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Oklahoma lacks all of the foundational gun violence prevention laws and its policies place it squarely in the group of “national failures.” The state has  some of the highest gun death rates, gun suicide rates, and household firearm ownership rates in the country. The state’s laws are, unfortunately, only getting weaker: In 2019, the state repealed its permitting requirement for the concealed carry of firearms. Very few protections remain for Oklahoma residents.

766 In an average year, 766 people die by guns in Oklahoma. More at EveryStat.
#43 in the country for Gun Law Strength. (Same as last year). See why.

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