Henry said the measure would have exempted buyers of Oklahoma-made guns from federal criminal background checks and other regulatory safeguards. The bill would have made it easier for criminals to obtain a wide array of weapons in Oklahoma and endanger residents and law enforcement officers in the process.
The veto will more than likely be overridden. The bill passed both the senate and house with overwhelming, bipartisan support. Apparently, this is another one of his "Obama Moments".