HB2617 To Be Heard; HJR1026 Passes Rules Committee

It appears that Senators Bingman and Schulz truly stepped up for gun owners by persuading Senator Barrington to hear several gun bills on Thursday, among them is HB2617, which we have been asking for over the last week.  This bill will remove almost all unsecured state and local government buildings from the list of prohibited […]

HB2617 In Trouble: Calls Needed

This morning it became clear that Senator Barrington, who is term limited and no longer has to face an election, is showing his true colors this year.  He has, with some arm twisting, allowed some good bills through his committee in the past (he is quick to remind people that we applauded him for doing […]

Gun Bills in Trouble in the Senate

Several gun bills assigned to the Senate Public Safety Committee appear to be in trouble.  Senator Barrington, chairman of the committee, would not commit earlier Tuesday to hear the bills.  Please call Senator Barrington at 405-521-5563 or email him at barrington@oksenate.gov and ask him to hear the following bills this week.  Calls and emails need […]

K-12 Parking Lot Bill Passes House

Sally Kern’s K-12 parking lot bill, HB2329, passed the House today 76-17.  This bill will allow handgun permit holders to leave their weapon in their locked vehicle while parked in the parking lot of K-12 schools in Oklahoma.  Currently, the only time it is legal for a permit holder to have their weapon on school […]

Bills Continue to Move Through House

Gun bills continue to move through the House this session.  So far, five House Bills have passed floor votes and been sent to the Senate.  We have several more that must move this week.  We will let you know if we need calls and emails to help any of them through the process. To date, […]

Legislative Update

The first round of committee meetings is in the books.  A total of 19 House bills advanced out of committee.  These bills include OK2A agenda bills such as HB2324 (The Gun Free School Zones nullification bill), Sally Kern’s Common Sense Zero Tolerance bill (aka, the pastry bill), and the K-12 parking lot bill.  Also a […]

2013 State Legislative Wrap-Up

The state legislature adjourned for the year last Friday.  As another session has come and gone, OK2A continues to successfully expand gun-owners’ rights in Oklahoma.  While we did not get everything we wanted and there were some battles, especially with Senate leadership, we did get some important legislation passed. HB1314 was signed by the Governor […]