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Grandfield lawmaker pushes for open-carry firearms with no licenses

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO) - A Grandfield lawmaker is pushing for Oklahomans to be able to openly carry firearms without a state-issued license.

Representative Jeff Coody says it's a constitutional right to bear arms, therefore people should not need a license or training that comes with it. His fellow house members overwhelmingly passed a bill to make it happen. Opponents believe bad things could happen with no training. The state senate is now considering the legislation.

Concealed firearm carriers would still need a license.

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