U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- On 25 April 2018, the Oklahoma House of Representatives passed Constitutional Carry by a vote of 59-28. The bill had passed the Senate unanimously on March 6th, 2018. Constitutional Carry was part a bill removing wildlife refuges as gun free zones. The amendment process allowed the bill to bypass Senate committees that had blocked Constitutional Carry in the past.
On 2 May 2018, the Oklahoma Senate passed Constitutional Carry again. The popular bill had passed both the House and the Senate by veto-proof margins. It passed the Senate on a 33-8 vote.
On 11 May of 2018, Governor Mary Fallin vetoed Constitutional Carry in Oklahoma.
Governor Fallin was term-limited, and could not run for governor for a third term. She felt free to violate her campaign promises and veto the popular bill.
On September 4, 2018, governor candidate Kevin Stitt said he would sign a Constitutional Carry bill. From news9.com:
“I would sign it. I am a constitutional conservative. I support the first amendment, the second amendment and I think the best defense for a bad guy with a gun, is a good guy with a gun,” said Stitt.
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