Permitless Gun Bill Signed, Abortion Trigger Bill Advances & New Parole Board Members Appointed

Mar 1, 2019

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel about Governor Stitt signing his first bill allowing anyone over 21 to carry a gun without a permit or training, a Senate committee passes measures to give the governor power over the hiring and firing of five state agency directors and another Senate committee passing legislation making abortion illegal if Roe v. Wade gets overturned in the US Supreme Court.

The trio also discusses bills which didn't make it out of committee before the deadline and the Governor appoints three corrections reform advocates to the Pardon and Parole Board.

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