U.S. Supreme Court considers case dealing with gun rights and domestic violence

BY: - November 7, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court justices during Tuesday’s oral arguments seemed to lean toward upholding a federal law that prevents the possession of firearms by a person who is subject to a domestic violence protective order. Liberal and conservative justices appeared to side with the Biden administration’s position that the 1994 federal law is in […]

Domestic violence advocates say Oklahoma gun reforms needed to protect victims

BY: - October 27, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — Lawmakers can save countless lives if they’d only strengthen the state’s firearm laws by barring domestic abusers from owning guns, violence prevention advocates said. The idea, though, has proven a tough sell in the GOP-controlled Legislature, which in recent years has loosened gun restrictions. Advocates say more laws controlling gun access are […]

High school sports authority adds no new security protocols after fatal Oklahoma shooting

BY: - September 7, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — Despite one school district’s call for minimum safety standards in the wake of a fatal shooting at a high school football game, the governing body for Oklahoma school athletics took no action to change current security regulations. The board of directors for the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association discussed, but made no […]

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Officials respond to shooting at high school football game with few concrete ideas

BY: - August 29, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY – A loud pop of gunshots rang from the visitor’s side of the Choctaw High School football stadium. The screams of a terrified crowd followed as people fled or dropped to the ground. The shooting at the Choctaw-Del City football game Friday left a 16-year-old student dead and two other people wounded. Two […]