Russell Says He'll Push Gun Rights Bills
|Open carry, concealed |
carry on campus his goals
The Oklahoma City Republican said today he's optimistic both measures will receive bipartisan support in the GOP-controlled Legislature.
An open carry bill passed the Legislature last year, but was vetoed by Governor Brad Henry. Governor Mary Fallin has indicated she supports open carry.
Russell's plan to allow concealed guns on campus is expected to draw bitter opposition from university officials, The Associated Press reported. Chancellor of Higher Education Glen Johnson recently told lawmakers that all 25 public college and university presidents oppose the idea.