Oklahoma Rifle Association Opposed Constitutional Carry Bill

BY Herschel Smith
3 weeks, 6 days ago

David Codrea:

“The bill had drawn opposition from the business community and law enforcement authorities,” USA Today explained.  The LEOs wanted licensing fee revenues, and the businesses didn’t want citizens they consider “untrained” being armed on their property.

There was also opposition from another source many considered unlikely, and one that has generated no small amount of anger and accusations: The Oklahoma Rifle Association, NRA’s official state affiliate, came out against the bill.

“The Oklahoma Rifle Association opposes passage of the Constitutional Carry legislation as currently written,” group President Gary Don Scott announced in an April 26 letter to state politicians. “We feel the legislation needs to include background checks and some firearms training.”

How did ORA arrive at such a consensus?

“We conducted a survey of our membership on how they feel about Constitutional Carry legislation for our great state,” the letter continued. “The majority of the members who completed the survey feel the legislation needs to include some training and background checks. Based on the results of the survey, the Oklahoma Rifle Association opposes the passage as currently written.”

This is what happens when the slaves enjoy their slavery.  It happened to the children of Israel too when they began to bitch to Moses about being in the wilderness when they could have been enslaved.

It’s hard enough to fight the forces of evil on the other side.  It’s worse when those forces are yourselves.

Sad.


Comments

  1. On June 17, 2018 at 9:52 pm, BRVTVS said:

    “The majority of the members who completed the survey feel the legislation needs to include some training and background checks. Based on the results of the survey, the Oklahoma Rifle Association opposes the passage as currently written.”

    Democracy: The system that picks Barrabas over Jesus.

  2. On June 18, 2018 at 2:11 am, Ned said:

    Fudd = Quisling.

  3. On June 18, 2018 at 4:29 am, Steve Parker, M.D. said:

    Too much “feeling” and not enough “thinking” going on in OK.

  4. On June 18, 2018 at 6:49 am, ragman said:

    “Citizens untrained”? How about the worthless cops that are poorly trained, unfamiliar with gun laws, conduct midnight raids on the wrong house, throw flashbangs into cribs of infants, shoot our pets “because they can”, &TC. The list of screw ups by the “only ones” is endless yet armed citizens are not to be trusted? Truly a Bizarro world we live in!

  5. On June 18, 2018 at 8:13 am, jim said:

    Israel begged for a King. The lord said not to do it, and to stay with judges. they wanted a king because everyone else had one. They were warned about what happens with kings. and since they had the choice the warnings came to be.

  6. On June 18, 2018 at 10:11 am, NOG said:

    Perhaps someone should tell these fudds they don’t “need” those high powered scoped sniper rifles that can kill children from a mile away. Tell them they need to register them now and leave them at a “safe” gun range under lock and key for “safety”.

  7. On June 18, 2018 at 12:42 pm, Gryphon said:

    More Proof that the nra is a Gun Control Organization…

  8. On June 18, 2018 at 7:13 pm, Mack said:

    “This is what happens when the slaves enjoy their slavery.”

    I tried to interest David Codrea in the book below, without success.

    Perhaps you might try and read it.

    “The Politics of Obedience: The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude”
    * https://mises.org/library/politics-obedience-discourse-voluntary-servitude

    Or, as Murray N. Rothbard wrote here:

    * https://www.lewrockwell.com/1970/01/murray-n-rothbard/overthrowing-the-state/

    [SNIP]
    [W]hy in the world do people consent to their own enslavement?

    La Boétie cuts to the heart of what is, or rather should be, the central problem of political philosophy: the mystery of civil obedience. Why do people, in all times and places, obey the commands of the government, which always constitutes a small minority of the society?

  9. On June 18, 2018 at 8:47 pm, BRVTVS said:

    @Mack

    Thanks for the link! That looks truly interesting.

  10. On June 19, 2018 at 5:41 pm, Longbow said:

    Quote…“The bill had drawn opposition from… law enforcement authorities,”

    When has this NOT been the case? Still clinging to the romantic notion, better called a MYTH, that the Vast Majority of policemen support your rights?

  11. On June 26, 2018 at 9:33 pm, Jay Eimer said:

    The real 2A org in OK is OK2A, NOT the NRA endorsed OK Rifle Assoc.

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