Tag: Oklahoma

Protecting yourself in church is the focus of a state bill

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

GROVE, Okla. – A bill is working its way around the Capitol focusing on guns and church. In Oklahoma, a person has the right to protect himself using deadly force inside his home, car or place of business. House Bill 2988 is intended to clear up any legal loopholes and include churches as well. "I […]

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Legislation offers churches protection

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Legislation giving churches the same protection against violent crimes as homeowners and businesses passed the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday. Rep. Mike Ritze (R-Broken Arrow) authored House Bill 2988, which will expand the legal authority of churches to protect themselves in violent situations. “We’ve had numerous pastors, churches, places of worship over the last couple of […]

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