The pressure is on.


Calls for Gov. Mary Fallin to make a decision on a bill allowing concealed carry without a permit in Oklahoma are ramping up as the window for her to act is closing.

The popular measure, SB 1212, was approved last week by lawmakers and sent to the Republican governor who has to act on the proposal within 15 days. The bill keeps the state’s current concealed carry licensing scheme but codifies that a permit is not required for a law-abiding Oklahoma resident to carry a concealed handgun. The plan’s author argues the state already recognizes the gun rights of visitors to the Sooner State from any of a dozen where constitutional carry is already the law of the land.

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