Gov. Mary Fallin Vetoes Constitutional Carry Bill

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Senate Bill 1212 has been sitting on the desk of Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin for seven days now. It would have allowed for open carry without a permit.

The veto comes after opposition from the business community and law enforcement authorities, including top officials with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation who have said it could erode public safety.

The agency is anxious not only for officers' safety, but also the safety of Oklahomans.

Many 1-1 other states have passed related legislation, and that, if employed in Oklahoma, would possess "expunged the necessity to finish a short firearms safety and education program by a certified educator and establish proficiency having a pistol just before carrying a gun in public", according to the governor's off ice.

The OSBI could also face serious cuts if the bill becomes law.

The adoption law goes into effect November 1.

Fallin strongly reiterated her support for the right to bear arms, but expressed concerns that Senate Bill 1212 would have eliminated training requirements for persons to carry firearms and reduced the level of background checks necessary to carry a gun.

The bill would let anyone in the military who is over the age of 18 carry a weapon as well.

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The invoice handed the Oklahoma Home of Representatives in a 59-28 vote in late April.

Her decision outraged gay rights groups.

Further discussion includes the state Supreme Court upholding Oklahoma's Voter ID law and the Senate Democrats select Kay Floyd as their next leader.

The measure was supported by the Oklahoma's Catholic bishops and the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. The legislation, known as SB 1140, will allow taxpayer funded adoption agencies to cite their "religious or moral convictions" to refuse to allow LGBT people to adopt.

"SB 1140 allows faith-based agencies that contract with Oklahoma to continue to operate in accordance with their beliefs", Fallin said. The ACLU of Oklahoma brought the successful legal challenge.

"Make no mistake, we will fight for the most vulnerable Oklahomans targeted by this law", Stevenson claimed.

Acosta argues that with more than 400,000 children in foster care nationwide, including more than 16,000 in Oklahoma, the state's legislature "should be focusing on how it can attract more qualified and loving parents to the system-not rejecting potential homes based on the gender identity or sexual orientation of the parents".

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