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OKG Newsletter


Topic: guns

Whole lotta crazy going on


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
There’s enough extreme ideological legislation floating around the state Capitol right now to make a decent reality television show.
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Fancy that


CFN

Gazette staff
In the 2001 Broadway revival of Annie Get Your Gun, country music superstar and Oklahoma native Reba McEntire had no problem settling into the leading role of Annie Oakley. After all, Annie, a gun-wielding spitfire of a lady, isn’t too far removed from McEntire’s own persona.
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Making schools safe


Commentary

Todd Lamb
After the tragic events in Newtown, Conn., last December, Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman and House Speaker T.W. Shannon asked me to chair the Oklahoma Commission on School Security (OCSS). As a former U.S. Secret Service special agent, I have a background and training in security. As a state senator, I was the principal author of the Oklahoma School Security Act.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Newtown school shooter visited Oklahoma gun range


News

Gazette staff
An Oklahoma gun range has a connection, however peripheral, to the Sandy Hook massacre.
 
Thursday, March 28, 2013

Gunning for freedom


CFN

Gazette staff
House Bill 1062 — you know, the one that pushed to arm teachers in Oklahoma public schools — will not be heard by the state Senate Education Committee this legislative session, despite the measure having been approved by House members.
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Bearing arms

Metro gun sales skyrocket in the wake of the Connecticut school massacre.


News

Tim Farley
Public reaction to the killings at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school was swift and immediate in terms of sympathy for the victims, outrage toward the killer and the expected push for stricter restrictions on guns.
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Dead or alive


CFN

Gazette staff
As the state legislative session winds down, some lawmakers are working to resuscitate proposals that already died. That can be promising news for Oklahomans who fancy schoolteachers packing heat, and more bad news for Oklahomans who don’t like the idea of distracted drivers zooming along the highway.
 
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Miracle on 23rd Street: a tax cut


Commentary

Cal Hobson
With the exception of that most beloved Republican activity — the buying, selling, exchanging, concealing, cleaning, carrying, showing, stroking and shooting of guns — members of the party once led by Lincoln are now best known for their genetically driven obsession: cutting taxes anytime, anywhere, any size, for any reason or excuse.
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Slippery definitions


Letters to the Editor

Megan Hodge
There are problems with any kind of gun control bill:
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Lock and load


CFN

Gazette staff
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Tulsa, believes Barack Obama might qualify for an episode of Hoarders because he’s trying to infringe on your Second Amendment rights. Dude, it’s so obvious!
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
 
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