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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin speaking at the National Governors Association in Washington. Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training. Fallin also signed off on a bill exempting faith-based agencies from placing children in adoption or foster care should that placement violate the agency's religious beliefs. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Gun Buyers ClubThe Republican governor of Oklahoma[1], Mary Fallin, pleased gun control campaigners and angered gay rights groups on Friday, when she vetoed a bill that would have allowed adults to carry handguns without a permit and signed another that permits religious organizations to exclude same sex couples from adoptions.

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The twin actions followed a tumultuous session of the state legislature that saw striking teachers march on the capitol, prompting lawmakers to raise taxes including on

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Gun Buyers ClubOKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma's Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National Rifle Association[1] in a conservative state. The NRA had supported the bill's passage and had urged Fallin to sign it. 

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The veto comes after opposition from the business community and law enforcement authorities, including top officials with the Oklahoma

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FAIRFAX, Va. – The Executive Director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, Chris W. Cox, released the following statement on Friday in reaction to Gov. Mary Fallin’s veto of Senate Bill 1212:  “Gov. Fallin vetoed this important piece of self-defense legislation despite the state Legislature’s overwhelming approval of the bill and her commitment to NRA members to support constitutional carry when she ran for reelection. Make no mistake, this temporary setback will be rectified when Oklahoma
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