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Oklahomans rush to buy guns at mention of tighter controls

Oklahomans rush to buy guns at mention of tighter controls

Oklahomans are keeping an eye on gun sales as President Barack Obama advocates for tighter gun controls. In a yesterday speech, Obama cited mass shootings like the December 2012 killings in Newtown, Connecticut, as demonstrating the need to close loopholes that allow some to avoid background checks. A total of 60,628 Oklahomans went out and obtained gun licenses in 2013, a 50 percent increase over... »