OKLAHOMA CITY - A bill that would restrict a politician's ability to promote gun control measures overwhelmingly passed the state House Thursday.
Rep. Sean Roberts, who co-authored House Bill 2020, says the intent of the legislation is to prohibit the use of taxpayer money for gun control advocacy.
“This bill will prevent taxpayer dollars from going to gun control efforts,” said Roberts, R-Hominy. “Here in Oklahoma, we believe in the Second Amendment."
Broken into three parts, the bill would make it illegal for anyone in political office to:
READ THE BILL (http://bit.ly/WKxzYt)
The bill, which passed 83-7, now heads to the state Senate for consideration.
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