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Two Pro-Gun Bills Advancing to Oklahoma Senate!

Friday, March 17, 2006

On Tuesday, March 14, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 2696 on an overwhelming vote of 94-1!  HB 2696, sponsored by Representative Trebor Worthen (R-87), will eliminate any threat of restrictions being imposed on lawful uses of firearms or ammunition during a state of emergency. 

On Wednesday, March 15, House Bill 2615, the “Stand Your Ground Law,” passed the House of Representatives on a vote of 96 to 2!  HB 2615, sponsored by Representative Kevin Calvey (R-94), recognizes that the citizens of Oklahoma have the right to expect absolute safety in a place that he or she has a right to be. 

Both HB 2696 and HB 2615 are now advancing to the Senate.  Please contact your State Senator and ask him or her to support HB 2696 and HB 2615.  The general phone number for the Oklahoma State Senate is (405) 524-0126.

If you need help identifying your State Senator please use the "Write Your Representative" feature found at www.NRAILA.org

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