Lars Larson: Gun running anti-gun CA Democrat state senator

by Lars Larson If I drank adult beverages all evening I couldn’t make up a story as crazy as the one coming out of California about the gun running anti-gun Democrat state senator. You really have to consider how hypocritical … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control | 126 Comments

Are Oregon firearms background check records purged after 10 days? No

by Dan Lucas During testimony before the Oregon Senate Judiciary Hearing on SB 1551 on Feb 6, 2014, the question of how long firearms background check records are kept came up. Tricia Whitfield, Director of the Oregon State Police Identification … Continue reading

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The slippery slope of gun control

Gun control proposals are part of a grander scheme by Dan Lucas Oregon’s “universal background check” gun control bill, SB 1551, is being promoted as a reasonable step toward ending gun violence. Gun control advocates have learned to use safe … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, OR 77th Legislative Session | 8 Comments

Records retention of Oregon firearms background checks

by Dan Lucas The subject of records retention of Oregon firearms background checks came up during testimony on SB 1551, Sen. Floyd Prozanski’s unnecessary “universal background check” bill. Records retention was discussed due to privacy concerns, past examples of government … Continue reading

Posted by at 10:26 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, Oregon Senate | 11 Comments

Mark Kelly goes shooting after testifying on gun control

by NW Spotlight Mark Kelly, the husband of former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, went shooting yesterday after testifying in favor of additional gun control at the Oregon Legislature. Kelly, a former Navy captain and former astronaut, was in Oregon to testify at … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, Oregon Senate | 24 Comments

SB 1551 is not a solution, but political posturing

Sen. Betsy Close, Sen. Jeff Kruse Salem, OR - Senator Betsy Close (R-Corvallis/Albany) and Senator Jeff Kruse (R-Roseburg) issued the following statement regarding SB 1551 Thursday morning: “It is disappointing that we are focusing on such a divisive topic when the issue … Continue reading

Posted by at 12:31 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, Oregon Senate | 5 Comments

Husband of Gabby Giffords coming to Oregon?

by NW Spotlight The Oregon Firearms Federation is reporting that Mark Kelly, the husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz), is coming to testify on Sen. Floyd Prozanski’s “universal background check” bill tomorrow. The hearing on SB 1551 is … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:30 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control, Oregon Senate | 6 Comments

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