State of Oklahoma Archives: on Gun Control


Gary Richardson: Completely supportive of the Second Amendment

I am completely supportive of the Second Amendment and what it has to offer to the citizens of Oklahoma, that being the security of knowing they have the right, with appropriate guidelines, to keep and bear arms without being infringed upon. I personally have a concealed carry licenses and I am a member of the NRA.
Source: 2018 Oklahoma governor campaign website GaryRichardson.org May 2, 2017

Mike Workman: Favors common sense gun laws

Workman's campaign issues are all in the right place: he's for income equality, a $15 minimum wage, expanding the Affordable Care Act with the goal of eventual universal coverage, comprehensive immigration reform including a path to citizenship, and automatic voter registration. He's unapologetically pro-choice and in favor of common sense gun laws, although in Oklahoma he might get farther by advocating the sale of assault rifles to fetuses.
Source: Wonkette.com on 2016 Oklahoma Senate race Jun 26, 2016

James Inhofe: Opposes more gun restrictions

Question topic: More restrictive gun control laws are needed now to protect public safety.

Inhofe: Strongly Disagree

Source: Faith2Action iVoterGuide on 2014 Oklahoma Senate race Sep 30, 2014

T.W. Shannon: Right to keep and bear arms, without restrictions

Source: Fundraising press release on 2014 Oklahoma Senate race Jan 29, 2014

Matt Silverstein: Support the 2nd amendment's right-to-bear arms

Noting his Choctaw grandmother, Silverstein said her stories of being thrown into a government boarding school and beaten if she spoke her native language, taught him that government can't be allowed to get too big or too powerful, while also helping him recognize the importance of supporting the 2nd amendment's right-to-bear arms.
Source: RedDirtReport.com coverage of 2014 Oklahoma Senate race Aug 13, 2013

Joe Dorman: Ok for school employees to carry handguns in school

Dorman voted YEA on HB 1062, Authorizes School Employees to Carry Handguns on School Property. Bill Passed House (68-23).
Source: Vote Smart's Synopsis of Oklahoma Legislative voting records Mar 12, 2013

Joe Dorman: Co-sponsored "Stand Your Ground Law"

Dorman co-sponsored HCS HB 2615, "Stand Your Ground Law"; Bill Passed Senate (39-5):