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Governor Fallin Vetoes Important Self-Defense Bill

Friday, May 11, 2018

Governor Fallin Vetoes Important Self-Defense Bill

FAIRFAX, Va. – The Executive Director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, Chris W. Cox, released the following statement on Friday in reaction to Gov. Mary Fallin’s veto of Senate Bill 1212: 

“Gov. Fallin vetoed this important piece of self-defense legislation despite the state legislature’s overwhelming approval of the bill and her commitment to NRA members to support constitutional carry when she ran for reelection. Make no mistake, this temporary setback will be rectified when Oklahoma residents elect a new, and genuinely pro-Second Amendment governor.”

 


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