Washington Notes: Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn’s gun votes draw mixed reaction

U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, who was vilified for voting to allow debate on gun legislation, got more of a mixed response last week when he voted against proposals to expand background checks and to ban certain types of semi-automatic weapons.

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Modified: April 20, 2013 at 8:02 pm •  Published: April 21, 2013
Advertisement
;

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, who was vilified for voting to allow debate on gun legislation, got more of a mixed response last week when he voted against proposals to expand background checks and to ban certain types of semi-automatic weapons.

Some praised him,...

Oklahoman subscribers have access to this article. Unlock it below.

What is this? Learn more.
NewsOK.com has disabled the comments for this article.