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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The consideration by a Tea Party group in Oklahoma of forming a state guard militia introduced; Second Amendment quoted. [Voice of state senator Steve RUSSELL- opposes forming a militia.] [State senator randy BROGDON- criticizes Congress for overreaching into state economies.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Brogdon about a state guard. [BROGDON - says Oklahoma has a state guard available in the statutes; states he simply affirmed our Second Amendment right to keep & bear arms; wants a "quiet revolution" with limited government; notes how the federal government has a devastating effect on the state; backs states rights; clarifies his position on a militia.]
- Cooper, Anderson
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