Reynolds High School tragedy: more laws are not the answer

by Dan Lucas On Tuesday morning a 15-year-old killer murdered fellow student Emilio Hoffman, age 14, and wounded a teacher at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Oregon. The killer brought an AR-15 type rifle, a semi-automatic pistol and enough ammunition … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:46 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gun Control | 8 Comments

Lars Larson: Thoughts on the Reynolds High School tragedy

by Lars Larson Two teenagers died this week at Reynolds High School in Troutdale. One was a murderer. And John Kitzhaber, who wants another four years leading the state, admits he doesn’t know what to do. At a vigil for … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2nd Amendment, Gov. Kitzhaber, Gun Control, President Obama | 14 Comments

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

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

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 | 9 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 | 26 Comments

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