Tuesday, April 20, 2021

"Second Amendment Sanctuary State Act" passes Oklahoma House, heads to Governor


Bill Creating the "Second Amendment Sanctuary State Act" Passes Oklahoma House

OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill creating the “Second Amendment Sanctuary State Act” passed the Oklahoma House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Senate Bill 631, authored by Rep. Sean Roberts, R-Hominy, states that any federal, state, county or municipal act, law, executive order, administrative order, court order, rule, policy or regulation ordering the buy-back, confiscation or surrender of firearms, firearm accessories or ammunition from law-abiding citizens of this state shall be considered an infringement on the rights of citizens to keep and bear arms as guaranteed by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States and Article II, Section 26 of the Constitution of Oklahoma.

“Senate Bill 631 ensures that the State Legislature will protect the unalienable right of Oklahomans to keep and bear arms as guaranteed to them by the Second Amendment,” said Roberts. “Recent action and rhetoric from the federal government has shown just how important this bill really is.”

SB 631 was authored in the Senate by Sen. Warren Hamilton, R-McCurtain, and passed in that chamber by a vote of  38-8. It passed today in the House by a vote of 78-17 and will now be sent to the governor’s desk for consideration.

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