Lawmaker, advocacy group again target Oklahoma gun carry law

The Associated Press - February 3, 2020 3:10 pm

State Rep. Jason Lowe

A Democratic state lawmaker and a group advocating for more restrictive gun laws are launching another attempt to overturn a new Oklahoma law that allows people to carry firearms without a background check or training.

State Rep. Jason Lowe of Oklahoma City and members of the group Moms Demand Action helped launch the initiative petition on Monday.

Once the petition has been processed, supporters will have 90 days to gather the roughly 95,000 signatures needed to put the question on the ballot. The same group attempted a veto referendum last year, but fell short of the required signatures.

 

Latest Stories

Senate passes legislation requiring children to wear seat belts

(For digital audio, go to oksenate.gov and select “Media”) OKLAHOMA CITY – The full Senate prioritized...

Senate approves measures to strengthen laws on strangulation and for assault and battery on pregnant women

  (For digital audio, go to oksenate.gov and select “Media”) A pair of bills aimed at...

Deadline to change party affiliation is March 31, 2020

Oklahomans who want to change their party affiliation before the Primary or Runoff Primary Elections later...