Tag Archives: Gun Control/Laws/Regulation

In A Break From The Past, Oregon Sheriffs Change Their Approach To Gun Laws

Many sheriffs in Washington and Colorado are saying they won’t enforce new gun laws. But some Oregon sheriffs already tried that and realized it doesn’t work. Early this past June, Coos County Sheriff Craig Zanni was in his Coquille, Oregon, office fielding an email from a sovereign citizen. The sender was claiming that the Oregon […]
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Oregon & The Gun Sanctuary Movement – The Corvallis Advocate

Last fall, The Advocate reported on a new type of local sanctuary law being passed in counties around Oregon, known broadly as “Second Amendment sanctuary” laws. They give local law enforcement officials like sheriffs the authority to interpret whether state and federal gun laws conflict with the Second Amendment of the Constitution, and allows them […]
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After Virginia Beach Shootings, Hope Still Looms

State Library Ed. Note: Story is included since it mentions gun control legislation considered by 2019 Oregon Legislature. After another mass shooting, this time in Virginia Beach, the world looks bleak. But hope is on the horizon. Too many guns. Too little hope. Source: After Virginia Beach Shootings, Hope Still Looms – The Atlantic

West Coast anti-gun mania spreading to Washington | Opinion |

Oregon lawmakers are considering new gun control laws. Normally this Washington citizen wouldn’t be concerned with Oregon lawmakers. However, these kinds of (leftist/liberal/progressive) ideas have a distressing tendency to just keep moving up the West Coast, first from California, then to Oregon, ultimately arriving in Washington state’s own crazytown, Olympia. Source: West Coast anti-gun mania […]
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Gun bill demise angers students in ‘fight for our lives’

Young people try to negotiate obstacles as they lobby hard for changes to make their schools safe from gun violence. One recent Monday, phones of students from Portland to Salem lit up. The news came through a Slack channel of student activists: a bill to tighten the state’s gun laws had been nixed, the result […]
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Students Urge Action After Oregon Legislators Nix Gun Bill

A group of students from the gun safety group March For Our Lives were in Salem on Thursday to meet with Oregon lawmakers and their staff over a recently nixed piece of firearm legislation. Source: Students Urge Action After Oregon Legislators Nix Gun Bill | Jefferson Public Radio

Students upset with Gov. Brown over gun bill

Students from school districts across Oregon have been involved in gun control efforts for more than a year. They feel like their safety is being used as a bargaining chip by state lawmakers and are especially upset with Gov. Kate Brown. Source: Students upset with Gov. Brown over gun bill

Oregon passes bill to keep guns from stalkers and abusers

Democrats in the Oregon Legislature pushed through a gun control bill Thursday after they sacrificed a more sweeping one — to the ire of student activists — in a deal with minority Republicans. Source: Oregon passes bill to keep guns from stalkers and abusers | kgw.com

Students beg lawmakers to take up gun control bill, re-energized after Parkrose incident

On Thursday afternoon, student activists pushing for stricter gun control laws will meet with lawmakers for a fourth time this legislative session in Salem. Source: Students beg lawmakers to take up gun control bill, re-energized after Parkrose incident | KPIC

Oregon passes gun bill

Democrats in the Oregon Legislature pushed through a gun control bill Thursday after they sacrificed a more sweeping one — to the ire of student activists — in a deal with minority Republicans. The bill senators passed 25-3 on Thursday is aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of domestic abusers and stalkers. Source: […]
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