Oregon expanded gun background check law takes effect

by Sen. Doug Whitsett One of the most controversial bills enacted during the Oregon Legislative Assembly’s 2015 regular session was Senate Bill 941. It was passed by both legislative chambers on party-line votes and signed into law by Governor Kate … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:45 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, OR 78th Legislative Session | 17 Comments

Recent tragedies underscore misguided gun control efforts

by Dan Lucas Several recent tragedies have underscored flaws and falsehoods inherent in gun control efforts in the U.S. The first is the horrific murder of four Marines and a Navy sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee, by Kuwaiti-born Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez. … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control | 10 Comments

Bad anti-gun ‘lock up’ bill: No real problem or even factual basis

by Dan Lucas During the Oregon Legislative session that ended earlier this month, two Portland-area Democrats introduced a bill (SB 945) to make it a crime for a gun owner if a minor got access to a gun that wasn’t … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, OR 78th Legislative Session | 11 Comments

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signs flawed, partisan anti-gun SB 941

Oregon House Republican Office House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) issued the following statement in response to Governor Brown’s signing of Senate Bill 941: “I’m disappointed, but not surprised, that Governor Brown today signed another partisan bill that was … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:32 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gov. Kate Brown, Gun Control, OR 78th Legislative Session | 6 Comments

Anti-gun bill SB 941 passed in the Oregon House

by NW Spotlight The anti-gun bill SB 941, “universal” background checks, passed the Oregon House 32-28 yesterday afternoon after a lengthy floor debate. SB 941 was already passed by the Oregon Senate back in mid-April. The bill now moves to … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gov. Kate Brown, Gun Control, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, Oregon Senate | 4 Comments

Oregon bills on ivory, pot and attacking religious freedoms

With one-party rule in Oregon, we are seeing more loss of freedoms every week by Sen. Jeff Kruse (R-Roseburg) At this point in the Session I thought I would show the track of three bills and the way they have … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:11 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Marijuana, OR 78th Legislative Session, Religious Liberty | 18 Comments

Update on 3 main Oregon gun bills

by NW Spotlight The House has been receiving thousands of emails and phone calls opposing SB941, and it’s making a difference! Please continue emailing and calling your representative to help stop this bad bill. There are three main gun bills … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, OR 78th Legislative Session | 2 Comments

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