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Oklahoma group seeks vote to reject 'permitless carry' law


August 11, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker from Oklahoma City filed paperwork Monday seeking a public vote on whether to reject a bill that would allow people in the state to openly carry firearms without a background check or training.

Rep. Jason Lowe's referendum petition targets a bill passed overwhelmingly last session that quickly became the first signed by the state's new Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt. The bill is scheduled to take effect Nov. 1.

"This bill was railroaded through the Legislature to the governor's desk," said Lowe, who was flanked at a press conference by church...

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