who has said he'll sign it.

Dubbed "constitutional carry" by its supporters, the measure easily cleared its first legislative hurdle Thursday when a House committee approved it on a 9-2 vote. The measure now advances to the full House. A similar bill has been introduced in the Senate.

At least 14 states have approved some version of permitless carry, most recently South...



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