Bill in Oklahoma to Legalize Tattooing Passes Committee
Francis-Smith, Janice, THE JOURNAL RECORD
It was a colorful crowd - literally - that burst into applause Monday as a legislative committee approved a bill to legalize tattooing in Oklahoma. Illustrations adorned arms, legs and other body parts of many of those who came to support Senate Bill 806, though lawmakers discussed the bill so long most of the visitors did not get the opportunity to speak.
I think it's great - it's about time, said Louis Hosino, a tattoo artist from Shawnee who said he is currently not practicing in deference to Oklahoma's law, though he had practiced tattooing in Oklahoma in years past. I feel it is a contradiction that permanent cosmetics is legal and the art of tattoo is not, Hosino …
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