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OKG Newsletter


Topic: weapons

Citty under siege

A Baptist pastor wrote City Hall and called for OKC Police Chief Bill Citty’s resignation on NRA News following public comments about AR-15-type rifles.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty’s recent comments about criminals’ access to AR-15-type rifles have been both praised and condemned by political and religious leaders in the city.
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Locked, loaded and legal

High-profile cases have helped trigger a cottage industry for gun-owners’ rights.


News

Peter Wright
When it comes to gun laws, few states are friendlier to gun owners than Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Careful where you point that


Letters to the Editor

Brandon Wertz
“Locked, loaded and legal” (News, Peter Wright, May 9, Oklahoma Gazette) sounds like a gun guy’s wet dream, but it may present more problems than solutions. Concealed carry offers no indication to criminals that they are in for a fight, and thus the public presumption is that open carry is a deterrent. But there is a caveat.
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Lines of fire

State lawmakers crafted several gun bills this session, including one allowing open carry of firearms.


News

Peter Wright
Tweaking gun laws was a specialty of the state Legislature this session, passing several gun-related measures that will take effect in November.
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The Raid: Redemption

If there’s a better action film this year, ‘The Raid’ will kick its ass into nonexistence.


Action

Rod Lott
Fans of pure action cinema are apt to grow delirious with glee over The Raid: Redemption, an Indonesian crime thriller that relies so much upon the universal language of violence, one could enjoy it without subtitles.
 
Monday, August 6, 2012

Bad traffic

Mexican drug cartels impact OKC.


News

Clifton Adcock
When federal agents raided a horse ranch in Lexington in early June, it wasn’t to take a dime-bag drug dealer off the street. It was to disrupt a money-laundering operation for one of Mexico’s most brutal drug cartels.
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Gun crazy


CFN

Gazette staff
Need to make a deposit at the bank? Pack some heat!
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Loving our guns to death


Commentary

Robin Meyers
The Oklahoma response to the latest mass shooting will be utterly predictable. Gun rights in this state are like an official religion with a canned liturgy: “If guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns. Guns don’t kill people; people kill people.”
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

T.I. — Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head


Hip Hop/Rap

Ryan Querbach
Atlanta rapper T.I. has released Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head, his eighth studio album and the first since his most recent stint in prison. The title is no doubt a reference to his legal troubles on federal weapons charges, but it also makes reference to the Marvin Gaye song of the same name, which is sampled in the album’s opening track.
 
Thursday, January 3, 2013
 
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