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Oklahoma Castle Doctrine Expansion Bill Took Effect Today!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

On April 25, Governor Mary Fallin signed into law a "Castle Doctrine" expansion bill which went into effect today, November 1.  House Bill 1439 expands the right of an owner, manager, or employee of a business to use deadly force if necessary against an intruder when there is reasonable fear of imminent peril of death or great bodily harm.  This bill was authored by state Representative Steve Vaughan (R-37) and state Senator David Myers (R-20).

Please contact Governor Mary Fallin and the bill sponsors to express your thanks for their leadership on this important self–defense legislation!

Contact information for Governor Mary Fallin may be found by clicking here.

Bill Sponsors’ Contact Information:

Representative Steve Vaughan
steve.vaughan@okhouse.gov 

Senator David Myers
ingraham@oksenate.gov

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