Oklahoma legislators are working to strengthen gun rights and self-defense in the Sooner State in 2023. Several new bills and some existing bills yet to be heard will be introduced during the legislative session.
SEVERAL NEW PRO 2A BILLS ARE BEING INTRODUCED & CONSIDERED IN OK.
The Pro 2A bills that are under consideration by Oklahoma lawmakers range from expanding carry rights and self-defense to defending against Federal overreach and infringements to citizens' 2nd Amendment rights.
Senate Bill 80 would better clarify the conditions and justification for "Brandishing" or pointing a firearm at someone in self-defense. Additional bills would require state prosecutors to prove unlawful use of a firearm.
Oklahoma legislators are working to strengthen gun rights & self-defense in 2023
Another bill House Bill 1404 would expand constitutional carry rights to include boats. This would be more of an update to existing gun laws, amending the state's current self-defense act as it relates to permitless carry.
OKLAHOMA SEEKS TO STRENGTHEN ITS 2ND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY STATUS
House Bill 1002 would grant Oklahoma county sheriff departments the authority to arrest any Federal agent or employee that attempts to enforce laws that infringe on the Second Amendment rights of Oklahomans.
Another bill House Bill 2643 would make all Oklahoma-made firearms exempt from Federal regulation. There are numerous Pro 2A bills making their way through the various stages of the Oklahoma legislative process.
We could see the passage of a bill in 2023 that would prohibit the state from conducting any business with banks that discriminate against the firearms industry and customers. These are just a few of the Pro 2A bills.
Top 10 most popular carry guns in Oklahoma
Check out the top 10 most popular carry guns in the Sooner State. While there are a wide variety of firearms and calibers to choose from for everyday carry (EDC) the handguns listed below are among the most purchased and widely used personal and home defense weapons in Oklahoma. These models and brands account for the majority of gun sales in the state and are among the most popular choices for EDC or home defense weapons (HDW). If you're looking for a quality reliable EDC/HDW these are all solid picks. Which by default makes them the most popular. WARNING: Seek proper training and instruction on firearm safety rules and the practice of safe gun handling skills prior to the loading and carrying and/or shortage of a firearm. The time to learn what to do and how to do it isn't when your safety and life depend on it. BE SAFE!
See How The Ten Most Dangerous Cities In Oklahoma Rank
While some of Oklahoma's most dangerous cities may not be a total shocker, there are some real surprises on this Top Ten list.
Top 10 safest towns & cities in Oklahoma
These 10 Oklahoma towns and cities have been ranked and named as the safest in the entire Sooner State. If you're looking for someplace to move, retire or visit and are worried about crime, these are the safest places. They have some of the lowest crime rates in the state, some have the lowest in the Nation according to FBI crime statistics
and the most recent survey report from safewise.com
. Most of the cities and towns that made the top 10 safest places this year are located in the southwest central portion of the state. One town made it to the very top of the list at #1 for its 4th consecutive year, that's quite an accomplishment!
25 hilarious Oklahoma personalized tags DENIED by the DMV
A great way to personalize your vehicle is with a custom license plate. There are some pretty creative and funny tags running around the Sooner State. Some are easy to get, others will have you scratching your head trying to figure it out what it says. Personalized plates are very popular and we're seeing more of them on the road every day. However, there are some rules and restrictions when it comes to what you can and can't put on your plate. If it's considered obscene, vulgar, demeaning, or includes any mention of drugs, alcohol, or illegal activities it will be DENIED. Check out the photo gallery below of some of the most hilarious tags that were rejected by the Oklahoma Department of Motor Vehicles. WARNING: some of these could be considered offensive so if you're easily offended proceed with caution. You have been officially warned.